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

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Google Voice typing punctuation - how to have it?

I'm trying to use Google's voice typing, but it is not able to punctuate my sentences. No matter I say "point", "dot" or "comma", it always writes it into my text. ...
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How to add a word to the Voice Typing recognition list?

I need to frequently say the word "olivette". I added it to my keyboard dictionary. Voice Typing ALWAYS interprets it as "all of that". It doesn't learn from my correcting it. A ...
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Punctuation in Google Voice typing on Android 11 in other than english language

I'm trying to use Google's voice typing but compared to iPhone it's really rude. I'm already on Android 11. But it is still not able to detect my punctuation words, so everytime I want a . or , I need ...
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How can I configure Google voice access so that I only have to say “hey Google” once?

After I say "hey Google", Google voice access is letting me say a few voice commands. However, after a few ones, I have to say "hey Google" again to be allowed to give further ...
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How does Samsung's Voice Recorder's Speech-to-text function store the text and sync it with the audio?

I am using Samsung Galaxy S7 and recently, I used the speech-to-text feature in the default Voice Recorder application. When I play one of the audio files that was recorded with that feature, the ...
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How to find history of questions Google Assistant picked up?

Is there a place I can see all recorded audio that's linked to my Google Account? I had thought I turned off Google Assistant. Nevertheless, I was speaking to someone, it popped up and tried to answer ...
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Google Assistant routine only executing first command?

I have a Google Assistant routine with 2 custom actions: Navigate to home and Play Spotify music. For some reason, only the first action ever completes when I execute the routine via voice command. If ...
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GBoard app: Initializing of voice-to-text takes forever

I use GBoard on my Poco X3 and the keyboard sporadically takes forever to initialize when using Voice Typing. Sometimes it's fast, sometimes it isnt. Sometimes it shows "initializing" and ...
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Dictation (Voice Recognition) Function has Stopped Working

I have a Samsung Galaxy J3 Luna Pro whose dictation listening function has recently stopped working.  When I press the microphone button now to dictate, the blue button indicating it is listening to ...
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Voice activated / HF inputs: how can you escape special function phrases?

For example, say I have a sentence that I want to end with a period then have returned to a new line, but the contents of that sentence itself include period and new line as literals. Is it possible ...
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GBoard: Use system-wide speech2text engine

I'm using GBoard, quite often using the built-in spech-to-text function via the directly accessible button here: But I have the feeling that the speech-to-text function which is android built-in and ...
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Google Speech recognition doesn't consistently enter the speech into app text field

I cannot figure out the whole pattern but much of the time these days if I use Google Speech to recognise some text to put into a text field eg Facebook's or Messenger's, it successfully recognises ...
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Chrome voice search does not recognize additional languages, while Google (Assistant?) App does

On my Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) running Android 7.0 i got the following issue: I have both the Google app (or is it called the Assistant?, i'm confused about the many different ways to access Google ...
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Voice typing new line

I have a Samsung S9 running Android version 10 (q). I frequently use the Google speech to text facility on the keyboard. I can make it do punctuation like commas and periods however I cannot make it ...
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How do you mute Google Voice Access?

I downloaded this app a few hours ago... the functionality is fine, but all the pings and bings I find annoying. I'm using it in conjunction with apps that I need the volume up for, so I need to find ...
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Is it possible to access speech-to-text audio clips for debugging?

Is there a way to access the audio clip that gets used for Google's speech-to-text transcribing? I've been getting increasingly inaccurate output using Google's speech-to-text output. After ...
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Is it possible to use Google speech recognition in the Google Translate application for Android while offline?

Is it possible to use Google speech recognition in the Google Translate application for Android while offline? When I try, it says that Google voice typing can't be used "in this field", and the ...
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Accidentally enabling Google voice input, how to switch back to text keyboard?

I have a Vodafone (VFD 610) Android phone - I seem to have picked up Google voice input (microphone next to the text box), and so I have no keyboard and I can't send messages. It's never happened ...
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How can I disable the downloaded neural net for speech-to-text?

My voice-to-text was working amazing on my Pixel 3, until I elected to accept the optional downloaded neural net that makes for "faster recognition" and works offline. The result has been an ...
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Is there a way to improve voice to text results?

Lately, I've been doing quite a bit of dictation using the voice-to-text functionality. For the most part, it's all right but it's developed some annoying behavior. Regular words are getting ...
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Offline Voice-to-Text Now Showing Up?

I am seeing many articles pointing to how to setup Android Voice-to-Text offline, but I am not seething the setting where they tell me to look (languages & Input). Has the location changed, has ...
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How to force voice recognition into writing out numbers or just printing numerals?

One edge case I've found when transcribing notes is that, if I say 1, 2, 4 or 8, it's never clear if they will come up as numbers or as one, two, four, eight or one of their homophones. Using Dragon ...
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How do I spell out period using Google voice recognition?

While using voice-to-text to transcribe notes to Google Keep, I realized whenever I said "period" it would put out the punctuation mark. This is great 99% of the time, but sometimes I need to say ...
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Voice Typing stops abruptly

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4. At some point in the last 6 months or so, voice typing just stopped working for longer than a couple of seconds of dictation. It doesn't matter if I talk very fast ...
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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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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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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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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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Google voice type offline doesn't work properly

If I touch on voice type tool it shows me following message "Google voice typing tool requires Google search app" but Google search app have been installed on my phone. How can I fix this?
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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 ...