iPhone Voice memo

I have a voice memo on an iPhone 4s that I need to get off and on to a Windows XP PC.  We do not use iTunes here.  How can I do this?
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hgj1357Asked:
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WebDevEMCommented:
Hi,

From the Voice Memos app, press the round grey button with the 3 lines in it.  (Menu)  This brings you to a list of existing memos.  You can then click the one you want (it'll turn blue to let you know you've selected it) and press the "Share" button.  You can send it by email or message (like a multimedia version of a text message) so if you email it to yourself, you can pick it up from the Windows computer.

Hope this helps!

WebDevEM
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hgj1357Author Commented:
It is 1½ hours. I have increased the exchange mailbox limit to max, but the memo is too big for the iPhone to send. I have the option |Close|  or |OK|  to send a shorter version.  Will the shorter version option destroy the memo? or Send a modified version?
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WebDevEMCommented:
Wow... that makes it more complicated.

You may end up needing to plug it into a computer with iTunes on it to get that one off.  I'm creating a large memo myself that I can test it with, but I'm betting that sending a shorter version will leave the original intact and just send a copy.  It still wouldn't let you get the whole memo off, though.

I'll let you know what I find when I have a large enough file to cause trouble for my email.
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hgj1357Author Commented:
We're doing the same test here.  I don't like iTunes because it can authorize file transfers across a firewall that the user may not truly appreciate.  

I'm guessing we'll need to put iTunes on a PC to get this off.
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WebDevEMCommented:
Ok - I ran a test and it does only send a copy.

It won't change your original.  When you say OK to send a shorter version, you get a slider to select what part of the file to send.  You can slide left/right to pick the section, and preview it before sending.  In my case, I was able to send up to about 8 minutes at a time, so in order to get the whole memo over you'd need to send it 12 times and keep track of where you left off each time so you can start there with the next piece.  

For instance:
1) 0:00 - 7:51
2) 7:52 - 15:44
3) 14:45 - 21:30

Not the easiest solution, but other options would be to install an app like USB Flash Drive & File Transfer.  (There are a lot of them out there, that's just the first I found by searching "iphone file transfer")
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hgj1357Author Commented:
We found same, and it will work. We can send 8 minute chunks to be transcribed.  The app looks great, but requires iTunes.  Would a bluetooth connection to a laptop be any use to us?
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WebDevEMCommented:
Unfortunately, iPhone doesn't support file transfer over bluetooth (unless you jailbreak the device) according to http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3647 

I did find an app that needs iTunes on the PC, but doesn't require running it.  http://www.syncios.com/pc-to-iphone-transfer.html.  They didn't say if the iTunes needs to be paired to that device or not - I suspect it just needs to BE there so certain DLLs are available or something similar.
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MrSlithyCommented:
Cant you just go into Memos on the Iphone and e-mail that memo? Am I missing something?
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hgj1357Author Commented:
@MrSlithy  Yes. The iPhone limits memo size to 8 minutes for sending as email.  This memo was 140+ minutes.
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WebDevEMCommented:
That was my first thought as well, but the recording is 90 minutes long and iOS won't let you email a recording that large.  It forces you to break it into about 8 minute segments per email.
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