How to Export Voicemails From an iPhone

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How to Export Voicemails From an iPhone
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You can export voicemail messages saved on your iPhone to your computer. This process may come in handy if you want to clear your voicemail box on your phone, but don't want to completely erase an important message. There's a free audio recording software program that you can download called Audacity that allows you to record and edit sounds, including voicemails.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • 3.5mm audio extension cable
  • Audacity software

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Download the Audacity software to your computer. It's a free program. (There's a link listed in the Resources section.) The download process may take a minute or two to complete.

  2. 2

    Connect your iPhone to your computer using a 3.5mm audio extension cable. Plug one end into the headphone jack of the iPhone and the other end into your computer's microphone jack. You can purchase this cable online or at any electronics store.

  3. 3

    Open the Audacity software and press the red "Record" button.

  4. 4

    Open your voicemail box on your iPhone to access your voicemail messages. Start playing the messages you want to export. Once the messages start playing, you should see the sound waves move up and down on the Audacity program.

  5. 5

    Press the "Stop" button on Audacity to stop recording.

  6. 6

    Unplug the iPhone from your computer and press the "Play" button in Audacity to play back the message.

  7. 7

    Click "File" and then "Save" in Audacity to save the voicemails to your hard drive.

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