How Do I Add Voice Memos To Control Center On An iPhone? The Fix!

You have a thought that you want to save, but you can’t access Voice Memos quickly enough. Fortunately, Apple made it easy to add features like Voice Memos to Control Center with the release of iOS 11. In this article, I’ll show you how to add Voice Memos to Control Center on an iPhone so you can quickly record a thought.

How To Add Voice Memos To Control Center On An iPhone

To add Voice Memos to Control Center on an iPhone, begin by opening up the Settings app. Next, tap Control Center -> Customize Controls to reach the Customize menu. Scroll down to Voice Memos and tap the small, green plus button add control center control button next to it. Now, Voice Memos will appear under Include in the Customize menu and in Control Center.

How To Create A Voice Memo From Control Center

To access Voice Memos from Control Center, swipe up from below the bottom of the screen and tap the Voice Memos voice memos icon control center button. To start recording, tap the circular red button near the bottom of your iPhone’s display.

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When you’re finished, tap the circular red button again, then tap Done. Enter a name for the Voice Memo and tap Save.

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Voice Memos Made Easy!

You’ve added voice memos to Control Center on your iPhone and now you’ll be able to keep track of all of your thoughts. Make sure to check out our other Control Center customization articles to learn about all the new features you can add to Control Center. Don’t forget to share this article on social media, or leave us a comment down below if you have any other questions!

Thanks for reading,
David L.

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David Lynch is an expert on cell phones, cell phone plans, and other tech. After using a flip phone into his early 20s, he learned the ropes about iPhones and Androids from a former Apple employee. Today, his articles and videos are read and viewed by millions, and he has been cited by major publications including Reader's Digest, Wired, CMSWire, Consumers Advocate, and more.

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1 year ago

I cannot find voice memos on my iphone 12! I have tried setting/control/custom and there is nothing there even close to Voice Memos? I am on iOS 15.6.1 and don’t see anything. Please let me know or if there is an App that will let me recored voice calls while talking on the iphone 12.
Thank you

5 years ago

Thank you