How to Convert WhatsApp Audio to Text Step by Step (2021)

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You don't always have enough time for listen to an audio note from WhatsApp. And although there is always the option to speed up WhatsApp audios to be able to listen to them in less time, sometimes you prefer simply read rather than listen.

To do this, a good solution is transcribe audios received, or what is the same: convert WhatsApp audios to text. Today we explain how you can do it step by step.



WhatsApp and WhatsApp Web on various devices.

Steps to transcribe WhatsApp voice message to text

There are many applications that allow you to transcribe WhatsApp audios to text, although not all of them work equally well. One of the most popular is Transcriber, a free app available on Android, very easy to use and with a simple and intuitive interface.

use Transcriber and convert WhatsApp voice messages to text, these are the steps you need to follow:

  1. After installing the application on your mobile, open WhatsApp.
  2. Enter the conversation with the audio you want to transcribe.
  3. Long press on the audio you want to convert to text. Then, tap the "share" button with the triangular icon located in the upper right corner of the screen.
  4. In the application list, find and select “Transcriber for WhatsApp” and choose the “Transcribe” option.
  5. Wait for the transcription process to complete.

When finished, you will see the audio message transformed into text and you can read it directly in the floating window that will appear on the screen. You'll also have the option to select and copy it, either to save it to your favorite notes app or to share it with other people. At any time you can close this window and return to the WhatsApp conversation to continue talking to the person who sent you the audio.



As you can see, the process is extremely simple and all you need is an application available for free. And if for any reason you don't want to use Transcriber, you can always turn to other applications for the same purpose, such as Voice to Text for WhatsApp.


Besides that, remember that if you need it, you can also quickly translate WhatsApp messages or listen to audio notes without them knowing.


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