WhatsApp voice messaging allows you to instantly communicate with contacts and groups. It provides an enriching chat experience, and you can use it to deliver important and time-sensitive information. As such, all voice messages are downloaded automatically.
While recording a voice message, you can slide left to cancel it.
While recording a longer voice message, you can tap CANCEL to cancel it.
Note: On some phones, you might have to wait for a second before speaking if the beginning of your message isn't recorded.
Tap Play to listen to voice messages you've sent or received.
Hold the phone up to your ear to play the message through your phone's speakers or hold the phone away from your head to listen to the message on speakerphone. When headphones are plugged in, voice messages will always play through your headphones.
On received voice messages you'll see:
On sent voice messages you'll see:
Learn how to use voice messaging on: iPhone