Use the Listen to this page mode in Chrome

You can listen to the text that you read on a website on your Android device and:

  • Play, pause, rewind or fast forward while you read.
  • Change the playback speed.
  • Select your preferred voice.
  • Turn on or off text highlighting and auto-scroll.

The languages available in the Listen to this page mode are Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Change Chrome languages and translate web pages.

Use Listen to this page on your device

Important: Listen to this page isn't available yet on all websites. When a page isn't available for playback, the Listen to this page menu item won't appear in the overflow menu.

  1. On your Android device, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Go to a website with text that you'd like to read.
  3. At the top right, tap More More and then Listen to this page .
    • To exit Listen to this page mode: Tap Close Close.

Tips:

  • You can continue to browse the current website or switch to different tabs while you listen to a text.
  • You can continue to listen to text even if your screen is locked.

Manage your playback options

  1. On your Android device, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Go to a website with text that you'd like to read.
  3. At the top right, tap More More and then Listen to this page .
  4. To manage playback options, tap the player.
    • To change the playback speed: Tap 1.0x.
  5. At the bottom right, tap Options More. You can:
    • Choose a voice: Tap Voice .
      • To preview a voice: Tap Preview .
    • Turn on or off text highlighting: Turn on or off Highlight text and auto-scroll.

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