Windows 10: HOW TO USE DICTATION

Discus and support HOW TO USE DICTATION in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; I thought that I had set up my Win 10 PC to perform dictation and control my PC by voice. When I press Win + H I receive this prompt on top of my... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by JeffA Warner, May 6, 2020.

  1. HOW TO USE DICTATION


    I thought that I had set up my Win 10 PC to perform dictation and control my PC by voice. When I press Win + H I receive this prompt on top of my screen: Please see screenshot HOW TO USE DICTATION 72bbef4d-e0a2-44d4-84ec-6a2c2e4567ce?upload=true.png

    I am confused as to what this means. How do I get the mic to respond to a command,for instance, "Open File Explorer".

    I would like to know which Settings need to be enabled and how to start the process. Thank you. Jeff

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    JeffA Warner, May 6, 2020
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  2. Dictation not working.

    Hello Lina,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    Please provide some additional information, so that we can assist you better.

    1. Are you using dictation in Windows or Office application?
    2. Since when are you facing this issue?
    3. Did you make any changes to the computer before this issue started?

    I suggest you to follow the below mentioned steps:

    Step 1: To dictate text:

    1. Open Speech Recognition by clicking the Start button, clicking All Programs, clicking Accessories, clicking Ease of Access, and then clicking Windows Speech Recognition.

    2. Say "start listening" or click the Microphone button to start the listening mode.

    3. Open the program you want to use or select the text box you want to dictate text into.

    4. Say the text that you want dictate.

    Step 2: You may refer Microsoft article related to Dictating text:

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4042244/windows-10-use-dictation

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14198/windows-7-dictate-text-using-speech-recognition

    Hope it helps.

    Let us know if you got the help you needed by clicking "Yes or No.

    Harish

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Harish_kum, May 6, 2020
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  3. Dictation - Random Capitilization

    Hi TFLJ,

    It's possible that Dictation listens and analyzes your words in phrases or context clues. It is important to state the word clearly.

    By the way, since when did this behavior start? Have you made any changes or installed any updates on your computer before this issue?

    In order for us to sort this out, I suggest setting the Dictation to make all the letters in a word lowercase. Once this is enabled, try dictating again and see if it still randomly capitalizes letters or words.

    If the issue persists, then it is best that you train again your PC to recognize your speech. Follow these steps:

    1. Open Control Panel.
    2. Click Ease of Access > Speech Recognition.
    3. Under Configure your Speech Recognition experience, click the link Train your computer to better understand you option.
    4. Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions.

    Please let me know the result.

    Regards.
     
    Vanessa Yar, May 6, 2020
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  4. HOW TO USE DICTATION

    New FF - passwords

    Hi:

    If that setting is already enabled, then I suggest as the next troubleshooting step might be Mozilla Safe Mode (not to be confused with Windows Safe Mode)):

    Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode | Firefox Help


    • Please report back and let us know the outcome, as it will dictate the next steps.
    • Also: please tell us what AV/AM/firewall programs are you running on this system?

    Thanks,
    MM
     
    MoxieMomma, May 6, 2020
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