How To Dictate – iPhone 5S

How To Dictate - iPhone 5S
How To Dictate - iPhone 5S

Learn how to dictate on your iPhone 5s.

On iPhone 4S or later, you can dictate instead of typing. Make sure Siri is turned on (in Settings >General > Siri) and iPhone is connected to the Internet.

Note: Cellular data charges may apply.

  • Dictate text. Tap Mic icon in the onscreen keyboard, then speak. Tap Done when you finish.
  • Add text. Tap Mic icon again and continuing dictating. To insert text, tap to place the insertion pointfirst. You can also replace selected text by dictating.
  • You can also start dictation by bringing iPhone to your ear, then moving iPhone back down in front of you when youre done. To turn on this feature, go to Settings > General > Siri.
  • Add punctuation or format text. Say the punctuation or format. For example, Dear Mary comma the check is in the mail exclamation mark becomes Dear Mary, the check is in the mail! Punctuation and formatting commands include:
    • quote end quote
    • new paragraph
    • new line
    • capto capitalize the next word
    • caps on caps offto capitalize the first character of each word
    • all capsto make the next word all uppercase
    • all caps on all caps offto make the enclosed words all uppercase
    • no caps on no caps offto make the enclosed words all lowercase
    • no space on no space offto run a series of words together
    • smileyto insert 🙂
    • frownyto insert 🙁
    • winkyto insert 😉

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