Follow
The Intelligence

Sign up to the newsletter for the smart and innovative

How to Activate Text to Speech on iPhone iOS 8

How to Activate Text to Speech on iPhone iOS 8 2

Human interface technology is a part of technology that helps us to reach better productivity. One of such technologies is Tech to Speech feature which has been available on OS X for ages. Text to Speech technology is a technology that is able to recognize text and convert it to voice in accordance to that text.

iOS is a derived from OS X, which actually keeps on developing in the term of features, including Text to Speech feature. It is buried deep inside the setting and not as easy to be accessed as it is on Mac. You can activate Text to Speech on the iPhone as the part of accessibility feature.

This feature can help you to hear the text that you choose without reading it, and if you are learning a foreign language, this feature can help you with pronunciations. It’s quite interesting and easy to use.

Read also — How to activate text to speech on Mac

Steps to activate text to speech on iPhone

Preparation: iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with iOS 8

The Steps:

  • Go to Settings >> General >> Accessibility >> Speech

How to Activate Text to Speech on iPhone iOS 8

  • On Speech screen, swipe ON Speak Selection

How to Activate Text to Speech on iPhone iOS 8

  • On this screen, you can also do the setting on voice in accordance with your language

How to Activate Text to Speech on iPhone iOS 8 How to Activate Text to Speech on iPhone iOS 8

 

Just tap the language, and then explore setting on it like enhanced quality feature (offline operation) and speaking rate.

How to Activate Text to Speech on iPhone iOS 8

How this text to speech feature works?

How to use this feature on applications that you usually use? I will take 2 samples of the apps that we all frequently use, and that are Notes and Safari. For instance, you want to listen certain text on Notes or Safari, so that you don’t have to read it, just listen. By default, this feature can only be activated if you are connected to the internet.

  • Tap and hold the text that you want to listen, then on the pop up menu, tap speak.

How to Activate Text to Speech on iPhone iOS 8 How to Activate Text to Speech on iPhone iOS 8

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Previous Article
How to Delete All Music from iPhone iOS 8 3

How to Delete All Music from iPhone iOS 8

Next Article
Top 5 Ultra Cheap Android Tablets Under $100 4

Top 5 Ultra Cheap Android Tablets Under $100

Related Posts
How to watch TV online for free 14
Read More

How to watch TV online for free

With the advancement in technology and the availability of the internet, you can watch your favorite TV shows…
Best cydia apps
Read More

Top Best Cydia Sources

With every new version of iOS, Apple introduced new features to the users. When the phone is jailbroken,…
Google Allo Tips And Tricks 20
Read More

Google Allo Tips And Tricks

Have you ever thought of using a chat application? How’s the experience of using the same to connect…
Top Best Apps For iPhone X
Read More

Top Best Apps For iPhone X

iPhone X is a truly amazing phone from Apple and they have ensured to make it really unique…
Total
0
Share