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Type with your voice

On your mobile device, you can speak to enter text in most places where you can enter text with a keyboard.

Typing with your voice doesn't work in all languages.

Note: Some of these steps work only on Android 7.0 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.
  1. Tap an area where you can enter text.
  2. Tap Speak Microphone. Your phone will vibrate when it’s ready to type.
  3. When you see "Speak now", say your message.
    Tip: To replace a word, tap and hold the word to highlight it and then tap Microphone Microphone and then say the new word.
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