Voice Memos is one of the handy apps built-in to iPhone to record high-quality audio using the built-in microphone. The Voice Memos app can run in the background while you are using other apps, making it easier to record audio for a long period.
Voice Memos app records audio in high quality. Because of this, all voice memos, depending on the duration of the audio, takes a considerable amount of space on your iPhone.
If you have tens of voice memos on your iPhone, you might want to transfer them to your Windows PC to free up some valuable space on your iPhone. In this guide, we will see how to transfer iPhone voice memos to your Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 PC with ease.
Following are the three easy ways to transfer voice memos from an iPhone to a Windows 10 PC.
Method 1 of 3
Transfer iPhone voice memos to Windows 10 PC via email
Transferring iPhone voice memos to Windows 10 computer via email is probably the easiest and fastest way out there. The only catch in this method is that you can’t transfer multiple voice memos at once. You need to transfer one-by-one, but that should not be a problem unless you have hundreds of voice memos on your iPhone.
Step 1: Launch the Voice Memos app.
Step 2: Tap on the voice memo that you want to send via email to your Windows 10 computer. Note that you cannot send more than one voice memo at a time.
Step 3: Tap the Share icon.
Step 4: Tap the Mail icon. If you can see the Mail app, please check Settings.
Step 5: The Mail app automatically attaches the selected memo and fills in the Subject field. You just type in your email address, and then tap Send to send the selected voice memo.
Step 6: On your Windows 10 PC, sign in to your email account, and then download the voice memo attachment. If you have added your email account to Windows 10 Mail app or you have setup Windows Live Mail or any other desktop email client, you can download the voice memos without opening the web browser. Simple as that!
Method 2 of 2
Use iTunes to transfer iPhone voice memos to Windows 10 PC
Did you know that you can also use the official iTunes program to transfer iPhone voice memos to Windows 10 PC? Yes, it’s possible. Here is how to do that.
Step 1: Download iTunes, and install the same. Skip this step if it’s on your PC already.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your Windows 10 PC using the provided cable.
Step 3: Launch iTunes. In the left pane of iTunes, you should now see, your iPhone’s entry. Right-click on your iPhone’s name, and then click Sync option.
If you see the following dialog with “The iPhone contains voice memos. Would you like to copy these voice memos to your iTunes library?” message, click Copy Voice Memos button.
Step 4: Once the sync job gets over, open up the drive where Windows 10 is installed (usually it’s “C” drive), and navigate to the following location:
C:\Users\UserName\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media\Voice Memos
In the above path, “C” is your Windows 10’s drive, and UserName is your actual user account name.
Step 5: You should now see your voice memos from iPhone under Voice Memos folder. That’s it!
Method 3 of 3
Use OneDrive, Google Drive, or Dropbox to transfer voice memos
If you have installed OneDrive, Google Drive, or Dropbox on your iPhone, you can transfer voice memos with ease. Here is how to do that.
Step 1: Install OneDrive, Google Drive or Dropbox on your iPhone and sign in to the app.
Step 2: Launch Voice Memos app. Select the voice memo which you want to transfer to your PC by tapping on it.
Step 3: Now, tap the Share icon.
Step 4: Tap OneDrive, Google Drive or Dropbox icon. If you cannot see one of them here, please check settings.
Step 5: You will see a screen where you can choose a location on your cloud storage account. Tap Upload to OneDrive, GoogleDrive, or Dropbox option to upload the selected voice memo.
Step 6: Sign in to the cloud service from your PC, and download the voice memo.
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