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Record cellphone Greeting to CD?

by fiftyso / August 27, 2006 5:18 AM PDT

Sprint Samsung SPH-A560 belonged to my husband who has died. I would like to record his ''voice'' to CD before changing the greeting on the phone. What equipment or programs can I use to do this? I have recorded it to a digital voice recorder and quality is not great but OK. (1) Is there another way to get a quality recording, and (2)how do I get it onto a CD? Tracy

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by wliang / August 27, 2006 8:06 AM PDT

Why do you need it on a cd??? Does the phone have a voice recorder on it? If it does, record the voicemail greeting while in the call

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Copy greeting off phone
by fiftyso / August 27, 2006 2:02 PM PDT
In reply to: Why?

I want to preserve the voice-print for my children, so I need to transfer his answering ''greeting'' out of his phone and onto a medium from which multiple good quality copies could be made.

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weak ideas
by wliang / August 28, 2006 8:00 AM PDT

umm...does the phone have a voice recorder. If it does, record the voice and send the recorded file to your email address. Then copy it to the cd. That's the way most people would do it

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Maybe I'm not explaining what I want
by fiftyso / August 28, 2006 12:04 PM PDT
In reply to: weak ideas

I think I don't understand ... the phone does record messages from people who call, but I want to copy the greeting they hear... that is, I want to record the part that says ''sorry I can't answer but leave a message and I'll call you back.''

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yea, you really don't
by wliang / August 28, 2006 3:01 PM PDT

I am not talking about you listening to a voice message.
This is a question you have not answered. Does the phone itself have a voice recorder? It is separate from voicemail.
If it has a voice recorder, here's what you do-
1.Call your husbands number
2.When voicemail greeting comes on, enable the phone's voice recorder and record his greeting
3.Send the recorded file to your email address
4.Copy the file onto the cd.

You are not recording a voice message, just his greeting. If you are having trouble with this after my instructions, I can help you in another way

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by fiftyso / August 29, 2006 12:05 AM PDT
In reply to: yea, you really don't

Ahhhh! I didn't realize you could actually record an active phone call! His phone does have a memo option which I find allows me to record a call, and it can send email also altho I've never done that - it is so simple! My phone doesn't have this function but I'll find a friend with a record enabled phone and get it done. Thanks so much!

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