What is the voice message?
The voice message is the voice alternative to emails, voice calls, or text messages. It is using your voice to record messages, and send these voice messages to your contacts. This is instant communication technology. Normally the voice messages are saved in a voice mailbox which can be listened to multiple times.
How to use voice messages?
The sender records voice messages in an app that supports voice messaging technology. Then the voice messages are received over VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). And the receiver receives it, plays it on the device or with earphones.
What are the benefits of voice messages?
Voice message conveys more emotive information. This is a unique advantage of voice messages, compared to other forms of communication methods. With a more emotive expression, it is easier to describe a problem or make a statement. From emails or text messages, it is hard to gauge the tone. But with voice messages, it is easy to feel the tone and get a better understanding of the messages.The sender can record voice messages when they are doing something else. Unlike text messages or emails, which you need to focus on typing to edit your message, voice messages can be recorded while you’re cooking, cleaning, walking, or getting coffee. It can be multitasking, which is convenient.
What are the rules of sending voice messages?
Keep your voice message brief. Typically less than 15 seconds to a minute max would be good. A voice message too long can contain too much information, which will be difficult for the receiver to remember all information.Be aware of your surrounding environment. It is better that you keep the background noise of your voice messages as down as possible. A voice message clearly conveyed can be quite efficient.Pay attention to your receivers. Do not send voice messages when they are at a meeting, watching a movie, having dinner, or in any loud environment that it is really difficult or unable for them to hear your messages.
Do not convey numbers, addresses, names, dates, directions, event details, and so on over voice messages. These kinds of information are better sent through text messages.
How to send voice messages?
Open an individual or group chat.
Tap and hold the microphone and start speaking.
Once finished, remove your finger from the microphone. The voice message will automatically send.
While recording a voice message, you can slide left to cancel it.
On some phones, you might need to wait for a second before speaking if the beginning of your message isn't recorded.