iOS 16 Changes How You Record And Send Audio Messages On Your iPhone — Here’s How It Works Now « iOS & iPhone :: Gadget Hacks

To record a voice message in the iOS 15 Messages app, press and hold the voice message button in the text entry field of a conversation. Then you can preview before sending, or swipe up to send immediately. With iOS 16 for iPhone, that’s no longer the case.

The voice message button in the text input field has been replaced with the new dictation button in iOS 16, so trying to use it to send a voice message will get you nowhere. When I try to long press the microphone icon in Dictation, iOS points out that the voice message button has been moved to the app drawer. Even if the app drawer is hidden, iOS will unhide it to reveal the new button.

This change will also appear in iPadOS 16.1 for iPad, which is still in beta.

Using the voice messaging app

When you open the new Voice Messages app in your app drawer, its interface replaces your keyboard. Swipe up or double-tap the expand icon to show the timeline, swipe down or double-tap the collapse icon to minimize the view. In either view, you can send voice messages in two ways.

Option 1: Tap to record

  1. Tap the microphone button to start recording.
  2. Tap the stop button when you’re done.
  3. Tap the play button to preview the voice message before sending, tap the X icon in the text input field to discard the recording, or tap the send button in the text input field to send the voice message.

Option 2: Press and hold to record

  1. Press and hold the microphone button to start and continue recording. While pressed, the mic button becomes a send button.
  2. To send the voice message immediately, lift your finger over the send button. Or slide your finger until the send button becomes an X and release to discard the recording.

Receiving voice messages

Nothing has changed when it comes to receiving voice messages. You can also tap play or pick up your iPhone (refer to the following) to listen to the voice message.Message is visible to both sender and recipient[保持]It disappears after 2 minutes unless you tap to save. You can also remove the two minute limit by turning off Expires in your message settings.

To enable Raise to Listen,[設定]–>[メッセージ]Go to and scroll down to voice message Expand the section and toggle Raise to Listen on. Once powered on, you can hold your iPhone to your ear and listen to incoming messages. After listening to them, Raise to Listen changes to Raise to Talk so you can bring your iPhone to your mouth and start recording your response.

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