WhatsApp is one of the best and most widely-used messaging apps in the business. It is ideal for those who like to keep in touch with friends and the fact that you can send and receive media attachments with the messages makes the app even better.
That doesn't, however, mean that the app doesn't have a few problems. This article is going to be addressing 6 of the most common WhatsApp Voice Message problems on your iPhone and how you can avoid or fix them if they happen to you. And if you use WhatsApp on iPhone running iOS 13/12, the article will be useful, also.
- 1. Voice Messages Stop Recording After 9 Seconds
- 2. Unable to Listen to WhatsApp Voice Messages via Bluetooth Earpiece
- 3. WhatsApp Voice Message Is Breaking Up When Connected the Bluetooth Speakers
- 4. WhatsApp Voice Message Volume is Low on iPhone 7
- 5. WhatsApp Keeps Crashing and Deleting Messages Automatically
- 6. How to Export WhatsApp Voice Messages on iPhone (iOS 13/12 Supported)
1. Voice Messages Stop Recording After 9 Seconds
This is one of the most common problems that WhatsApp users experience. It can be caused when something interferes with the multi-touch functionality on your screen. And such interferences can be caused by a screen protector. If you put a finger on the microphone icon, the screen of your iPhone loses the touch connectivity after ten seconds due to the screen protector. To solve this issue you can place your finger on the microphone icon but try to move it around a bit at the same time so the touch connectivity still works. Or try to remove screen protector and then try again.
2. Unable to Listen to WhatsApp Voice Messages via Bluetooth Earpiece
If you are having trouble listening to the Voice messages via Bluetooth earpiece, unpair and then re-pair the Bluetooth device to see if it helps. To do this go to Settings > Bluetooth and then unpair the devices. Go to Settings > Bluetooth again and then wait for the Bluetooth earpiece to appear on the iPhone screen. Tap on it to pair.
3. WhatsApp Voice Message Is Breaking Up When Connected the Bluetooth Speakers
This is a problem that most people experience after upgrading their devices to iOS 13/12/11.3. While there is no official solution to it yet, you can try to update or reinstall the WhatsApp app and see if that helps. Or you can contact the customer support team of WhatsApp via Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to see if they can sort this out.
4. WhatsApp Voice Message Volume is Low on iPhone 7
This is another problem that happens mostly for iPhone 7 users. In reply to an Email from WhatsApp, they said that the problem is with the iOS system and not the app itself. If you are having this problem, try rebooting your iPhone. You can do this by turning it off, wait 30 seconds and then turn it back on. If that doesn’t work, you may need to update iPhone to latest iOS, i.e. iOS 13/12, or contact Apple for further assistance.
5. WhatsApp Keeps Crashing and Deleting Messages Automatically
This is a problem that some people have faced when using the WhatsApp app particularly for the group chat function. If this happens to you, the best course of action is to delete the WhatsApp app and then re-install it from the App Store. Just be sure to back up your existing messages and attachments before doing this.
6. How to Export WhatsApp Voice Messages on iPhone (iOS 13/12 Supported)
It can be quite problematic to try and export the voice messages in your WhatsApp chats. You could try sharing them via email but that would take a long time if you have too many of them.
If this is a problem you are currently facing, we recommend you use a third-party tool that will be able to get into your messages and attachments and extract the voice messages for you. The best tool to use is iMyFone D-Back. It is easy to use and allows you to access and preview the WhatsApp voice messages from your iPhone to easily choose the ones you want to export.
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