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17 April 2024

WhatsApp's Cool New Update: Making Voice Messages a Breeze

By E247

WhatsApp's Cool New Update: Making Voice Messages a Breeze
Hey WhatsApp Users, Get Ready for Some Neat Tricks!

Have you ever found yourself fumbling with your phone, trying to keep that voice message button pressed while you talk? Or maybe you've sent a voice message only to realize you babbled something you didn't mean to? Well, WhatsApp's latest update is here to save the day, making voice messages more user-friendly than ever!

No More Thumb Gymnastics!
First up, let's talk about the nifty "swipe up to lock" feature. Say goodbye to the days of awkwardly holding your thumb down on that microphone icon. Now, all you need to do is swipe up, and voilà, you're in hands-free recording heaven. Perfect for those longer rants, er, I mean, messages, where you need both hands to gesture (because we all do that, even when no one can see us, right?).

Listen Before You Leap
Ever wish you could take back that voice message the moment you sent it? While WhatsApp hasn't invented a time machine (yet), they've given us the next best thing: the ability to preview our messages before we send them off into the digital ether. This means you can make sure you're making sense, not just making noise, before your message reaches its destination.

Fast-Forward Through the Chatter
We've all been there: someone sends you a voice message that seems to go on for eons. You love your chatty friends, but sometimes you just need to get to the point. Enter WhatsApp's new high-speed playback feature. Now, you can zip through those mini audio novels and get the gist without the time commitment. It's like speed reading, but for your ears!

What's the Buzz?
So, what's the word on the street about these updates? Users are giving them two thumbs up, thrilled with the added convenience and control over their voice messaging experience. It's a game-changer for anyone who's ever wished for a more forgiving, flexible way to communicate.

In a nutshell, WhatsApp's latest update is all about making your life easier. Whether you're a voice message novice or a seasoned pro, these new features are sure to add a little pep to your messaging step. So, go ahead, update your app, and start enjoying a smoother, smarter way to communicate. Your thumbs (and your friends) will thank you!.

How to send voice messages

Send a voice message

  1. Open an individual or group chat.
  2. Click the microphone microphone and start speaking.
  3. Once finished, click the check mark check mark.
  • While recording a voice message, you can click the X icon to cancel it.
  • While recording, you can also click the red pause button pause to pause recording or preview a draft of your message. Click the red mic icon mic to continue recording within the same voice message.

On sent voice messages you'll see:

  • A gray microphone microphone for voice messages that haven’t been played by all recipients (but might have been played by some).
  • A blue microphone microphone for voice messages that all recipients have played.