VoiceByte Help Centre


  • How do I record a VoiceByte?

    To record a VoiceByte press the microphone icon in the record screen. As soon as you hit the button you’re recording! You can record for 15 seconds.

    You then need to enter a clip title. If you are creating content for a TV or radio program, type in the topic specific #tag that has been promoted. Once you use the # symbol, you have the option of choosing your mood. This helps producers find the best content to play on air. You can also add a photo by choosing one from your camera roll or taking a photo. Finally you can choose your sharing option. If no sharing option is selected, the broadcast will be sent to the VoiceByte broadcast feed only.

  • How do I reply to a VoiceByte?

    To reply to a VoiceByte in the broadcast tab or VoiceBox press the reply icon on the right underneath the VoiceByte.
    The reply recorder will appear and you can record your reply. Replies are 10 seconds long.

  • How do I reply to someone’s reply?

    Just press the reply icon in the reply row and you can reply using the pop up recorder.

  • How do I delete a VoiceByte?

    At the top right of the VoiceByte, select the ••• and choose Delete VoiceByte.

  • How do I like a VoiceByte?

    Press the heart icon below the VoiceByte - it will turn red. If you want to see the other people who have liked the VoiceByte just press and hold the heart.

  • How do I see the full picture while listening to a VoiceByte?

    Press and hold the picture and you will enter full screen mode.

  • How do I share a VoiceByte?

    Press the ••• in the top right corner of your own VoiceByte and it will bring up sharing options.

  • How do I report a VoiceByte that I find offensive?

    For VoiceBytes: select the ••• on the top right section of the persons VoiceByte and press “Report” in the pop up. This will bring up an email dialogue pre-populated with the VoiceByte ID for you to type your reason why the VoiceByte is offensive.

    For replies: Press and hold (long press) on the reply row of the persons VoiceByte you find offensive to bring up the reporting function.

  • How do I stop a person sending me private messages?

    Simply stop listening to them and they will not be able to send you private VoiceBytes anymore.

  • Can I block someone?

    Yes, if someone is listening to you and you want to block them, go to their profile screen and select the block button in the top right corner of their profile. Blocking ensures this user can no longer reply to your content.


  • What is VoiceTagging?

    A VoiceTag allows you to tag a VoiceByte to your current location. The VoiceTag can only be accessed within a specified time and range of that location.

  • How do I record a VoiceTag?

    To record a VoiceTag, press the target icon in the record screen. The app will get your current location and then you can choose how big a range you want for your VoiceTag and how long before your VoiceTag expires. You also have the option to allow replies.

    Once you are happy with your VoiceTag settings, add a clip title, attach a photo or a link if you wish, record your 15 second VoiceByte, then slide to broadcast.

  • Can people receive push notifications for my VoiceTags?

    Yes they can. When you create your VoiceTag make sure the push notifications toggle is on. The people who will access your VoiceTag will need to turn on VoiceTag notifications in the settings screen.

    Once they are within range of your VoiceTag, they will receive a push notification alerting them to your content.

  • What would I use VoiceTagging for?

    There are many uses for VoiceTagging. It can be used for tourist attractions, giving your clients directions to find your office, letting people in a certain area know where the best cafe is, promoting your store to nearby customers and lots more.

Private VoiceBytes

  • How do I send a private VoiceByte?

    In the share options of the record screen, select the person icon on the right of the screen (the 3rd icon from the left).
    You will then be shown a list of users you can select to send private VoiceBytes to.
    To send private VoiceBytes, each user must be listening to each other.
    All private VoiceBytes can be accessed in the VoiceBox tab.

  • How do I set up a private VoiceByte group?

    In the Private Broadcast selection screen, select the first row “Create/edit groups”. In this section you can name your group and select the users to be included.

    You can edit the group by selecting the edit tab to add or remove users.

  • What happens if I delete a private VoiceByte that I’ve sent?

    If you delete a private VoiceByte that you’ve sent, it will be removed from every person’s device and will no longer be available to listen to.

My Profile

  • How do I edit my profile?

    Go to the profile screen and select the edit icon. Here you can change your profile picture and add some more information about yourself.
    Once you have made your changes press save and your profile will be updated.

Searching for people

  • How do I search for friends or broadcasters?

    To search for friends, press the search icon in the right corner of the top navigation bar.
    You will have a number of options with your search:

    • 1. You can search for users within VoiceByte
    • 2. You can search to see which of your Facebook friends are on VoiceByte.
    • 3. You can search to see which of your Twitter followers are on VoiceByte.
    • 4. You will see a list of featured users who are worth listening to.

Tips for recording VoiceBytes

  • Use great clip titles

    Clip titles let your listeners know there is VoiceByte content that is interesting and worth listening to. A great clip title will have enough information in it to let your listeners know what the broadcast is about. Using words like “Listen”, “Hear” and “Talk” in your clip title is a great way to alert your listeners that there is content that must be heard, not read. Also, the use of #tags and Twitter handles will help you reach a bigger audience.

  • Capture interesting content

    There are lots of occasions to capture great VoiceByte audio content. Sporting events, concerts, tourist attractions and parties are just some of the places to broadcast great moments to friends and family.

  • Share information

    Social media is driven by people wanting to share and consume information. If you are an expert in a chosen field, sharing tips using VoiceByte is a great way of making an impact across all the social networks.

  • Add a photo

    Attaching a photo to your VoiceByte adds another dimension to photo sharing as you can talk about who is in the photo and capture the atmosphere. Use the #tag #audiophoto in your clip title which will let your listeners know you’re sharing a photo that has sound.

  • Add a link

    To add more impact to your VoiceByte content, you can add a link to take your listeners to a website to learn about your business or a shopping cart to make a purchase.

    To add a link, type/paste the URL into the field below the clip title field.