YOUR WhatsApp has a clever trick that everyone who uses voice memos should know.
The app is packed with little-known features—and new ones are being added all the time.
A new addition to WhatsApp is the ability to pause voice memo recording.
It launched on the app earlier this year and is proving to be very popular.
TikTok star and gadget genius @letsdodiz released a video this week that explains how to do it.
And the clip has already collected more than 11,000 likes.
First, make sure you have updated to the latest version of WhatsApp.
You can do this from the Apple App Store on iPhone or the Google Play Store on Android.
Then close and restart WhatsApp to ensure you are using the latest version.
Open a chat now – whether it’s a one-on-one or group conversation.
Tap and hold the voice recorder, then swipe up to lock it in “hands-free” mode.
Now you will see a pause icon appear at the bottom center of the screen.
You can tap it to pause recording.
It’s even possible to exit the conversation and the app while the recording remains paused.
And then you can come back to it later and continue.
This is great when you’re recording a long message but get interrupted or need more information.
Or maybe you just forgot what you were going to say and need some time to remember it.
Either way, it’s very easy to stop and come back to it – and the recipient won’t notice the difference.
The app does not indicate to the chat when a recording has been paused.
WhatsApp also recently changed the app so that you can listen to voice notes outside of a chat.
So when you start playing a voice message, you can switch to another chat without the playback stopping.
This is very useful when you are listening to a very long voice memo but still want to talk to other people.
This feature is live now, so you should see it if you’re using the latest version of WhatsApp.
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