Step-by-step tutorial on adding voice statuses to WhatsApp channel

By adding audio statuses to your WhatsApp channel, share your latest news and content with your channel followers.


WhatsApp Channels allow brands, celebrities and organizations to share statuses with a wide audience via the messaging app without revealing their personal number or profile picture. Multiple admins can manage the same channel and send audio statuses to communicate with the channel's followers. If you're a WhatsApp channel admin, learn how to send audio statuses to keep your followers updated. We'll show you how to do it on your phone (whether you're using an iPhone or Android) and on your desktop. Note that the channels feature is not supported in WhatsApp for Mac.


What is the voice status of WhatsApp?

Voice status in WhatsApp is an attractive feature that allows the users of this application to communicate effectively and efficiently with their audience. Using this feature, users can share their voice statuses with others, including the latest status, thoughts, feelings, and personal experiences expressed with their voice. This feature was added to the said messenger in early 2023 and is considered relatively new.

How to add voice status to WhatsApp channels on Android and iPhone

 Sending audio statuses to a WhatsApp channel is similar to the way voice messages work in group chats and conversations. Here's how you can send using your smartphone:


 Open WhatsApp application.

 Go to Updates tab.

In the Channels section, tap on the name of your channel.

 Press and hold the green microphone icon in the lower right corner until the audio recording starts.

 Release the microphone icon until the recording is finished and share the audio update with your channel.

 To cancel the recording, while holding the microphone button, swipe your finger to the left.

 How to add voice status to WhatsApp channels on desktop

 Sending audio statuses to WhatsApp channel using desktop or web browser have similar steps, here is how to do it:


Note: WhatsApp channels are not supported on Mac, but you can use the web version of WhatsApp for Mac.


  1. Open WhatsApp Web using your favorite web browser or WhatsApp Desktop application on PC
  2.  Click on the channels icon in the menu bar on the top left
  3. Click on your channel name in the left panel.
  4. Click the gray microphone icon in the bottom right corner to start recording the audio status.
  5. Click on the post icon in the bottom right corner to share your audio status on your channel.
  6. To cancel recording, click on the deleted icon.

Final word about sending audio status on WhatsApp channel

With WhatsApp Channels, you can create a personal connection with your audience by sharing a personalized voice status. You can share feelings, music and more. While your voice messages are easily shared.