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Four Simple Ways to Get Voice Memos off iPhone and onto Mac

After talking about how to transfer iPhone photos to Mac, today, let’s discuss about the ways to get voice memos off iPhone and onto Mac. You may wonder why I dig into this topic. Aha, because there are so many users asked the same question just as below on Quora or Apple Support forum. In this article, I will show you four easy ways to backup iPhone or iPad voice memos to Mac or other devices like PC, iPad, etc.

I've got a lot of voice memos stored on my iPhone and I would like to know how would I get all the voice memos off and onto my mac or iTunes, please help me as soon as possible, thanks.

Contents of this article:

How to get voice memos off iPhone via Share button

  1. Launch the Voice Memos app on your iOS device like iPhone or iPad and choose the voice memo you want to transfer. Then tap on the Share button on the left side, as seen on the screenshot below.
  2. Then you have several options. You can select to send the memo via email, but you can also send it via SMS or even via AirDrop if you are nearby your Mac.
  3. The tutorials are different according to your choices.
    If you want to get voice memo off your iPhone via AirDrop, just tap your computer's AirDrop icon when it appears. And your voice memo will then download to your Mac's Downloads folder.
    If you want to send this voice memo via email, tap “Mail” icon to add the voice memo as an attachment. Type in your email address, or the email address of your preferred recipient, and then send the email. Then you can download the voice memos from your iPhone to your Mac via email.

How to transfer Voice Memo from iPhone to Mac via iTunes

Transferring voice memos from iPhone to your computer is much easier than you may realize. It only requires you to connect your iPhone to iTunes and make sure you get the latest version of iTunes. In the guidance below, we will show you how to transfer voice memos into iTunes. And the process is exactly the same whether you own a Windows PC or a Mac.

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable or Wi-Fi sync.
  2. Open iTunes on your computer and select your device in the top header (the icon that looks like an iPhone).
  3. Select “Music” option from the sidebar. Select “Sync Music” and then select “Include voice memos.” This setting will extract your voice memos from iPhone and load them into iTunes.
  4. Click “Apply” or “Sync” in the bottom right corner of iTunes. iTunes will then sync with your iPhone and download your voice memos to your computer. You can also drag voice memos to your desktop or anywhere else you want them stored.

How to download voice memos from iPhone via Dropbox

If you always use online cloud storage services to backup your iPhone or Mac files, then you can’t miss Dropbox and you can download voice memos from iPhone via it.

  1. Open Voice Memo app on your iPhone.
  2. Choose the voice memo file that you would like to transfer it to your PC, Mac, iPad or other devices.
  3. Tap the share button; it will open a menu where you can see several options. From these choices, select “save to Dropbox”.
  4. You can save directly in the folder that opens, or you can create a new folder by tapping “Choose a Different Folder” and select “Save”. Then you can download voice memos through Dropbox on any other devices like your Mac, iPad, etc.

How to get voice memos off iPhone and onto Mac via iPhoneRecovery

Cisdem iPhoneRecovery for Mac is a professional data recovery utility program for iOS devices. With the help of the program, you can quickly retrieve all the files from your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in a few simple steps. It recovers iPhone voice memos, photos, messages, contacts, videos, safari bookmarks, etc and allows you to extract and export iPhone files such as voice memos to Mac. You can follow below step by step guide to extract all voice memos off your iPhone and onto your Mac.

  1. Download the free trial version of Cisdem iPhoneRecovery. Connect your iPhone to Mac via USB cable, then launch the program, and from the main window, choose “Recover from iOS Device” option. If this is not your first time you connect your iPhone to Mac, just click “Start Scan” to continue. Then this app will scan your iPhone, and wait for a while.
  2. The scanning process finishes, it will display all files including your iPhone existing file or recently deleted files in ten categories on the main screen. You can click each item to preview the details.
  3. In this tutorial, please click “Voice Memos” icon to preview your voice memos, and then select the ones you want to transfer from iPhone to Mac and click “Recover” button. A small window pops up asking you to choose a folder where you would like to save the extracted voice memos. Wait until the program completes the action, then the voice memos you select are saved to your Mac.

This method also works in transferring files like messages, contacts, videos, photos, safari bookmarks, etc from iPhone or iPad to Mac.

2017-09-13 22:32:30 / Posted by to iPhone Data Recovery Follow @ Jose

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  • Imarie

    The ways worked perfectly! Well done you!

    2 years ago REPLY

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