How To Use Speech Settings – Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

How To Use Speech Settings - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
How To Use Speech Settings - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Learn how to use speech settings on your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. This menu allows you to set the speech settings for Voice input.

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon > Settings > My device icon > Language and input.

  • Tap Voice search to configure the following:

  • Language: Choose a language for your voice input.

  • Speech output: Sets whether you will use speech output always or only when using hands-free.

  • Block offensive words: Enable or disable blocking of recognized offensive words from the results of your voice-input Google searches.

  • Hotword detection: Enable to being able to launch voice search by saying the word Google.

  • Download offline speech recognition: Enables voice input while offline.

  • Personalized recognition: enables the improvement of speech recognition accuracy.

  • Google Account dashboard: allows you to manage your collected data.

  • Bluetooth headset: allows you to record audio through a Bluetooth headset if available.

  • Tap Text-to-speech options and select Google Text-tospeech Engine or Samsung text-to-speech engine.

  • Tap Settings icon next to the preferred TTS engine configure the following settings:

  • Language: allows you to set the language for spoken text.

  • Settings for Google Text-to-speech Engine: allows you to view Open Source Licenses.

  • Settings for Samsung text-to-speech engine allows you to view Open Source Licenses.

  • Install voice data: allows you to install voice data for speech synthesis.

  • Scroll down to the General section to access the following 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 installed).

Amarnath Natarajan

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