How To Copy Voice Memos From iPhone To PC

One of the most amazing features about an iPhone is its voice recording quality. It cancels out the surrounding noise brilliantly, giving you a crisp and clear recording. It is no wonder then that many people use their iOS device to record music, interviews and even class lectures! The problematic part is saving all those files on a PC so you don’t run out of space on your iPhone. In this article, we are going to tell you how to go about it.

Following are the two methods you can use to copy your voice memos to your PC or Mac from our iPhone.

copy voice memos to computer

Copy Voice Memos To Computer Using iTunes

If you have created some important memos that you need to take elsewhere do not worry. You do not have to worry about the restrictive iOS system and can easily transfer the memos from iPhone to computer in a few simple steps.

1 Syncing Your Voice Memos

Step 1: Using a USB cable, connect your iPhone to your computer. Click on the iTunes icon on your desktop. 

Step 2: In the iTunes interface, look for your Device’s name or icon at the top left. 

Step 3: Select the “Music” option on the left.  

Step 4: Check two options, ‘Sync Music’ and then ‘Include voice memos’

Step 5: Select the ‘Sync’option at the bottom of the interface. Your memos will then be successfully synced and transferred to your computer.

Syncing your voice memos

2 Find Your Voice Memos On Your Computer

Once the sync is complete, your voice memos will be saved in a specific folder.

Step 1: Right click on the recorded file in iTunes and click on ‘Show in Windows Explorer’.

Step 2: Play the file from the specific destination. Your memos will be here on you windows computer: C:\Users\(your username)\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media\Voice Memos. If you have a Mac, you can find the voice memos in the folder: Macintosh HD > Users > username > Music > iTunes > iTunes Media > Voice Memos.

Selectively Copy Voice Memos from iPhone To Computer

A better way would be using the iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Extractor Win or iPhone Data Extractor Mac software. It takes only a couple of minutes to get the job done and is capable of backing up, transferring files, retrieving lost 22+ iPhone Files including your photos, videos, contacts and even your voice memos on your PC. You can then easily play your voice memos on your computer.

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Here is how you can do use iMyfone D-Back to copy memos in just a few clicks.

1 Download and install the iMyfone D-Back on you computer/ Now you can buy the software for a mere $29.95 after sharing its page on SNS. 

2 Connect your iPhone and launch the program. On the interface, Click on ‘Recover from iOS Device’ in the left panel and then click on ‘Start’.

Click on ‘Recover from iOS Device’ 

3 Tick the ‘Voice Memo’ check box.

Tick the ‘Voice Memo ’ check box 

4 On the next screen of the interface, you can preview all your voice notes. Select the ones you wish to transfer and click on the ‘Recover’ button at the bottom right corner.

preview all your voice notes 

5 On the pop up that appears, select the Destination folder for your files. Your memos will then be successfully transferred.  

These are all that you need to do to move the memos from your iPhone to your PC. You would now be able to transfer all the memos that you had preciously created in no time, and do a lot more. If you’re looking for increasing productivity and doing more with your life, why not try out iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Extractor Win or iPhone Data Extractor Mac?

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