The Voice Memos app on your iPhone is a great way to record audio on the device. The process of creating a voice memo is fairly simple, and memos that are saved to your iPhone can be shared in a number of different ways.
But the Voice Memos app also interacts with some other features on your iPhone, including voicemails that you have received. This means that you can save a voicemail as a voice memo, then save or share those memos in the same way that you would with any other voice memo. Our guide below will show you how.
Saving a Voicemail as a Voice Memo in iOS 9
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 6 Plus, in iOS 9.2. Note that this feature is only available on iPhones that are using iOS 9 or higher. You can read here to learn how to check which version of iOS is installed on your device.
Here is how to save a voicemail as a voice memo on an iPhone in iOS 9 –
- Open the Phone app.
- Select Voicemail at the bottom of the screen.
- Tap on the voicemail that you want to save.
- Tap the Share icon.
- Select the Voice Memos option.
These steps are also shown below with pictures –
Step 1: Tap the Phone icon.
Step 2: Select the Voicemail option at the bottom-right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Tap on the voicemail that you wish to save as a voice memo.
Step 4: Tap the Share icon.
Step 5: Select the Voice Memos option from the choices at the bottom of the screen.
You can then open the Voice Memos app to view and listen to the voicemail.
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