One of the star functions of WhatsApp, that messaging application that is on virtually all smartphones, are the Whatsapp Voice Notes on PC.
They are comfortable, free and usually faster to record than what it would take to write the entire message; especially on mobile devices.
Normally these audios listen to them and never go back to them, but … What happens if you want to keep them or open the voice notes on your PC? Is this possible to do? Of course it is possible and in the following lines I want to show you a very simple and quick way to do it.
How to download and open voice notes from WhatsApp on PC
At this point I could tell you to connect your smartphone to the computer, look through the system folders and use software to convert the files to a format compatible with most computers, but there really is a much quicker and easier way: turn to WhatsApp Web.
Thanks to the WhatsApp computer service you can download the voice notes you receive in conversations or in groups and play them directly on your computer with a free player such as VLC or any other that accepts the OGG format.
- To achieve this, the first thing you must do is log in to WhatsApp Web.
- To do this, access https://web.whatsapp.com/ from your computer and open the WhatsApp application on your smartphone.
- Tap on the Settings tab of the WhatsApp app and choose the WhatsApp Web / Desktop option.
- Once inside you must select the option Scan QR code and point with the camera of the mobile to the QR that appears on the screen of your computer, within the web of the previous link.
Automatically WhatsApp Web will show all your conversations. Now you must only access the conversation in which the voice note you want to open on your PC is, whether it is a conversation with a single person or a group.
Whatsapp Voice Notes on PC
Once inside look for the voice note. When you move the mouse over you will see that an arrow appears down in the upper right corner. Click and select the Download option to save the audio file on the computer.
From this moment all you have to do is open the downloaded audio file with the player you prefer. You can hear it without any problem, in addition to being able to send it back via WhatsApp, upload it to a web page or, in short, use it on anything else you need.
No doubt a very simple way to save certain WhatsApp audio files that you want to keep and open them as many times as you need on your computer.