voice messages receive the most awaited improvements

WhatsApp is preparing to receive a lot of news. A new ad in the Web of the request confirms that we will receive soon a new batch of improvements. This time, voice memos are the focus of the update.

At The edge gather that this new wave of improvements will allow WhatsApp users listen to voicemail outside chatas well as playing them at speeds of 1.5x and 2x. This also includes forwarded audio messages and messages from other sources.

Likewise, we will also see a great improvement in the experience when recording a voice message. Now Android users will be able to pause and resume recording; a function that was already in iOS for a few months. This, of course, is very useful in situations where you don’t know what to say and don’t want to keep the other person waiting in silence.

This update also adds the possibility of listening to our voice messages before sending them. So we can check that everything is in order. The complete list of new features, below:

Play outside chat: Listen to a voicemail message outside of the chat, so you can multitask or read and reply to other messages in the meantime.

Aesthetic changes in WhatsApp voice messages

The new improvements of WhatsApp

However, the improvements that WhatsApp will receive they will not only be functional. Goal also updated the visual aspect voice messages. Now, instead of a simple line appearing in audio messages, we will see a sound wave with the graphic representation of our message.

Moreover, now WhatsApp also has memory. Application will remember where you left off in a voicemail message so you don’t have to listen to it from scratch if you accidentally exit the app or stop playback.

WhatsApp guarantees that users send an average of 7 billion messages voice every day; an impressive number. Now these users can enjoy the great improvements they’ve been asking the company for years.

When we launched voicemail in 2013, we knew it could change the way we communicate. With its simple operation, we’ve made recording and sending a voice message as quick and easy as composing a text message. Every day, WhatsApp users send an average of 7 billion voice messages, all of which are protected with end-to-end encryption so they’re always private and secure.


For Android, to access new features you just need to update your whatsapp app from the Play Store. The latest version of the app is, so if you already have it, you should be able to get the full game to WhatsApp’s enhanced voice memos.