How To Record A Voice Status On WhatsApp

Are you having trouble expressing yourself on your status on WhatsApp? Try sharing an audio status instead of using a photo, video, or text. In our tutorial below, we’ll show you how to record audio statuses on WhatsApp.


Statuses on WhatsApp allow users to share their experiences and thoughts without sending them on a chat. This feature allows you to express yourself to your friends on the app, making it easier for you to connect with people and start a conversation.

In one of WhatsApp’s recent updates, they added an option where you can record audio and share it as your status on the app.

Here’s our guide about using audio statuses on WhatsApp.

How to use an audio status on WhatsApp

If you’re having trouble expressing yourself through words, you can record your voice and post it as a status on WhatsApp. In this way, you have another way to update your friends and contacts on the app about the happenings in your life.

You can record an audio status on the WhatsApp mobile app. Check our tutorial below and we’ll cover the steps to do so.

On your phone:

  1. Launch the WhatsApp mobile app and sign in to your account.
  2. Head to the Status tab.

  3. Tap the pencil icon to create a new status.

  4. Tap and hold the microphone to start recording. Release your finger from the screen to stop the recording. Slide left to cancel the recording.

  5. Preview the recording, choose a background color, and select the audience for your status.

  6. Tap the paper plane icon to share the voice status with your audience.

That’s how you create a voice status on WhatsApp. You can share voice statuses that last up to 30 seconds.

Like other status types, an audio status lasts for 24 hours. The people in your status audience can see your new voice status within that period.

If you ever change your mind about posting a voice status, you can edit and delete it whenever you want.

To wrap things up

Now that you know how to record voice statuses on WhatsApp, you have another way of expressing your thoughts and feelings to your friends and contacts. As such, you can mix things up when sharing statuses on your account.

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