How To Use Speech Settings - Samsung Galaxy S5

How To Use Speech Settings - Samsung Galaxy S5
How To Use Speech Settings - Samsung Galaxy S5

Learn how to use Speech Settings on your Samsung Galaxy S5. This menu allows you to set the speech settings for Voice input.

  • From the main Settings screen, tap Language and input icon.

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.
  • Offline speech recognition: Enables voice input while offline.
  • Bluetooth headset: allows you to record audio through a Bluetooth headset if available.

Tap Text-to-speech options and select Samsung text-to-speech engine or Google Text-to-speech Engine.
Tap next to the preferred TTS engine configure the following settings:

  • Language: allows you to set the language for spoken text.
  • Settings for Samsung text-to-speech engine allows you to view Open Source Licenses.
  • Settings for Google 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).
  • Default language status: Displays whether or not the default language is supported.

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