How To Download Audio From Facebook Messenger [Too Easy]

Timothy Iyekowa
By Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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Ever since the launching of Facebook Messenger, most users have tried to download audio messages they receive to their phones. 

One may want to download audio because it may be from a friend or family and also for future reference.

It is rather unfortunate that Messenger does not support the download of audio messages.

Tapping and holding the audio message only gives you the option of reacting to it with an emoji. You can reply to it, forward it and even remove it but there is no download option.

In this article, you will learn how to download audio from Facebook Messenger.

How To Download Audio From Facebook Messenger

There is only one sure way of downloading an audio file from Facebook Messenger, which is using the site on your computer.

Step 1: Go To Facebook Web

On your personal computer, connect to the internet and open a web browser. Then go to

Step 2: Login To Your Account

On the login page, enter your credentials to gain access to your account.

If your login was successful, then your News Feed should be displayed on the computer screen.

Step 3: Go To Messenger

Navigate to your Facebook messages by selecting the Messenger icon on the navigation bar.

This will show your message section. Find the conversation and open it, then locate the audio message you want to download.

Step 4: Download Audio

On the audio message, there is a play icon, a volume icon, and three vertical dots. Tap the three vertical dots and it will display an additional menu.

On that menu, click on the Download option and select the folder you want to save it to and click on Save.

The audio will be saved to your device as an MP4 file. Ensure that the URL is and not

This is because the first one is the mobile web version of Facebook and the only version that supports downloading audio messages download.


Now you need not worry about losing your audio messages on Facebook since you now know the steps to download them to your device.

The method is only compatible with the web version of Facebook. If you’re using mobile, you’ll need to use a web or desktop mode on your Chrome browser, else, you’ll not be able to do it on your mobile device.

FAQs On How To Download Audio From Facebook Messenger

No, it is impossible. You can only download voice messages from Facebook Web Messenger Section using a computer and a web browser.

Hold the message for about three seconds and a menu with emojis will pop up. Select the one that is most suitable to reply to the voice message.

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By Timothy Iyekowa Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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