Tech Tip – How To Send A WhatsApp Voice Message

Date: Aug 11, 2022

Tech Tip – How To Send A WhatsApp Voice Message

If you need to instantly deliver important, time sensitive information to your contacts and / or groups in WhatsApp, you can use "voice messages."

Here is how to use this feature:

To send a voice message

  • Open WhatsApp
  • Select an individual or group chat
  • Tap and hold the microphone icon and start speaking
  • Once finished recording just let go of the microphone icon
  • The voice message will automatically send.
  • If you need to cancel the message while recording it, slide left and it will put the recording in the bin

To send a longer voice message

  • Open WhatsApp
  • Select an individual or group chat
  • Tap and hold the microphone icon and start speaking
  • Whilst speaking, slide up to lock hands-free recording
  • If you want to pause the recording, tap the red pause button where you can preview a draft of your message
  • Tap the red mic icon to continue recording within the same voice message
  • When you are ready to send, tap pause, then the blue arrow to send the recording