How to Save Audio from WhatsApp on iPhone XS/XR/XS MAX

There is no doubt that WhatsApp has become one of the most used messaging applications today. Texts, images, audio files, videos and emojs can be shared to friends or colleagues through whatsApp. Chances are that some important whatsApp messages may be lost or deleted from your iPhone due to upgrading to iOS 13/12, jailbreak, or any other reasons. In fact, you don’t have to worry about that, there is great opportunity to save them. Since whatsApp audio files are quite important, this tutorial will take you through the process of step-by-step guide on how to save audio from WhatsApp on iPhone.

Tip 1. Save WhatsApp Audio Files via iCloud

Step 1. Go to the Settings on iPhone, select the option of “Cloud”.

Step 2. Click on iCloud drive to turn it on if it is disabled.

Step 3. You will find and click the option of “WhatsApp” from iCloud drive. Ensure that WhatsApp is enabled, so that the whatsApp messages (audio files included) will be backed up to iCloud automatically.

save whatsapp audio via icloud

Tip 2. Extract WhatsApp Audios with WhatsApp Extractor

iPhone WhatsApp Extractor is capable of extracting whatsApp audio, media and text files as well as other frequently-used data on iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max like messages, contacts, photos, videos, notes, voice memos, voicemails, safari history, etc. In addition to extracting existing data, this software also enables to recover deleted data from iPhone. Here is how to save WhatsApp audio messages.

Step 1. iPhone WhatsApp Extractor is available for Mac and Windows, download the free right version of this software and launch it on computer.


Step 2. When you launch the software, select ‘iPhone Data Recovery’ from the control penal.

select iphone data recovery

Step 3. On the recovery interface, there will be three recovery modes available. If you have no any backup for your iPhone, select 'Recover from iOS Devices', then connect iPhone with computer.

connect iphone to computer

The device will be recognized in a few seconds. Then click on 'Start Scan' to analyze your device data.

Step 4. After the analyze and scan, click WhatsApp from the list of the data type, then you can check each WhatsApp message, images, audios file in detail. Finally, click ‘Recover’ to export the messages to computer.

recover whatsatpp audios

Tip 3. How to Save WhatsApp Audios in iPhone via Email

Step 1. Open whatsApp on iPhone and navigate to the audios that you want to save.

Step 2. Press the audio file and click on Forward option in the lower-right corner.

Step 3. Choose an Email address that you want to forward to. For convenience, you can sent it to your own email.

Step 4. Sign into your email address to download the whatsApp audio files.

save whatsapp audios via email

Tip 4. Save WhatsApp Audio Files to Google drive and Sync to iTunes

Step 1. Stick the WhatsApp messages and audio files from Settings.

Step 2. Select the sticky files and click Edit on the top right corner. Select the audio files and save them to the Google Drive.

Step 3. Double click the Google Drive on your computer, find the audio file that you saved and right click to download it.

Step 4. The audio file will open in iTunes. Just sync it with your iPhone.

sync whatsapp audio via itunes


By Joan J. Mims

Posted on Apr 04, 2018, 18:02:36

Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.