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Record & Recover! - Let's Be Nearer to iPhone Voice Memos!

Nov. 26, 2015 09:20 am / Posted by Fitch to iOS Topics
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If you are an iPhone user, you can't deny the fact that many iOS-based applications are quite useful and powerful, such as Voice Memos. With this application in iPhone, people can orally record everything important lest they might forget in the future. For example, you can record an exciting lecture by using this application; you can take down important notes by means of this application instead of using the traditional method like writing on a piece of paper. More convenient, right? Well, since not all are fully aware how to record voice memos, this passage will be mainly divided into two parts. Part one tells how to operate Voice Memos on iPhone; part two tells how to recover deleted voice memos from iPhone.

Part One: How to Operate Voice Memo on iPhone

In this part, you will learn how to record voice memos on your iPhone, how to listen to the recorded voice memos on your iPhone and how to trim voice memos on your iPhone.

1. Record iPhone Voice Memo. First of all, tap on the Voice Memos icon on the Home screen. After that, the microphone icon will pop up as pictured below. Now, you can tap the red record button in the lower-left part of the screen to start recording. The button in the lower-right part is mainly to offer options to stop and save the recording. The needle in the audio level meter, symbolizing the recording level, moves as Voice Memo detects sounds. Typically, the loudest level on the meter be between –3dB and 0dB, so you can adjust your distance to the microphone according to your real cases. A clock at the top of the screen indicates how long your recording session is lasting.

2. Listen to iPhone Voice Memo. After finishing the recording, tap on button to the right of the audio level meter. A list of all your recordings pops up in chronological order, with the most recent memo on top. Then it will automatically start to play from the newest to the oldest. (Tips: If you don’t hear anything after tapping play, tap the Speaker button in the upper-left corner of the screen. Sound will pump through the built-in iPhone speaker.)

3. Trim iPhone Voice Memo. If you just want to save a part of the recording, you can trim the targeted iPhone voice memo beforehand. First of all, tap the right-pointing arrow next to the memo you want to trim, and then tap Trim Memo. A narrow, blue tube representing the recording appears inside a yellow bar. Drag the edges of this audio region to adjust the start and end points of the memo. You can preview your edit before tapping the Trim Voice Memo button by tapping the little play button. After that, you can save the trimmed voice memo on your iPhone.

Part Two: How to Recover Lost Voice Memos from iPhone

Even if you have saved your trimmed voice memos on your iPhone, chances are that they may be lost due to various reasons such as mistaken deletion, virus infection, system breakdown and etc. But if unfortunately you lose these important voice memos by accident, don't worry! The case can be analyzed in two situation: if you have backup files from iPhone to iTunes, you can directly extract iPhone files from iTunes backup; if not, you can rely on Vibosoft iPhone Data Recovery to recover the deleted files from iPhone. With this software, you are able to recover any deleted files from your iPhone in one click, including contacts, messages, videos, photos, voice memos, reminders and etc. More importantly, this software is fully compatible with all generations of iOS devices, including iPhone, iPad and iPod. Below is the free trial version of this software, you can choose the right version and give it a try by yourself! After that, just follow the below tutorial to recover voice memos from your iPhone!


iDataRescuer is a powerful program to help users easily recover lost data from iPhone/iPad/iPod device or iTunes backup file without any loss.

1Open this Program, Connect iPhone to Computer

After opening the installed software on the computer, connect your iPhone to the computer via the USB cord. Then you will see the below interface, where you are offered two options. Now you can choose to "Recover from iTunes Backup Files" or to "Recover from iOS Device" as you needed, then touch "StartScan" option to continue the process.

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Note: Use this mode; you need to set your iPhone into DFU mode before scanning.

2Recover Lost Voice Memos from iPhone

In this step, you will see different file folders are arranged on the left panel, you can choose the tab of "Voice Memos" to preview more detailed information. After choosing the voice memos you want to recover from iPhone, you can click the option of "Recover" to begin the recovery.

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After that, just wait for the process to be finished. In a few seconds, you will see all deleted voice memos reappear on your iPhone! If you don't want to encounter such accidental cases like sudden data losses, you are highly suggested to form the habit of transferring files from iPhone to computer as a backup with the help of Vibosoft iPhone to Mac and Vibosoft iPhone to Computer Transfer!



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