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How To Read Text Aloud On Galaxy S9 Or Galaxy S9 Plus

How To Read Text Aloud On Galaxy S9 Or Galaxy S9 Plus

Are you interested in knowing how to get your Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 plus to read text aloud? Fortunately, you can set up your phone to read text using the text dictation feature. This feature is also handy for translations and can be used to read books written in other languages without having to download any other app from Google Play Store. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to set your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus to reads texts.

Get Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus To Read Text:

  1. Switched on your Samsung Galaxy
  2. Navigate to the home screen
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Find and select System option
  5. Click on Language & input
  6. Click on the “Text-to-speech” options, located under the Speech section
  7. Select text-to-speech (TTS) engine that you want to use.

Text-To-Speech (TTS)

There are two options to select from:

  • Samsung made Text-to-speech engine
  • The Google-made Text-to-speech engine

Installing Voice Data

  1. There is a Settings icon next to Search Engine
  2. Tap Install Voice Data
  3. Tap Download
  4. Wait patiently for the language to download
  5. Click the Back key
  6. Then choose your Language

Activating The Voice Data

You can read the instructions below to get the voice activated on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus after you have completed the steps above:

  1. Go the Home screen
  2. Locate and select Apps
  3. Find and click on Bixby
  4. When Bixby is open, find and tap on the “Recent Apps key” and set it to “Driving mode.”
  5. Touch the Recent Apps and select Set Driving Mode off if you want the voice deactivated

Keep in mind that, the read text feature is not for those with visual impairments since the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus will not speak about items shown on your screen and what you are currently doing as you hit the phone screen. Therefore, you need a more comprehensive and purpose-built app for these circumstances.

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