WhatsApp voice messaging allows you to instantly communicate with contacts and groups. You can use it to deliver important and time-sensitive information. As such, all voice messages are downloaded automatically.
Play a voice message
Tap Play to listen to voice messages you've sent or received.
Listen to the message.
Hold the phone up to your ear to play the message through your phone’s speakers.
Hold the phone away from your head to play the message on speakerphone. Note: Voice messages will always play through your headphones when they’re plugged in.
On received voice messages you'll see:
A green microphone on voice messages you haven't played.
A blue microphone on voice messages you've already played.