how to dictate to Windows

In this post, we will see how to dictate to Windows anywhere and anytime. You can either dictate what you would type or few selected commands.

  • Enable cloud based speech in Windows if you haven’t already. To do this, navigate to Settings -> Privacy -> Speech and turn it on.

    Speech Permission

    Speech Permission

  • Now that you have enabled cloud based speech recognition, you will be able to dictate Windows.
  • You can focus the caret to any control that accepts text and start dictating
  • To dictate, press Win + H.

    Windows Dictate

    Windows Dictate

  • Be sure to check cheat list available at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4042244/windows-10-use-dictation.

*Dictate feature will require Fall Creators Update.