How To Record A Voice Memo

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 toward 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. There are a lot of options. Some examples include "Audio Recorder" from Sony or "Voice Recorder" from Green Apple Studio.

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.