How to Record Your Voice on iPhone

If you want to record your voice on your iPhone, Apple makes it easy as there is a builtin Voice Memos app designed specifically for the task.

There are also a number of thirdparty recording apps available on the app store that you can use to record your voice on iPhone. This guide is designed to show you how easy it is to record your voice on iPhone.

How to use Voice Memos apps to record on iPhone?

The Voice Memos app is stored in the service folder on iPhone. If you plan to use this app on a regular basis, it’s a good idea to move it to your iPhone’s home screen so it’s easily accessible.

Open the Voice Memos app on your iPhone and the first time you use it, it will ask you if you want to sync your recordings to iCloud. This is a good idea as your entries are stored in iCloud and updated automatically.

Once you have opened the app on your iPhone, you will see a red “Record” button at the bottom of the screen, click on it and you will start recording a voice note.

Now you can speak into the microphone on your iPhone and a recording of your message will be recorded, to adjust the recording level, you can move the microphone closer or further away from you.

When a note is being recorded, you will see a button at the bottom of the screen with a square in the middle, to stop recording, press the square and your recording will be saved.

How to play saved voice recordings?

Once you have recorded voice or sounds on your iPhone with the Voice Memos app, you can easily play them back on your iPhone. If you have iCloud turned on, you can also play these voice memos from other iCloudenabled devices.

To play the recordings, open the Voice Memos app on iPhone and select All Recordings, then select the recording you want to listen to and click Play. The voice memo will now play on your iPhone.

When playing a recording, you can also change some settings, click on the three lines on the left and you will be given a number of options. You can adjust the playback speed, enhance the recording and skip the silence in the recording.


The Voice Memos app on iPhone is a great way to take notes. There are also a number of different third party apps that you can use to create audio recordings on your iPhone. Be sure to check out our handy guide on how to record a call on iPhone.

We hope you find this guide helpful, and if you have any comments or questions, please let us know in the comments below.

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