How to Convert WhatsApp Messages to Text

How to convert WhatsApp voice messages to text

Voice messages have skyrocketed in popularity since WhatsApp first launched the feature in 2013. In fact, seven billion WhatsApp voice messages are now sent every single day. Voice notes are a quick and easy way for people to have expressive conversations - without the faff of typing. For people that find it difficult to type out a message, they're a saving grace.

But sometimes, as the recipient, it's easier to read a message than listen to it. Perhaps you're in a noisy room and you can't hear the recording. Maybe you've forgotten your headphones and don't want to risk anyone overhearing. Or you might simply not have the time (or the patience) to listen to your friend or relative's ten-minute ramble!

In this guide we'll show you how to transcribe WhatsApp voice messages to text quickly and easily.

How to convert WhatsApp voice messages to text on iPhone

With the Transcribe app, you can convert audio to text on your iPhone in a matter of minutes! Here's how:

1. Download the

2. Go to the WhatsApp voice note you want to transcribe

Tap and hold the voice message you want to convert to text.

Click Forward, then in the bottom right hand corner of the screen click the Share icon (the box with the arrow).

Scroll through your list of apps and select Transcribe.

3. Choose your language

Select the language of the voice note from more than 120 languages and dialects.

4. Click the Transcribe button

Your WhatsApp voice message will be converted to text in a matter of minutes - if not seconds - thanks to our speedy AI software. You can make yourself a coffee or reply to some other messages while this is happening in the background, and we'll send you a notification when it's done.

5. Your transcription is ready!

Open up the Transcribe app, and your transcription will be there waiting for you to read. You can use the search function to find key points, edit the transcript to get it fully polished, and export the transcribed voice note to TXT - or upgrade to our PRO service to export to PDF, DOCX, SRT and JPG.

It's that easy!

Why use the Transcribe app to transcribe WhatsApp voice messages?

Transcribe is an AI-powered audio-to-text converter that turns speech into text quickly and easily. Here are some of the main benefits of using our app for WhatsApp voice message transcripts:

  • Transcribe WhatsApp voice messages on the go

When you're out and about and need a transcript fast, the Transcribe app is there to help. All you need is WhatsApp and the Transcribe app - no middlemen necessary for file conversion.

  • High quality transcriptions in a matter of minutes

Our sophisticated AI transcription models provide you with quality transcriptions in no time at all, to help you stay up to date with your correspondence.

  • Multilingual support

Transcribe supports more than 120 languages and dialects, so you can convert voice messages from friends and family, no matter where they're from.

  • Confidential and secure

All recordings and transcripts are encrypted via industry best practices, using secure technologies and infrastructure like SSL, encryption, firewalls and secure passwords. So you can rest assured your messages will be protected.

Ready to convert your WhatsApp messages to text? Download the Transcribe app to get started.

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