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6 Ways to Save WhatsApp Audio Files on iPhone 13/12/11

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“Where do my WhatsApp audios get saved in the iPhone. Can I save audios from WhatsApp to my nusic app or music folder in iPhone?”

Today, many WhatsApp users prefer to send messages in audio format without typing. For Android users, you can easily access WhatsApp audio files from File Manager. However, if you are using an iPhone, it is not a simple process.

Is it possible to save and export the audios files of WhatsApp on your iPhone? The answer is YES. In this tutorial, we will walk you through the methods to save WhatsApp audio files on iPhone.

Way 1. Save WhatsApp Audio Files on iPhone in 1 Click

FoneGeek Backup & Restore (iOS) is capable of saving and exporting WhatsApp audio, media and text files as well as other frequently-used data on iPhone/iPad like messages, contacts, photos, videos, notes, voice memos, voicemails, Safari history, etc. In addition to saving data, this software also enables you to restore data from backup to your iPhone or iPad. Here is how to save WhatsApp audio messages on your iPhone:

Step 1. FoneGeek iOS Backup & Restore is available for Mac and Windows, download the right version of this software and launch it on your computer.


Step 2. When you launch the software, select "Backup & Restore" from the top menu and then conect your iPhone to the computer using USB cable.

backup restore

Step 3. The device will be recognized in a few seconds. Then select "WhatsApp & Attachments" and click on "Backup" to save your WhatsApp audio files.


Step 4. Wait for the backup process to complete. Then you can click "View Backup Data" to check the saved WhatsApp messages, images and audio files in details.

backup completed

Way 2. Save WhatsApp Audio Files on iPhone via iCloud

You can also save the WhatsApp audio files by backing up your iPhone to iCloud. Here's how to do it:

  1. On your iPhone, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud.

  2. Click on iCloud Backup to turn it on if it is disabled. For old iOS versions, go to Settings > iCloud > iCloud Drive.

  3. Find the option of "WhatsApp" from the list of apps. Ensure that WhatsApp is enabled, so that the WhatsApp messages (audio files included) will be backed up to iCloud automatically.

save whatsapp audio via icloud

Way 3. Save WhatsApp Audio Messages on iPhone by Email

Another option to save the audio files in WhatsApp is to forward them via email. Here's what you need to do:

  1. Open WhatsApp on iPhone and navigate to the audio that you want to save.

  2. Press the audio file and click on "Forward" option in the lower-right corner.

  3. Choose the "Mail" option and enter your email adress that you want to forward to. For convenience, you can sent it to your own email.

  4. Sign into your email address to download the whatsApp audio files.

save whatsapp audios via email

Way 4. Save WhatsApp Audio Files on iPhone with iTunes

Apple's iTunes also enables you to save WhatsApp audio files on your iPhone. Follow these simple steps:

Step 1. Open the WhatsApp app and locate the audio file you want to save. Keep holding it and choose "Forward".

Step 2. Tap on the share icon on the right-bottom corner and then choose "Save to Files".

Step 3. Now click "On My iPhone" to save the WhatsApp audio file on the device.

Step 4. Connect your iPhone to computer and open iTunes. Go to Edit > Preference > Advanced to locate the iTunes Media folder.

find sync music itnes

Step 5. Now drag and drop the WhatsApp audio file from PC iCloud folder to the iTunes Media folder.

Step 6. Click on the device icon and go to Music, enable "Sync Music" and then tap "Sync".

sync music itunes

Way 5. Save iPhone WhatsApp Audio Files through AirDrop

Saving your audio messages from WhatsApp can also be done easily with AirDrop. Below are the steps:

  1. Open WhatsApp and find the audio file, press and hold the file to share it.

  2. Choose Forward > AirDrop to save the audio file to another iPhone or a Mac computer.

airdrop whatsapp audio files from iphone to mac

Way 6. Save iPhone WhatsApp Audios on WhatsApp WebPage

The last method to save your audio files is using the WhatsApp webpage. Here's you can do it:

  • Visit WhatsApp webpage, head to WhatsApp > Menu > Settings > WhatsApp to scan the code and login to your account.

  • Open the conversations and find the audio file you want to save, right-click on it and choose "Download" to save it to your computer.

Joan J. Mims

Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.

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