If you’ve got an iPhone you are in luck, because in this article, we’ll show you how to send voice tweets on Twitter using an iPhone.
VOICE TWEETS FOR IOS AND ANDROID
Audio tweets are limited tests for some iOS users, so Android users cannot get this feature at the moment. There is no official word when or if this feature will be available of Android users.
Twitter was a text-based service but over the years, things have changed and we got the ability to post photos, GIF’s and videos, these options really gave users more flexibility. In recent updates, Twitter allowed users to send longer tweets, and the latest addition to the social network platform is the ability to send audio voice tweets.
This feature is currently available only for iOS users. So if you have an iPhone you have a new way of expressing yourself online. They are perfect you don’t want to type long tweets and just want to express yourself in your voice. It’s easy to send audio tweets, just have record whatever you want to say using your microphone and hit send. It will be sent as a voice tweet.
The length of an audio tweet is limited to 140 seconds by default, but don’t worry if you can’t express everything in 140 seconds. If your recording exceeds than 2 minutes 20 seconds, Twitter will automatically divide your tweets into a number of tweets.
Let’s get started and learn about How to send voice tweets on Twitter. A great feature which gives you a more expressive way of saying what you want to say
Update your Twitter App
The first thing you need to do is to update your Twitter App. To do this go to the App Store, click on the icon for your account, and update your Twitter App. If there is no update it means you have the latest version of the app.
Open your Twitter App
Now open the Twitter app and go to compose a new tweet by clicking the button in the lower right corner. You should see a new sound wave style purple button next to the camera button and recent images. If you have opened the app first time after the update this button will be highlighted.
Record a tweet
Now let’s talk about how to record a voice tweet. When you click on the sound wave button, You will see a new screen that will show your profile picture at the tops and a record button at the bottom. You have to give permission to Twitter App first time to access your microphone – just press OK – and recording will be started immediately.
Pause or finish recording
If you are tweeting without a script you may find it difficult to say everything in one take. But that’s not a problem, you can always pause your recording by pressing the pause button and after gathering all your thoughts hit continue and the recording will be resumed. You will see a bar indicating how much of your 2 minutes and 20 seconds are left.
Preview and post audio tweets
If you change your mind about your audio tweet you can always hit the Cancel button in the upper left corner of your screen. But if when want to post what you have recorded, click the Done button in the upper right corner and you will be back to the tweet composition screen. Click the play button given in the text composition screen and listen to your recording. You also have an option to add an introductory text in your audio tweet. When you’re ready, just hit the tweet button.
Congratulations you have made your first tweet.
Record longer audio tweets
As I have told you, it is possible to send an audio tweet that is longer than the default length. When you reach the default limit just keep on recording and Twitter App will automatically create a thread of tweets. One thread can be 25 tweets long, it means you can record up to 3,500 seconds.
When you are done recording a longer tweet, just tap done and automatically a thread will be created. Now simply hit the Tweet button to post them all at once.
Listen to tweets
When you browse through your Twitter timeline, you’ll be able to recognize audio tweets. They feature a profile image on a large and plain colored background with a play button embedded in it. Just hit the play button to listen to audio tweets. As I have told you that audio tweets are currently only available on iOS but it can be played on any OS such as Android, Windows, and Linux.
More about audio tweets
There are two more extra little things to note about audio tweets.
- You can not use audio tweet in replies which means you can only use them as “original tweets”.
- If you change your profile picture, the audio tweet will still display the same image that you had set at as a profile picture at the time of recording. You can’t change it.
So this is all for now, I will update you once there is some news about Audio tweets for Android. Thanks for reading.