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Questions tagged [voice-command]

For issues when using Voice command systems, like Google now or Auto voice, and OEM-specific ones like S-Voice.

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How do I stop Android speaking my commands?

Suddenly (OK so I may accidentally have triggered a setting somewhere) my android phone (LG v20 Standard Android) has started speaking all the touch commands I do. For example, if I start from a ...
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Amazon Alexa house with Google Pixel 3

I have the Amazon alexa echo and dots throughout the home and have it set to turn on lights, run the roomba, ecobee 4, etc. I recently got the Google Pixel 3 and while you can use the amazon alexa ...
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Moto Z2, Answer by voice?

Is it possible to answer incoming calls on the Moto Z2 Hands-free, using a voice command?
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How can two apps access the microphone simultaneously?

If an app tries to access the microphone while the microphone is already being accessed, it fails. How can I make two or more apps access the microphone at the same moment?
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Google assistant is not responding to OK Google

Google assistant is not enabled on my One Plus 5T when I say "OK Google ". I have to open google assistant app and then it starts working. I am not able to figure the reason. How to fix this? (...
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How can all voice activation be disabled, but still allow voice-to-text on command? Note9/Oreo

For several reasons including HIPAA, I would like to disable all voice activation (i.e. "always-listening") functions on my Note 9 (Oreo) - however, I want to retain the ability to use voice-to-text ...
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Disable “unlock with voice” notifications Xperia XA1

tl:dr - despite repeatedly choosing the "no thanks" option, my phone keeps displaying notifications to setup voice unlock. I Say "no" - as far as I know it is not enabled - but an hour later it asks ...
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How to consistently take a picture using a voice command

Using a samsung galaxy s8, android version 8.0 I'm able to occasionally take pictures with "take picture" but it works about 25% of the time. If in selfie mode with the front camera and the camera ...
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can i unlock my phone with voice command?

i have a samsung galaxy edge with android 7.0. i want to rule my phone with my voice without touching it even if its locked. i mean some basic functions, like unlocking phone. so whenever i say my ...
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Canceling an alarm with a voice command

I use voice commands to set alarms on my Android phone a lot. Occasionally I get it wrong and want to cancel the alarm I just entered. I've tried cancel the alarm at 1 pm but all it does is start a ...
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How to make a note using voce command

I would like to make a quick note using voice command. Something like: "OK Google" ..."make a note" ..followed by the message itself. Preferably using Google Keep but I am open to suggestions. What ...
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Voice control of audio playback: seek within track

I'm planning a lengthy cycling trip and I'd like to be able to listen to language training mp3s while riding. I think the ideal way to do this would be to use voice control. Is there a way that will ...
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How to get Google voice input to “submit” / “enter”

Voice typing is convenient, having to press a keyboard button to submit or press enter is less so. While 'native' apps like Google Assistant know when to submit according pauses or natural sentence ...
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How can I get voice control like my Moto X 2nd Gen had?

My last phone was a Moto X 2nd Generation. The Moto Voice app was great - I could say "Away Team to Voyager (my custom command phrase) - what's up?" and it would read me all current notifications ...
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Is it possible to hide the “Listening…” popup that appears after “OK Google”?

It would be extremely helpful if I could say "OK Google" and issue voice commands without my screen being almost entirely covered by the white "Listening..." pop up.
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“Ok Google” voice unlock stopped working on Google Nexus - “Actually I can't do that while the device is locked”

On the Google Nexus 6P phone, I had a variety of behaviors that were occurring. Before my Android OS upgrade, Google Now worked fine when the phone was sleeping and locked. After the upgrade, it ...
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What smartphone and/or app support voice dialing on speakerphone like Moto X 2nd Gen?

My last phone was the Moto X 2nd Gen. The entire reason I bought the phone was to use its voice command features so I can call for help with my voice. I'm in a wheelchair, and I refuse to pay for a ...
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How can I disable voice commands when double pressing the home button on the Galaxy S 4?

How do I disable the Voice Command on my Galaxy 4s when pressing the Home key twice?
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unblock device with voice control command

I'm curious if is possible to unblock the device with voice commands. I know about the "Ok, Google" but unfortunately doesn't work with display blocked. I'm looking for the name of an app which can ...
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Can you answer or reject a call with a voice comand?

When the phone begins to ring, can you accept or reject the call with a voice command? LG Nexus 5 running 6.01
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Send message to telegram bot via Google Now voice command

When I tried to use Google now (OK Google) and told them "Send message via telegram to Home" (Home is my telegram bot name). Google didn't find bot contact name (see picture). When I use regular ...
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Google now - retraining the voice model

Sometimes my phone ignores the Ok Google command. I've noticed that I need to say it in the exact same way, as I said it during the voice model retraining. Even a wrong distance between my mouth and ...
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Using Hound/Cortana hands-free in the background like “OK Google”

On my Nexus 6P, I can (obviously) say "OK Google" to summon Google's voice assistant hands-free, without unlocking my phone or opening an app. I really want to use this with an alternate voice ...
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Using Google Voice Recognition offline

Question How to force Google Voice Recognition working in offline mode even if an internet connection is available? Background I know Google Voice Recognition has an offline mode1, using "speech ...
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How to turn off voice dialler Huawei Honor 7

I looked over all settings and couldn't find any way to turn off automatic voice dialler. How do I do it? My phone calls people on its own.
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Waze voice commands NEVER work for me. What am I doing wrong?

I love using the "Waze" navigation app. However, when I am driving I can never get voice commands to work. I've tried and tried. It always complains it didn't catch that, and sometimes without even ...
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Voice Unlock Problems on Android Lollipop(Lenovo A6000)

Recently,I had heard about the voice unlocking mechanism in Android,which lets us unlock our lock-screen using our voice. As shown in the first screenshot, I have enabled all options: Screenshots:...
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Can you use “OK Google” to set a timer with a label by voice?

Is it possible to set a timer with a label using "OK Google"? I'd like to be able to say: OK Google: 20 minute timer for laundry or OK Google: laundry timer 20 minutes but I haven't found a ...
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Is there a way to use your voice to open apps in Android?

Is there a way to use your voice to open an app in Android? I would like to say the exact phrase, "Run GMail" and it starts the gmail app.
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How to use speech-to-text offline?

When online When I am connected to Wi-Fi, I am able to say "Okay Google" from any screen and it will automatically start a voice search for me and look up whatever I say. I am also able to manually ...
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Google Now integration with Ford

I am attempting to get my Android Phone (not Google Auto) to cooperate more with my Ford. At the moment, I can use the phone to connect by Bluetooth to play music, do voice calls and the usual things....
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How can you prevent Google from saying “if you just said something…”

If I start a voice search but change my mind and cancel it, sometimes it will say " if you just said something I didn't hear what it was". Is there any way to disable this?
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Allowing requests for Google Voice Search with a Bluetooth headset when the device is locked?

I enabled Allow requests with device locked For Bluetooth devices For wired headsets in Settings for Google Voice search. However, none of my devices ( Sky Vega racer3 and Samsung Galaxy ...
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How to run Google now in backgroud?

I don't know where to ask the question, so if you want to migrate it to SO or software recommendations please do so. If what I'm asking for requires programming, I can do that, if it requires root, I ...
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My phone name is HTC desire 820g plus. whenever i receive a bluetooth file my phone says "magic.why?

My phone name is HTC desire 820g plus I bought the phone yesterday..whenever I receive a blue-tooth file my phone says magic or image I am not sure what exactly it says,but it talks.I tried to disabe ...
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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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Launch google now into listen mode by holding home button like in iOS

I just switched from iOS to android 5.0. With Siri, you are able to hold the home button (from the lock screen or otherwise) and it will immediately start listening for a command. I would like this ...
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How to activate Google now voice commands from the lock screen like siri?

I just switched from an iPhone, and I want my android to have the same behavior as iOS where you hold the home button, and siri starts listening. With my android, I have to wake up and unlock the ...
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How this “voice dialer” shows up?

Sometimes I'm listening to music on my phone (running Android KitKat), and from my pocket the phone make a sound and the first screenshot shows up and then the second one appears: Click image(s) for ...
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How to record a short audio clip as quickly as possible

I'm trying to figure out a combination of apps/settings that will allow me to record a short audio clip (think reminder note) in as few taps as possible. At the moment I am using the standard voice ...
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Missing “Download offline speech recognition” Setting Option on Nexus 9 Lolipop

I have a problem, like the title say I don't have the option in my voice setting "Download offline speech recognition". I decided to post it here because I don't find anything in internet after many ...
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Command to delete full sentences or dictation session?

Is there a way to delete entire sentences when using voice recognition? Perhaps the functionality I am asking about doesn't even exists?
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How do I navigate to a contacts address using my voice

This seems like it should be easy but I'd I say to Google now or the Google search all "Navigate to Contact Name" it just does a Google search. Contact is saved and synced to Google. Doesn't seem to ...
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How can I take a photograph via voice control with Google Camera or CyangoenMod default camera?

I know that I can use Google Search and say "OK Google, Take a picture" to open the chosen camera app. How can I then take a photo? I tried the obvious "snapshot", "take picture" both with and ...
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Voice Dialling opening on lock screen

I've got a Moto G running KitKat and am having an issue where the Voice Dialler (I think that's what it's called) opens up when the phone is in my pocket, locked. I have no idea how it is happening.. ...
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Google voice search crashing

The Google voice search crashes after detecting the keyword ok google. If, I tap on the mike button in the search app and do voice search, it works. What could be the reason behind this app-crash? ...
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Perfect voice recognition, but Voice Commands don't work

I'm using a Dutch Nexus 5 with stock Android 4.4.4 KitKat but have the voice language set to English (US). I have the latest files for offline speech recognition for English (US). Google Now, "OK ...
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Looking for a way to use voice commands create calendar entry in non-Google calendar

I'm looking for a way to create calendar entries in a non-Google calendar using voice commands. The built in voice command (using CM11 M8 / 4.4.4 with Google apps) only creates entries in my Google ...
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Offline voice recognition Kitkat

Got a Moto E recently. I was checking out the Google voice commands. It works great. But offline commands are not working. As soon as I open the voice search/Google Now offline it gives error saying ...
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“ok google” can't email a contact using the phonetic name

I sometimes need to send emails from my gmail account to my work email. My work email is a contact in google. This contact obviously has the same name as me, just the email is my work email. I tried ...