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Modern Love 100 | Send Us Your Story

Modern Love: The Podcast is about to release our 100th episode! And we want to hear from you. Send us a voice memo about a moment in a Modern Love episode that moved you… and then tell us why it had such a profound impact on you. Try to keep your stories short — we’re thinking two minutes — and we may play them on the podcast. Email them to us at modernlove@wbur.org.

How To Record a Voice Memo From An iPhone

1. Grab your phone and find the voice memos app

2. Open the app. It should look like this:

3. Press the red record button. Make sure you see levels to the left of the blue line.

4. Now hold the phone to your ear (not in front of your mouth) like a normal phone call and speak your message.

5. When you are finished, press the red “stop” square. Then press “Done”

6. It will prompt you to name the file. Name it “Modern Love + Your Name”. Press Save.

7. Now you should see your memo in the list of recordings towards the bottom of the screen. Press on the voice memo you just recorded and listen to make sure it came out ok.

8. Now press the share button to the left of “EDIT”.

9. Choose the email program you use and send the recording to modernlove@wbur.org.

How To Record a Voice Memo From An Android Phone

1. Grab your phone and find (or download) a simple voice recorder app

2. Open the app. It should look something like this:

3. Click on “settings” on the bottom right. Be sure that you are set on the best quality MP3 preset. Press the “back” button.

4. Press the red record button. Make sure you see levels on the input meter. Also be sure you have enough remaining time to finish your message.

5. Now hold the phone to your ear (not if front of your mouth) like a normal phone call and speak your message.

6. When you are done, press the red “stop” square. It will prompt you to name the file. Name it “Modern Love + Your Name”. Hit ok.

7. Press on “Recording List.” Choose the voice memo you just recorded and listen to make sure it came out ok. Then press the Share button on the top right.

8. Now choose the email program you use and send the recording to modernlove@wbur.org.

Caitlin O'Keefe Twitter Producer, Podcasts & New Programs
Caitlin O'Keefe is a producer of podcasts and new programming at WBUR.

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