4 Ways: How to Transfer Voice Memos from iPhone to iPhone

This post shows how to transfer voice memos from iPhone to iPhone using AirDrop, iTunes, Email, iCloud, and FoneTool. You can choose one based on the pros and cons of different methods.


By Kathy / Updated on May 31, 2024

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Voice Memos is a built-in tool of iPhone. It can easily record personal reminders, interviews, class content, etc., bringing a lot of convenience to users. The recorded voice memos can be essential for many iPhone users. After upgrade to new iPhone like iPhone 15 from old iPhone, apart from moving photos to new iPhone, you may want to transfer memo voices from old iPhone to new iPhone. Keep reading to learn how to transfer voice memos from iPhone to iPhone.

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Way 1. Transfer voice memos from iPhone to iPhone via iCloud

iCloud is equivalent to a storage space in the Apple system, which allows Apple users to share personal data between different devices. So how do we use iCloud to transfer voice memos from iPhone to iPhone? You can log into your iCloud on your transfer destination device. And then sync your voice memos stored in iCloud on the target device.

Way 2. Send voice memos from iPhone to iPhone through Share

Signing into your iCloud on another device may be detrimental to your iCloud privacy protections, so you can also transfer voice memos from iPhone to iPhone through the share feature in Voice Memos.

Open the voice memos > Select the recording that you want to share > Click the “ ... ” icon > Tap Share.

Airdrop voice memos

Then you will see different ways to share, like AirDrop, Mail, etc.

Use AirDrop to transfer voice memos to another iPhone

AirDrop is a widely used iPhone tool that allows users to transfer files over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. You can tap to use AirDrop to transfer voice memos. (Before using AirDrop, make sure both parties have turned on this feature.)

Tap AirDrop > Select the transfer object > Wait for the object to accept your application.

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To be honest, AirDrop also has certain defects in use, such as the low success rate of too large file transmission, and a certain distance limit, etc. Sometime, you may get issues like AirDrop failed to save item when using AirDrop for file transfer. If the above problem occurs, you can transfer the voice memo in another way.

Choose Mail to transfer voice memos

You can also select Mail in the share. After clicking it, several different mails will appear, and you can choose one according to your needs. Then, you should enter the email information of the transfer object, and click Send. Transferring voice memos via Email is convenient and fast, but If you have a lot of transfer items, it will be very time-consuming. So, when the number of files to transfer is small, this method is more suitable.

Way 3. Use iTunes to transfer voice memos from iPhone to iPhone

iTunes Transfer voice memos is also a good option.You can sync the data that you want to transfer to iTunes first, and then connect the target iPhone to transfer the data.

Step 1. Connect the phone to the computer with USB cable, and launch the latest iTunes.

Step 2. Click on your device button > Select the Music option > click Include Voice Memos > click Apply to confirm.

sync voice memos via itunes

Step 3. After the process is completed, please open File Explorer or Finder and tap Music > iTunes > iTunes Media > Voice Memos to locate your recordings on your computer.

Step 4. Connect your target iPhone to your computer via USB cable and open iTunes.

Step 5. Click the Restore Backup button to transfer voice memos to the new iPhone.

Way 4. Transfer voice memos from iPhone to iPhone via FoneTool without internet

The above three methods mentioned about how to transfer voice memos from iPhone to iPhone. If you want to transfer not only voice memos but also other data like photos, messages, etc., from iPhone to iPhone, you can use FoneTool overall data transfer tool for iPhone.

  • Its high compatibility supports most iPhone models from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 15.
  • Its fast speed allows you to transfer large files quickly.
  • It supports transferring data between different Apple IDs.

The following will show you the operation process.

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Fully transfer from iPhone to iPhone without Internet

Step 1. Launch the FoneTool, and then plug in two devices. (You must enter the password, otherwise the software will not be allowed to access the iPhone.) Click Phone Transfer, go to iPhone to iPhone and click Get Started.

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Step 2. Two devices will appear in the interface and click Start Transfer.

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After the transfer, your target iPhone data will be completely overwritten.


1. After the transfer, your existing data on the target iPhone will be completely overwritten. If you don’t want to lost them, you can backup them to computer in advance.

2. You should make sure that the target iPhone memory cannot be smaller than the original one.

3. The target device version can’t be lower than the source iPhone.


I believe you must have figured out how to transfer voice memos from iPhone to iPhone. iCloud, iTunes, AirDrop, and Mail are good options. If you want to transfer all data completely from iPhone to iPhone quickly and stably, it’s recommended to use FoneTool. It also supports transferring the data from iPhone to the computer or from computer to iPhone.

Kathy · Editor
Kathy is an editor of FoneTool, who prefers to help more users address a series of iOS-related problems. She likes traveling and being close to nature makes her relax. She is also keen to engage in social activities and spend much free time with her friends.