Take the 2-minute tour ×
Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I've found I can make punctuation happen by saying "comma", or "period", but I can't find the word for new line. I tried "paragraph", and "line break", but it just prints those words.

share|improve this question

5 Answers 5

up vote 0 down vote accepted

I found that saying period newline gives you a new line, after putting a periond on the current line.

share|improve this answer
    
I've upgraded to Android 4.3 since I asked this question, and this answer seems correct. period newline and period new paragraph both work. –  axiomx11 Aug 28 '13 at 15:58
    
I can confirm this works on Moto X running Android 4.4.2. –  Nick Fishman Mar 9 at 0:19

In Android 4.0, say "New Paragraph"

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks. Perhaps someday I will upgrade to this. –  axiomx11 Aug 23 '12 at 16:27

Android's built-in voice-to-text doesnt support new lines. I've heard that flext9's ( based on nuance's excellent dragon voice to text engine) does, however. You might try that, I haven't used it personally so I can't speak to it's efficacy. Ymmv. Etc.

share|improve this answer
    
Not supported? Hmmm.. I was hoping they had it in there somewhere, but I certainly haven't been able to find it, so perhaps you are right. –  axiomx11 Aug 29 '11 at 21:58

For android 4.1.1, I just say "Enter" and it will start a new line.

share|improve this answer

I said "newline" really fast and it did it on Jelly Bean 4.1. When I said "new line" slower it filled in the words "new line." I guess you just say it quick.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.