You can now Record WhatsApp Voicemails in the background

After sending pictures or messages to our friends, one of the most used functions in WhatsApp, is voice notes. Many hate them and others love them, but voice notes, whether we like it or not, have become an indispensable tool in the application. Now you can record WhatsApp voice notes in the background without using your hands.

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To record voice memos, until now, you had to be holding the phone. But now WhatsApp allows you to record voice notes without using your hands with a new recorder that works in the background. A very simple function that will allow WhatsApp to continue recording audio even if you go to another application. In addition, you will not have to go back to WhatsApp to stop the recording but from the extended notification of the app, you can pause it when you want to stop recording.

Record WhatsApp voicemails Up to 15 minutes

To record voice notes of WhatsApp follow the steps below.

  • Click on the clip to attach in the conversations. 
  • Once the drop-down menu opens,  go to the option “audio”. 
  • When we click on audio now, a button is opened that says “record with WhatsApp “. 
  • Simply click on the option to open a new floating window that allows you to record up to 15 minutes of maximum audio. 

Once you click on the record option, you can go to any other application and your audio will not stop in the middle. 

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This function is very useful to many of us who wants to record the WhatsApp voice calls. To stop the recording we do not have to go back to the app, but in the notification bar, you can pause it. Once your recording is finished, you can reproduce it before sending it and once you like it sent it.

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The ability to record WhatsApp voice memos in the background will help in many ways. For example, make audio tutorials on mobile phones without the need for elaborate editing. We can also tell friends or colleagues something that is in another application. For example, we can read some tweets without the use of another mobile to help us.

The feature is currently only available for WhatsApp Beta version 2.17.290. At the moment it is only reaching users through the beta program of the application but it will be a matter of time that reaches to all WhatsApp users. To be part of the WhatsApp beta updates program, just sign up for Google Play and receive the news before the rest of the users.

Just a few days ago WhatsApp updated its beta and added the possibility to zoom on the images of contacts, something that is not possible yet. Also, there is another update regarding the WhatsApp for business people. Mainly this update is focused on WhatsApp for companies that allowed to see new information about the business from a phone number. Soon, in addition, the verified accounts will arrive, according to WABetaInfo.

If you have any queries or if you are using the beta program, share them in the below comment section.