Simply navigate back to the app and you will find your voice clip intact, stopped at the point you were interrupted. Then you have the option to listen to the message again, and either send it to your friends or delete it. However, there is no option to resume a recording, so some may prefer to start their messages again if their message is disrupted at a bad moment. The save function means there is now also a sneaky way to listen to a WhatsApp voice message before you send it — as navigating to the home screen during recording will save the message automatically.
WhatsApp update fixes a frustrating issue for Android users
May 9, 2018 2 min read
WhatsApp is trialling a feature allowing Android users to save voice messages on the platform. Previously, if a phone call or battery loss disrupted the recording of a voice clip on an Android phone the message would be lost when you were forced to navigate away from the app. Now, users who use the voice message function to more conveniently send messages on-the-go can rest easy as any interruptions will not mean they lose their message.