Record a Voice Memo on iPhone 6

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Steps

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    Turn your phone on by pressing the home button on the bottom of your phone
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    Swipe from left to right to unlock your phone
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    You may have another method of unlocking your phone.
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    Tap Voice Memos to open the app
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    In this example, it is on the first page of the home screen. You may need to scroll through your pages to find the app.
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    Tap the red record button in the middle of your screen to record a voice memo
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    Record your voice memo
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    Tap the record button again, which now appears as a red square, to stop recording
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    If you minimize the app, a red bar will appear at the top of your screen, notifying you that you are still working on a recording
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    Tap the red bar to return to the voice memos app
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    To listen to the recording, tap the Play (or triangle) icon to the left of the record button
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    To turn the phone's speaker on or off, tap the speaker icon in the top right corner of your screen
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    If the speaker is off, the audio will only play through the small speaker at the top of your phone, as if you were on a phone call.
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    Tap Done, on the right of the record button, when you are finished recording your voice memo
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    Type in a title for the recording, or leave it as the default "New Recording"
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    Tap Delete to delete the entire recording
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    When prompted, tap Delete again to confirm.
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    Tap Save to save the recording with the title you have chosen
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    You will now be in your list of recordings
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    Tap a recording to open and view its details
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    You will have additional options, such as sharing (square with up arrow icon), Edit, and delete (trash can icon). Look for additional videos on how to use these features.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to use the voice memos app on your iPhone 6
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    If you have any questions, please post them in the comments section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Can I change to sampling rate for smaller files?

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When the speaker is blue is it in or off?

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Yes thank you. Phone is new. When I press the button, it only wiggles

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