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Questions tagged [voice-recognition]

Mechanism by which an application or system recognises commands or data input given by voice

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Unlock phone with voice doesn't work after update on new moto X4

A couple of days ago I bought a Moto X4 Android One edition. I activated the feature that lets you unlock your phone by saying "hey google", and it was working fine. Today, however, I updated the ...
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“OK Google” multiple voice recognition on tablet

I know Google Home supports this, but what about a phone or tablet? Is it possible to configure such a device to recognise more than one voice for "ok google" requests? I'm hoping to have a tablet ...
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Custom Voice Action

Can i make the google assistant of my android phone to perform custom actions? For example: Ok google. open barrier via "AppName"? I have tried the system actions, but neither one matches my need. So ...
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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 'OK Google' recognition without completely disabling Google app

I find the 'OK Google' always-on voice recognition to be creepy and intrusive. At the same time, I find the voice entry for GBoard keyboard to be very useful. If you completely disable the Google ...
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How do I turn off speech-to-text censorship in Android 7?

This was the most recent article I found on it: https://www.howtogeek.com/303489/how-to-disable-the-profanity-filter-in-google-assistant/ Problem is that the triple dot dropdown menu isn't there. I ...
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Setting option for speech to text on Huawei mobile?

As we know, Android comes with an in-built feature, speech to text. But I failed to find any setting options for speech to text on my Huawei Mate 9 phone. Does my mobile use online speech recognition ...
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Speech recognition is not underlining and providing alternate interpretations

I just broke my Droid Turbo and replaced it with another of the same model. On both phones I was/am using Android 6.0.1. On my old phone, whenever I used speech recognition, some of the words would ...
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Why does Google Voice Typing transcribe certain words incorrectly, and not offer alternatives?

There are a few words that I use in everyday conversation that Google Voice Typing doesn't seem to want to recognize. The first is "extraordinarily." It always transcribed "extraordinary Lee." The ...
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How can I download offline speech recognition data manually on android

I learned that offline data for google speech recognition for some languages can be downloaded in a way shown here. I also know that the speech recognition files are located at the location /data/data/...
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How to play sound while recording from other app simultaneously?

How could I play sound (from an app) while microphone is recording (on another app on the same phone) simultaneiusly? Purpose: I listen to podcasts (I use Pocket Casts). Sometimes there are spoken ...
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Oreo offline speech recognition

I recently "upgraded" to Oreo, and found that speech-to-text does not work when offline. My only language is US English and the US English "Offline Speech Recognition" database is installed (49 MB). I ...
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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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“Use Voice with Wired Headset” Notification Stops Music

I have my Moto G plugged into an AUX port in my car which plays music from the car's speaker's via Google Play Music. Occasionally, the music will automatically pause and a notification will popup on ...
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Switching Google Voice typing language and force offline mode?

I've been using Google Voice for quite some time as it's fast and convenient compared to typing on the phone keyboard. However, I speak multiple languages and when I use the Google Voice software, if ...
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Can I get Voice to Text to spell my daughter's name correctly?

Let's say my daughter's name is Danny. But she/we spell it Dani. Every time I use her name in VTT it is misspelled Danny and I have to correct it. PITA. I've tried adding the name correctly spelled ...
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Voice typing in Android for a disabled person with very limited hand function

I have a close friend who is suffering from a neurological disorder similar to ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). Over the last year his arms, hands and fingers have weakened greatly to the point where he ...
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How it happens that I can take a picture by voice on Samsung Galaxy s7?

On my Samsung Galaxy S7 I can start camera application and then if I say "take picture" (in Russian) it automatically presses shutter button. Who does this? Camera application itself? Where I can ...
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How to use Android (Google) STT (Speech to text) for Windows 7-10?

I am searching for a solution to use the Android (aka Google) Speech to text functionality on my Windows Laptop (Windows 7-10). Reason: I really like the Android STT, it works flawless and i really ...
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Is there a fully secure way to do speech-to-text?

Is there a secure way to do speech-to-text that ideally uses end-to-end encryption and guarantees my privacy on an android phone? A solution that requires root access is acceptable, as is a solution ...
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How to add microphone to the keyboard for speech recognition?

I am using Android 7.0 on a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. How to add microphone to the keyboard to "write" SMS or Facebook messages using speech recognition?
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Allow Google Assistant to be voice activated by more than three people

As a followup to this question: Is it possible to have the Google assistant be voice activated by more than 3 people?
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“Ok Google” i.e google assistant does not work for anyone but me

If I say "Ok Google", the assistant starts up just fine. However if my wife says it, nothing happens. She tried it several times, speaking loud and clear, but nothing happened. Is the assistant ...
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How can I enable dictation in Android messaging (texting) apps?

How can I enable dictation (voice to text) in Android messaging (texting) apps?
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Endless spinning circle while “Listening” for “OK Google” voice training

I have both a Samsung Galaxy S4 and an S5, as well as a Samsung Galaxy Note II and an Acer Iconia tablet, and I'm having the same issue on ALL FOUR DEVICES: whether I click the cue card "Set up Voice ...
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Enable OK Google detection when connected to car bluetooth

I have set "OK Google" detection to "in Google app" only. I don't want Google to be listening all the time. However, I would like "OK Google" detection to work when I'm driving. This means that the ...
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How to disable text correction suggestions (underlined) with Google Voice typing?

When I use Google Voice typing to produce some text, a fair amount of the text becomes underlined (and if you tap the underlined text a drop-down list presents suggestions to correct any errors in the ...
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Custom voice commands

I'm looking for an open source way to specify custom voice commands that use the Google voice recognition backend. It has to be open source and work offline. (I already managed to get the Google app ...
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How to add the voice typing key to the LG keyboard on Android 6?

How can I add the voice typing key to the LG keyboard on Android 6? I use an LG 4. E.g. on Gboard I could: (Click image to enlarge)
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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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How to set default phone number for contacts?

USE CASE When I do voice dialing with Google on my Android phone or more importantly text messaging it always asks which phone number I should use for the contact. That's really frustrating when I'm ...
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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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Google Voice typing no longer works in French, works in English

Problem: voice typing broken On a Samsung Galaxy S5 with latest OS (Android 6.0.1) setup to French language, Google Voice Typing worked great. I need it regularly in French (and sometimes in English)....
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Add second trusted voice to Google Pixel

Is it possible to add a second "trusted voice" to my Google Pixel so that a second person can say "OK Google" to unlock my phone? I would like to do this so that my phone can act like a substitute for ...
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Disable Google Voice typing automatic language detection

I have been a fan of Google Voice typing for a long time. I use it for 2 languages, English and Italian. On the Android Keyboard I can switch the language of the spell-checker by pressing the "World" ...
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Android Auto language tied to phone?

I have a Nexus 6P and just got a car with android auto, i use my phone and most of my things with English language (i'm used to English for tech) even tho i live in a Spanish speaking country. Now ...
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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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Voice to text: How punctuation in Dutch

I've seen a lot of post about the punctuation but that was all about the English version of voice-to-txt The Dutch version works pretty good, but it seems to be imposible to do things like 'new ...
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Leaving the dictation mode with a voice command

Is there any way to leave the dictation mode with a voice command, without having to tap anywhere in Android 4 or above? I use the built in speech recognition program.
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Getting text to speech to write a . (period)

I have just started to use Googles speech to text on my Sony Xperia Z3+ and it is very precise, both in English and Danish. But I cannot get it to write any punctuation in either language. A period ...
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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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Google voice having trouble recognising some of what I say

I'm English with a thick southern accent, and while Google voice does quite well about a 3rd of the time, it struggles with words such as slack (thinks I'm saying slap, flac, etc), medium (thinks I'm ...
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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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How to store reminders from google now offline?

I find it very convenient to set reminders using voice "ok google" with Google Now. However, I cannot seem to get it to work when I do not have an internet connection. Is there a way I can set ...
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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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Speech to Text apps stop after a few words

I am trying out a few Speech to Text apps. All of them don't perform as I need them to. I have several pages of text, but I get no further than a half a sentence before the app stops. It records what ...
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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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Google Now doesn't listen for answers

I sometimes have an issue where I launch a command using a Google Now, and it asks for follow-up info (for instance, "What's the message?" when my command was "Send a message to xxx"), but it doesn't ...
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Phone reacts to “OK” without “Google”

I need to change the voice command from OK Google to something else. It reacts to my voice in meetings when I answer OK. That is a problem!!
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What have i done wrong in this Tasker profile?

I'm trying to activate a recorder app with voice commands. I'm using Google Now and Autovoice Recognized for the voice command (via my bluetooth headset) and Autoinput to open and stop the app (...