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Google Voice Typing Settings; Voice Input - Samsung Galaxy Alpha User Manual

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Google Voice Typing Settings

Speak rather than type your text entries using
Google Voice Typing.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Language and input.
3. Tap Google voice typing for options:
Choose input languages: Select languages
for Google voice typing.
Block offensive words: Hide words many
people find offensive are in results of Google
voice searches. Offensive words are replaced
in results with a placeholder (####).
Offline speech recognition: Download and
install speech recognition engines, allowing
you to use voice input while not connected to
the network.

Voice Input

Use Google voice recognition to perform Google
searches using spoken commands.
To perform a voice search, tap
search bar or widget. Or say "Ok Google" to launch
a Google search (if the hotword detection option is
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Language and input > Voice input for
Enhanced Google services: Full voice
Basic Google recognition: Simple voice
3. Tap
to customize.
Apps >
in the Google
Apps >
Text-To-Speech Options
Configure your Text-To-Speech (TTS) options. TTS
is used for various accessibility features, such as
TalkBack. For more information, see Accessibility.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Language and input > Text-to-speech
options for options:
Choose either the Samsung or Goggle
text-to-speech engine. Tap
each TTS engine for options.
Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text
is spoken.
Listen to an example: Play a sample of
speech synthesis (available if voice data is
Default language status: Display the default
language in use.
Read New Notifications Aloud
Set the device to read new notifications aloud for
incoming calls, messages, and emails, as well as
caller or sender information.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Language and input > Read notifications
3. Tap the checkbox to enable each option.
Apps >
Settings next to
Apps >
Language and Input Settings


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