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Why can't I change voices for Google Text To Speech?

I recently downloaded the English voice sets for US, UK, and Australia. When I go into the settings to change to any voice in any set I get and error at the bottom of my screen, "Failed to synthesize ...
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Briefing Alarm News and Weather Not Read Aloud on Galaxy S3

I've got an alarm set daily on my Galaxy S3 with the briefing alarm type selected in my alarm's settings with all three briefing content items selected (weather, today's schedule, and news). However,...
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Navigation Voice is not changing

Hi I have got Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. I have downloaded Samsung's high quality British English TTS engine and set it as "Preferred TTS engine" From Settings -> MyDevice -> Accessibility -> Text-to-...
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How to dismiss an anoying “Queued” notification in android 4.4?

Since this morning there is a new notification in my notification bar. The title is "Queue" and there is a progress bar under it that never stops moving. The only information that I see is this text ...
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Changing the Google Now voice back to male?

Not sure why, but today the voice on Google Now has changed from a male to a female. I'm in the UK and before I had a male with a British accent but now that's changed to an American female. I can ...
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Text To speech feature on selected text

I wonder if there is ability to replicate this feature from iOS : In iOS you can turn on Accessibility function that add the "Speak" button to the "selection menu". And if you click, it would turn ...
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What do I need to install Samsung's High Quality TTS?

I recently rooted my SM-C101 Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with TWRP Recovery and removed all Samsung bloatware from the system Now I'd like to install the high quality version of the onboard Samsung TTS ...
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How to use my voice instead of default voice in Text-to-Speech android

I am Enthusiasts about this thing very much I want to use my voice instead of default voice. Any idea ? bcoz i dont have Any specific library or method or class or anything that can be usefull are ...
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No Text to Speech Settings in ICS

I have a Xolo A500 phone running a custom ICS 4.0.4 ROM. I have installed some TTS apps like Google TTS and SVOX but I am unable to select either of them. There are no TTS settings inside Settings. ...
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Note 4 - won't stop announcing alarm title

When an alarm goes off, my brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will speak the title of the alarm and then speak the current time. How the heck do I disable this? It does not speak any other things. I ...
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How to use Google Text-to-Speech?

This might be a no-brainer but I am having a hard time figuring it out. Today I got the update of Google Text-to-Speech on my HTC One X. I was able to configure it and even listen to an example. But ...
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How does Google TTS decide which voice to use?

How does Google TTS decide which voice to use? If a book is written in two or more languages, can TTS choose the language-voice pair (perhaps based on the information stored in a dictionsry app or e-...
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TTS speech from console

Can I synthesize arbitrary text strings with TTS from the Android's console? To give the idea, on Debian I would do: festival --tts <(echo Buongiorno signore) The TTS engine needs to be always ...
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Why does my phone say “Verizon Wireless” when I receive a phone call?

Whenever I receive a phone call on my DROID RAZR MAXX, the phone speaks the words "Verizon Wireless" in a female voice and then begins playing the ringtone. If I put the phone into airplane mode, the ...
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TTS versus TalkBack

What is the difference between Text-to-Speech and TalkBack and Google Talk? (also, I am unable to open the TalkBack tutorial on my Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo Android 4.4.2 (it just crashes the Settings ...
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Read Out Text Messaging Notification

I just bought a new Galaxy S 4 over the weekend - I did some light googling on this topic, but no luck yet. I want to know how to configure my Text Messaging Notifications. Ideally, the phone would ...
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How to scroll screen when using text-to-speech accessibility?

Under normal circumstances a swipe will cause controls in the Android UI to scroll. Such as swiping the home screen will get to the next screen. Swiping a list will scroll the list. The swiping ...
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Listen to text messages

Can somebody help with how can I listen to text messages on my phone? One of my friend using this same feature now I want to know how it works. Is there any way I can listen to my texts?
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Change Navigation Language Google Maps

I got a new OnePlus One recently and have noticed that the Google Maps Navigation Voice is in English (India) ( I bought the phone in India). This is very annoying and refuses to change no matter how ...
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Text to speech disappeared after deactivating it in the settings Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2

On my Samsung Galaxy S 2 Android 4.1.2 , I played around with the Text to Speech functions and deinstalled updates and deactivated both Samsung and Google TTS in the settings. Now I can not find them, ...
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How to use text-to-speech to read out text on Google Books

I would like to know the exact steps a visually impaired or blind person would take to Download a book called "X" from the Google Play store Enable text-to-speech for their language (e.g. Zulu) on ...
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Personal google play books, how to make them voice-readable?

I am trying to load a couple of personal ebooks on my google play account, so that they are readable by google play books. The books are DRM-free, also. Is there any way, to make them voice-readable? ...
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“No language is installed in your default TTS Engine”? What should I do?

I have just installed a pdf reader in my Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone which comes with android 2.3 Gingerbread. This pdf reader has a text to speech option, but I am not able to use it and getting ...
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how to change text to speech for an apk in my samsung galaxy star pro

i have installed an application but it has taken default text to speech is google , but i have Samsung TTS in my mobile. now when ever i want to run the apk it is asking me to download google text to ...
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Installing Google text-to-speech hd voices on sd card

I use the Google text-to-speech engine and it has the option to download high quality voices. Those are about 250 mB per file, and i barely have any internal memory left after i download them. Is ...
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Text to speech: Unable to switch to UK English

My phone (Fairphone) does not have the 'English (UK)' locale, only the US one. I recently discovered how to download custom voices for Google text-to-speech ('Install voice data' from settings) and ...
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tts or some other notification sounds not playing at right time when screen is off

tts stops reading the next paragraph when screen is off , notification sounds from some apps don't play while screen is off. But when I turn on the screen it starts playing again, even if I don't ...
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AnkiDroid: Reset TTS language of a single deck

I am not able to find the correct way to reset the TTS language of just one deck (as opposed to resetting all TTS assignments by using Menu > Preferences > General > Reset). I have seen this question, ...
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Moon+ Reader Pro TTS

I know that there is a TTS ability in MOON+ Reader Pro. Can someone explain me exactly how I can TTS a ebook with MOON+ Reader Pro. I don't see any option or speak button. regards
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Add languages to Anki the text-to-speech?

On AnkiDroid, the only TTS language I can add is "English". I'd like to have Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and French, as well. How can I get these languages to load up?
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How to enable TalkBack without accessibility navigation?

I have all the Google text-to-speech software installed, but the "Read Aloud" option is not enabled in Google Play Books for a book I bought from Google Play. If I turn on the TalkBack feature then ...
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PDF (not text) to Speech

I need a TTS program to read my PDF files. I tried several programs, but all convert PDF to raw text, then read it. My PDF files have lots of pictures and designs, and I need to look at the PDF file ...
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Is there an app that will vocalize (text to speech) a message (SMS)?

When I'm driving with a headset active (Bluetooth or wired), I want my Android to read me any incoming text messages. Any references?
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Text-to-speech reader for Google Voice SMS text messages?

There are a bunch of apps for reading your phone's "native" SMS text messages, but I couldn't find anything for Google Voice, nor could I find any apps that can generically read text in other apps (...
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Issue with woman's voice reading out the txt on my AT&T LG2

Someone help me, please?! I've got that obnoxious woman from the navigation app as a personal announcer of everything I view online. Idk what setting I accidentally activated or app I downloaded ...
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How can I get the device to read back to me what I type?

I'm looking for something that would read back to me the words I typed in as I'm typing. I'm using Bluetooth keyboard.
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Voice command when switching pages on home screen

On the main home screen when I slide between the different pages, a voice says "page 1 of 2" "page 2 of 2" etc. This also happens when my phone is on silent mode and out of driving mode. How can I get ...
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Text to speech erratic after android 4.3 update

I use the app AnkiDroid on my HTC One to learn Italian. It has a text to speech option which, when enabled, reads the text on the flashcards aloud. However, after updating to Android 4.3, this ...
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Remove “Folder Open” “Folder closed” announcements without disabling Accessiblity

I have a Galaxy S3 4G. I also have a Pebble watch. The Pebble watch uses the Accessibility service in order to project messages etc to your wrist. Unfortunately, this means certain other "...
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Say caller name feature

I am missing that feature from Nokia devices, Is there a chance to make my Xperia X10 say callers name when I have incoming call
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Is there a TTS app that will read me my email or a webpage? [closed]

All I can seem to find is apps that read SMS and manually entered text.
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Text-to-Speech Going too fast

I have recently installed this app into my Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The speed at which words are being spoken by this system is too high for me to grasp. Also,...
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Google Now has no speech on Galaxy Note 3

I have a Galaxy Note 3, and Google Now has no speech. The "Google Search" app is up to date from the Play Store. All of my volumes are set to maximum. I have gone into Google Now settings and ...
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Galaxy S3 Providing Audible Voicemail Notifications and Alarm reads the time out loud [duplicate]

My Galaxy S3 just started notifying me of voicemails by stating out loud that I had a new voicemail. In addition, the alarm now states the time out loud as it plays the normal alarm music. I have ...
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Disable voice notifications on SGS2/Android 2.3?

I don't know what I've modified recently, but my Samsung Galaxy SII (running stock Android 2.3) keeps notifying me vocally whenever I get an incoming call or an SMS. Is there a way to disable this ...
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Voice of turn by turn navigation alternating between male and female

Sometimes the voice will be the female voice of Google text-to-speech and sometimes it will be the one from SVOX TTS, which is a different one. What should be causing them to alternate and how can I ...
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Android App to read current time out loud?

I am looking for an Android app that would read out loud the current time. For example if I'm in bed and don't want to open my eyes, I would just press a button or something, and it would read "It is ...
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AnkiDroid: Change decks tts language

In my phone, Ankidroid ask me every time what language shall be used for each card side. Which is listed as a bug. But with other phones (eg. Samsung S2 mini) opposite problem arises. Once you ...
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Changing the voice used on Nexus 7 for Google Now search

I have recently bought a Nexus 7 from the Google Play UK store and it seems to be configured as a US tablet in that the voice on the Google Now search is an american woman, whereas on my Nexus S when ...
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TTS and STT while driving - Samsung G3 (BlueTooth)

I have a few cell phones, and have never had a problem with TTS/STT with my 2012 Rio until I got a Samsung S3. My Rio has build in blue tooth. My HTC WP7, iPhone, and BlackBerry read messages out ...