How to transcribe WhatsApp voice messages on Android

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Are you in a situation where you cannot listen to a voice message? Is the voice message too long and you have no time to listen to it? This article will help you to transcribe voice messages!


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Topic about? Transcribe voice messages
Article for? WhatsApp for Android
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Some weeks ago, we have announced that WhatsApp was releasing multiple playback speeds when you listen to voice messages: 1x, 1.5x and 2.0x.
Everyone liked this feature, but some users asked for more: the possibility to transcribe voice messages when they cannot listen to them.
This isn’t currently planned as a new WhatsApp feature, but we can consider some third party alternatives.
Transcriber for WhatsApp is an unofficial app that promises to convert a WhatsApp voice message to text and it supports several languages.

How does it work? The Transcriber app uses services to generate the text from a voice message.
After downloading the app, open it to configure its settings and you’re ready to use it:

  • Select a voice message in a WhatsApp chat.
  • Tap the Share button.
  • Export the selected voice message to the Transcriber app.
  • Wait a few seconds and the transcription is ready.

In our opinion, it’s useful when you cannot listen to a voice message and you can generate its transcription using this app.
The privacy policy of the app is available here. Unfortunately, it doesn’t contain so much information but, if you want to learn more, you can consider asking for clarification directly to the developer.


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