Clever iPhone hack lets you record voice INSTANTLY with the “swipe-tap” trick

IF YOU EVER needed to launch the voice recorder app on iPhone, you probably needed to do it quickly.

Whether you’re capturing what someone says before they’re done or recording your own memories before you forget, opening this app quickly is paramount.

There's a hidden iPhone gesture that instantly launches the Apple Voice Memos app with just a swipe of a finger

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There’s a hidden iPhone gesture that instantly launches the Apple Voice Memos app with just a swipe of a fingerCredit: Alamy

Users will therefore be pleased to know that there is a hidden iPhone gesture that will instantly launch the Apple Voice Memos app with just a swipe of a finger.

Add voice notes to your control center

This nifty feature is ideal for people like students who want to record their teachers’ presentations or journalists who record interviews

It means less fiddling around finding and opening the app in your apps folders.

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All you have to do is make sure you have the Voice Memos app installed on your phone.

If you previously deleted it, you can download it again for free from the Apple App Store.

Once installed, you need to add it to your control center where you can access it faster in the future.

Control Center is the tile you summon by swiping up from the bottom of any screen, giving you access to the iPhone features you use most.

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Here you can instantly turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, snap a photo or – in this case – quickly start recording audio.

To add the Voice Memos app to Control Center, go to your iPhone’s Settings app, find and select Control Center.

Under Voice Notes, tap the green + button and it will be added to Control Center.

You can then drag and drop in the Contained Controls area where you want the Voice Notes shortcut to appear.

Now, every time you need to start a voice recording, you can do it with a swipe of your finger – swipe from the bottom of the screen and tap the voice memo icon.

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