Recently, the Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has rolled out end-to-end encryption support for chats backups. However, according to reports, the company intends to provide a voice message transcription feature to its users. As per the report issued by the WaBetaInfo, the voice message transcription feature is presently under development.
According to the cited source, you will not be able to send your messages to WhatsApp or Facebook server. Nevertheless, Apple is going to offer transcription. Furthermore, this is going to assist the Cupertino giant to enhance its speech recognition technology.
So let’s talk about how the feature is going to work:
According to the report, this WhatsApp voice message transcription feature is going to be accessible as an option. When users need to transcribe a voice message, they will need to provide WhatsApp access to their device’s Speech Recognition technology.
The users will be able to utilize the transcription service after granting permission. A “Transcript” section is going to pop up on your device’s screen, where you will be able to read the message once you play a voice message. The cited source further added that you could additionally play the voice message from any moment.
According to WaBetaInfo,
“When a message is transcripted for the first time, its transcription is saved locally in the WhatsApp database, so it won’t be needed to transcript it again if you want to see its transcription later.”