How to send voice memos on iOS 16

Messaging has come a long way since SMS text messages were first introduced for mobile phones. You can now share images, videos, voice messages, and much more using instant messengers. iPhones also allow you to record and keep voice memos. This can help you note down ideas, record important conversations, and much more.

There might be times when you wish to share your voice memos with someone, so here’s how you can do that on iOS 16. 

How to send Voice Memos on iOS 16

You can send Voice Memos from the dedicated app using the Share option. Follow the steps below to help you with the process. 

Open the Voice Memos app and tap on the Voice Memo you wish to share.

Now tap the 3-dot (Moreicon. 

Tap and select Share from the options on your screen.

Now tap and select the desired app through which you want to share your voice memo.

And that’s how you can share Voice Memos from your iPhone.

How to send an audio message in the Messages app on iOS 16

The Messages app allows you to share audio messages when using iMessage. This can be a great way to text back to someone when you’re busy or you don’t wish to type much. Here’s how you can send an audio message in the Messages app. 

Open the conversation where you wish to share an audio message using the Messages app and tap the audio message icon at the bottom of your text box. 

Now tap and hold on the Mic icon and record your message. 

Once you have recorded your message simply release your finger and the audio message will be sent automatically. 

And that’s how you send an audio message in the Messages app. 


Here are a few commonly asked questions about sharing Voice Memos that should help you get up to speed with the latest information.

Are audio messages Voice Memos?

No audio messages are a feature of iMessage that expire depending on your settings. Voice Memos on the other hand are recorded audio clips that won’t expire and can be downloaded and stored for later use. 

Can I transfer my Voice Memos to my computer?

Yes, you can use iTunes to transfer Voice Memos to your computer. 

Will Voice Memos expire like audio messages?

No, Voice Memos won’t expire and can be downloaded like any other audio clip for later use. 

We hope this post helped you easily share Voice Memos on your iPhone. If you face any issues or have any more questions, feel free to drop them in the comments below.

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