Posted by: kurtsh | March 21, 2017

INFO: Enabling & Using Windows 10 Speech Recognition


Did you know Windows 10 has a voice-to-text solution built into it?

It can be used to dictate content into things like email through Outlook, Word, OneNote or any note-taking solution.  And it comes for free with Windows 10.

Here’s how to set it up:

  1. In the search box of Windows 10, type speech recognition
  2. Select Windows Speech Recognition.
  3. Follow the instructions to train the tool using your voice. (This will take a few minutes, requiring you to speak a variety of sample sentences.)

Windows 10 builds a voice profile during training to recognize your voice. The more you use it, the better it will understand you.

If you’re interested in knowing what the speech commands are, go to this Support article for a reference:


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