Acethinker menu

How to Record a Voicemail

record voicemail message Voicemail is like an answering machine notifying callers that you can't answer their calls at the moment. You can set voicemails as a greeting on every incoming call. If you are expecting calls from clients who can't speak to you directly, you can leave them a message via voicemail. You can't always rely on text messages and emails alone when you want to preserve essential voicemails. Also, voicemails can only keep messages for a certain length of time. It might delete old messages when there is a new one. That is why recording voicemail messages can help you keep the essential voice calls on your device. On that note, we are going to show you how to record voicemail messages below.

Navigation of Contents

Record Voicemails on Android device

Android phones can keep copies of voicemails with the help of Google Voice. It features an option to save voicemails in the MP3 format to your email. This tool presents a list of options on your voicemail app by keeping the voicemail to phone, archive, or the likes. Besides, Google Voice supports advanced voicemail transcriptions that allow you to read in the app and sent it to email. Moreover, you can also filter the spam messages and block the numbers that you don't want to hear. On the other hand, we will show you below how to use the Google Voice app on your Android device.

Step 1 Get the Google Voice app

If your Android phone doesn't have the Google Voice app, go to Google Play Store and search for it to install it on your device. Once installed, launch the app, and go to the "Menu" at the top left, and select "Settings." Then, go to the "Voicemail" section and tap on the "Voicemail greeting."

record-voice-android-step1

Step 2 Record voicemails on Google Voice

On the "Voicemail greeting" tab, click on the "Record a greeting" button to record the voicemail greetings. A voicemail's time is approximately is around 10 seconds, wait for it to finish. Once done recording, click on the "Stop" button at the center of the recording tab to end it.

record-voice-android-step2

Step 3 Listen to the recorded voicemail

Once done recording, go to the Voicemail greeting to find all the recorded voicemails. Click on the "Play" button beside the name of the voicemail to play it. To change the name of the recording, tap on it, and enter the name of someone who called you and set as active. The caller will hear the voicemail greetings once they called you.

record-voice-android-step3

Capture Voicemails on iOS device

There is a way to save a voice message on iOS mobile by recording it on Notes or Voice Memos and set them as voicemail greeting. Also, you can share them using SMS, Email, Airdrop, Google Drive, and more, to make a back-up of the recorded voicemail. It isn't delightful when you expect a client call and can't answer it at the moment. You can't get all your phone calls at all times, especially when you are busy with your work. That is why it is important to record voicemails on your iOS device and set it as a response on an incoming call. Therefore, we have listed the steps below on how to capture voicemails on iOS.

Step 1 Choose the voicemail to save

First, go to the "Phone" app on your iOS device and go to the Voicemail tab. Then, select the voicemail that you want to save and tap on the "Share" button."

record-voicemail-ios

Step 2 Save the voicemail to Notes

Next, choose Notes or Voice Memos when you click the "Share" button to save the voicemail on your iOS. You can also select the Messages, Mail, and AirDrop to send an email or SMS with the recorded voicemail attached to it. If you saved the voicemail to Notes app, open it, and tap on the recorded voicemail to play it.

record-voicemail-ios2

Online Audio Recorder - Best online voicemail recorder

AceThinker Online Audio Recorder is a powerful web-based audio recorder that allows you to save voicemail greetings. You can record any audio from system sound, microphone, or both to record. It also has as easy-to-use that it enables you to start recording voicemails with a single click. It can save space on your hard disk because you don't have to install any software on your computer. Besides, this web-based tool has an ID3 tag editor that lets you manage your recordings by putting titles, albums, and more. Moreover, you can record calls from Skype, Wechat, Whatsapp, and more. To understand how to use this tool, follow the steps below.

Step 1 Visit the website of Online Audio Recorder

Go to the website of AceThinker Online Audio Recorder, and click on the "Start Recording" button from its main page. For starters, click on the "Open Apowersoft Online Launcher" button to launch the audio recorder. Next, plug one end of your audio cable to your computer's microphone jack and the other end to your phone's audio jack to connect both devices.

record-voicemail-faro-step-1

Step 2 Start recording voicemail

On the app, click on the "Sound" icon at the lower left part of the tool and select "Microphone." Then, open your voicemail service on your phone and play the voice message. The online audio recorder then clicks the "Record" button on the audio recorder while the voicemail is playing. If you are recording using an external mic, make sure that your phone is on the loudspeaker and pointed at the mic.

record-voicemail-faro-step-2

Step 3 End the recording process

Once the voicemail is done, click the "Stop" button at the bottom part of the tool. You can find the recorded audio by clicking the three parallel bars at the right bottom of the recorder. From there, select the recording track and click the "Play" button to listen to the recorded voicemail. You can also click the "Folder" icon at the rightmost part of the Recording List section to open its output folder.

record-voicemail-faro-step-3

Extra Tip: Pro Version of Free Online Audio Recorder

If you want a more advanced version of the Online Audio Recorder, use AceThinker Music Recorder. Also, it is available to install for both Windows and Mac computers. The primary advantage of this software to others is its fantastic "Task Schedule" function. Using this, you can set a time and date and let the software automatically record the voicemail while you're away from your device. Follow the brief instructions provided to learn how to use this tool.

Try it for Free

Step 1 Set-up the Tool

First, install the voicemail recorder on your Windows or Mac computer. Hit at least a "Download" button provided above to get it started. Once installed, open Music Recorder and let's start recording voicemail.

music recorder interface

Step 2 Record Voicemail

The main interface of the recorder is like a control bar. From here, turn on "System Sound" to capture any audio coming out from your device. Next, hit the "REC" button to start recording. You can play the voicemail at this moment.

music recorder system sound

Step 3 Save the Voicemail Recording

While recording, you can adjust the slider to adjust the volume of the sound. Once the voicemail is finished, click the "Stop" button at the recording toolbar, and the preview window will appear. Click the "Save" button to keep the recorded voicemail. By default, the file is saved in MP3 format and you can hit the "Folder" icon after you saved the voicemail to locate the file.

music recorder save voicemail

Audacity for Windows and Mac

Audacity is a reliable audio recorder for Windows, Mac, and Linux that supports recording voicemails. You can use this tool to record any sound computer from your computer. Besides, Audacity allows you to use an external microphone to record your voice. Also, it can import audio files from your computer and edit it like combining sound clips. This tool supports recording sound quality from 16-bit, 24-bit, to 32-bit. Audacity has a plugin called Nyquist that allows you to modify the sound effects through a text editor. You can save voicemails to MP3, WAV, FLAC, M4A, OGG, and more.

Step 1 Download and install the Audacity

To start using this tool, go to its official website to download its installer. Then, follow the steps on installing the tool. Next, plug the end of the audio cable to your computer's mic jack, and connect it to your phone's audio jack.

record-voicemail-audacity-step1

Step 2 Customize the settings

Next, open Audacity and change the recording source to "Microphone" by clicking the drop-down button beside the mic icon. Then, go to "Edit" and select "Preferences" and then click the "Recording" to customize the settings of the audio recorder. On the "Recording" section, check the "Software playthrough of input" under the "Option" list to capture the sound coming from your phone.

record-voicemail-audacity-step2

Step 3 Begin recording voicemail

You can start recording voicemail by opening your voicemail service on your mobile device. Then, click the "Record" button of Audacity to begin recording while playing the voicemail. Users who record via mic, put your phone to the loudspeaker, and place the phone in front of your microphone.

record-voicemail-audacity-step3

Step 4 Play the recorded voicemail

Once done recording voicemail, click the "Stop" button at the toolbar located at the leftmost part of the tool. You can listen to the recorded voicemail by clicking the "Play" button beside the "Stop" button. To save the audio, go to the "File" menu and then select "Export" and choose an output folder to save.

record-voicemail-audacity-step4

author portrait
Back to top
Support
Contact Us