How to Record Long Voice Message in WhatsApp on iPhone

Thanks to a new feature called "Locked Recording," WhatsApp now lets you record long voice message hands-free. Get to know how it's done:

Recording long voice message in WhatsApp on iPhone is just made easier. If you are one of those folks who often communicate using voice message, you’d really appreciate this neat feature.

Talking about this nifty feature, you no longer need to hold your finger on the mic while recording a voice message. One important thing worth noting is that while making a locked recording, you won’t be able to navigate to another chat.

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How to Record Long Voice Message in WhatsApp on iPhone

How to Record Long Voice Message in WhatsApp on iPhone

Before going ahead with the process, update WhatsApp to the latest version on your iPhone. Open App Store on your device → Tap on Updates tab and then tap on Update button.

Step #1. Launch WhatsApp on your device → Tap on Chats tab, if it’s not already selected.

Step #2. Next, open a conversation and tap and hold the mic button.

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Tap and Hold the Mic in WhatsApp on iPhone

Step #3. Now, slide up on the padlock UI element along the right-hand side of the chat window to lock the recording.

Record Long Voice Message in WhatsApp on iPhone

Step #4. Once you have recorded the message, hit the send button to send the message.

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Send Long Voice Message in WhatsApp on iPhone

That’s all folks!

Enjoy messaging!

So, use this simple feature to further enhance your messaging. As a user, I have found it quite user-friendly.

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One of the features that I’m eagerly waiting to arrive in this messaging apps is peer-to-peer money transfer just like Facebook Messenger and iMessage.

What’s the one feature you’d like to see in this app soon? Let us know that in the comments below.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
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