How to Send Large Voice Memos from iPhone to Email Easily

If you need to email Voice Memos on iPhone, this post will give you detailed steps to make it. Regardless of how large your files are, you can find easy ways to email Voice Memos in this article.

Kathy by Kathy Updated October 25, 2023
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How to send large voice memos from iPhone to email

How do I send large voice memos by email? I recorded a 32-minutes conference for someone and surprised when I tried to send ... It was giving me a message that was too large!

- Question from Apple Community

Voice Memos on the iPhone is a valuable tool for capturing voice notes, interviews, meetings, or any other audio recordings you wish to preserve.

For some users, when you have recorded long Voice Memos and want to share them with friends via email, it can be a headache. This is the reason this article exists. Now you can continue reading to find ways to email Voice Memos, regardless of the file size.

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Preparation: Something you need to know before sending an email

We provide 2 ways here for you to send your Voice Memos with an email. It’s worth to note that only the email server with cloud service enables you to email large voice memos. And which way is suitable for you depends on the size limits imposed by your email service provider for attachments on your mobile device.

enlightened Gmail allows attachments up to 25MB.
enlightened Yahoo Mail permits attachments of up to 25MB.
enlightened Outlook has a maximum attachment size of 20MB.
enlightened Hotmail permits sending files up to 10MB.
enlightened allows a maximum size of 50MB per attachment and 10MB per file.
enlightened AOL supports attachments up to 25MB per email.

If your Voice Memos file size falls within the size limits provided by your email service provider, you can use the first method to send the email. If it exceeds the limits, then you need to use the second method.

mail Method 1: Use Mail app on iPhone to send it directly

mail Method 2: Use iCloud to send large Voice Memos

How to email voice memos on iPhone

To email a voice memo on your iPhone, follow these steps using the Voice Memos app:

Step 1. Open the Voice Memos app on your iPhone > Browse your Voice Memos and select the one you want to email.

Step 2. Tap the Share... button > Select the Mail option > Choose the mail account you want to use if you have multiple accounts configured on your iPhone.

Step 3. Enter the recipient's email address in the To field and add a subject to the email > You can also include a message in the email body if needed > Tap the Send button to send the voice memo as an email attachment on your iPhone.

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How to send large voice memos from iPhone to email

For your large Voice Memos files, you need to upload them to your iCloud and use iCloud Mail to send a link to your recipient.

Step 1. Go to Settings on your iPhone > [Your name] > iCloud > then turn on Voice Memos.

sync voice memos with icloud

Step 2. Go to the iCloud Web on your computer > Sign in with your Apple ID.

Step 3. Click the Mail icon to create an email > Tap on Edit to create an email > Click the attachment icon located in the right top corner to choose the targeted Voice Memos within iCloud > Type one or more email addresses in the address field > Enter your subject and click the Send icon to send your email.

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That’s all about how to email large voice memos from iPhone.

Bonus: How to protect Voice Memos from loss

If you need to back up your iPhone data to avoid sudden data loss, Then the professional all-in-one iPhone data management app - FoneTool can help you a lot. With its various advantages and functions, you can easily back up all your iPhone data including Voice Memos in one click.

blush Super-fast backup speed: FoneTool can help you back up all iPhone data to PC in a very short time. For example, 100 songs can be moved in just 3 seconds.
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blush Universal restore: All iPhone backups can be restored to another iPhone/iPad simply without any limitation of Apple IDs.
blush Wide compatibility: Unlike frequent iTunes error such as code 8003, FoneTool is compatible with various iOS devices, including iPhone 4 to iPhone 15, iPad and iPod Touch.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the PC with a USB cable > If prompted, click Trust.

Step 2. Launch FoneTool on your computer > Go to Phone Backup > Full Backup > Click Get Started.

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Step 3. If necessary, check Enable Backup Encryption to protect your private data > Choose a storage path to store your backup > Click Start Backup to begin. (If need, you can change the storage path to back up your iPhone to an external drive.)

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Next time when you need to restore the backup to this iPhone or other iOS devices, you can go to Backup History > Click Restore to make it.

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From this passage, you can know how to send large Voice Memos from iPhone to email. After the sending process, it’s recommended to fully back up your iPhone data with FoneTool to avoid data loss. Because of its rich feature, you can also selectively back up iPhone exclude photos.

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