How to Transcribe iPhone Voice Memos

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The voice memo app on an iPhone is a great tool for quick audio recordings with decent quality. While Apple’s Voice Memo app works well for recordings in a pinch, it’s not as easy to order transcriptions as you can straight from the Rev voice recorder app.

However, you can easily transcribe the voice memo recordings with Rev on your iPhone.

To start transcribing your voice memos with Rev, follow these steps:

1. Download the Rev Voice Recorder App

Download the Rev Voice Recorder app on your iPhone from the App Store or by clicking the button below.

2. Find the voice memo on your phone

Open the Voice Memo app on your iPhone. Locate and tap on the voice memo you want to transcribe.




3. Copy the voice memo to the Rev Voice Recorder app

Click the ellipses button () on the selected voice memo and tap Share…



In your share to app options, find and tap “Copy to Recorder.”

If the Rev Recorder does not show up in your shareable apps (issue with iOS 13), share the file to the Notes app, and then share the file to the Rev Voice Recorder from the Notes app.


4. Transcribe the voice memo recording in Rev Voice Recorder

Once you’ve copied the voice memo file to the Rev Voice Recorder app, you’re now ready to submit the recording for transcription.



Before you submit your order, you can view the recording to ensure you’re using the right voice memo.



When you’re ready to transcribe, click the transcribe button.

The checkout window will appear where you can confirm the transcription order details and include additional options like timestamps and speaker names.


Transcribe iPhone Memos Transcribe Button


Tap the big blue Transcribe button to continue.

If you’re not already registered or signed in with Rev, you can do so here.



Finally, check out and submit the order.

You will see your transcript appear in the Rev Voice Recorder app once finished. From there, you can view the transcript and additionally share to other apps like Google Drive or Slack.