iMessage audio?

iBreatheApple

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Would anyone else like to see some type of voice clip feature built right in to iMessage? I for one would love it. It's much more beneficial than a phone call in that you respond at your convenience. Somewhat similar to those apps that got pretty popular two or so years ago (forget the various) names.
 

Slix

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FaceTime, go to the Home screen. The functionality is already there in that way.
 

Bonestle

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I think the OP is referring to apps like HeyTell where you simply held a button down and spoke, this was then sent immediately to the recipient. I understand that it's possible to share voice memos but its hardly convenient. HeyTell was very user friendly, building a similar feature directly into iMessage (Messages) would definetely get my vote.
 

The.316

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I think the OP is referring to apps like HeyTell where you simply held a button down and spoke, this was then sent immediately to the recipient. I understand that it's possible to share voice memos but its hardly convenient. HeyTell was very user friendly, building a similar feature directly into iMessage (Messages) would definetely get my vote.
HeyTell...AWESOME app!
 

iBreatheApple

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FaceTime, go to the Home screen. The functionality is already there in that way.
"It's much more beneficial than a phone call in that you respond at your convenience."

  1. Open Voice Memos
  2. Record audio clip
  3. Select your recording from the list
  4. Tap share
  5. Tap Message
I actually do this already, but that's not as convenient. Having something right there on the keyboard with slightly higher audio quality directly in a message would be awesome.

  1. Tap button and speak.
  2. Send.
 

zorinlynx

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Facebook Chat can do this.

I sometimes use it when I'm driving since I can send people voice messages without having to take my eyes off the road.