Voice commands & functions: LG Optimus L9

Learn how to use voice commands and text to speech (which reads your messages out loud) on the LG Optimus L9. Find out more on this page:

 

Text to speech

Voice commands

 

 

Text to speech

Set up & turn on

To set up and use text to speech, follow these steps:

 

Set up

Note: If you are using Text to speech in the English language, this language is already installed and available to use.

  1. from any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Tap Text-to-speech output.
  5. Next to Google Text-to-speech Engine, tap the Settings icon.
  6. Tap Install voice data.
  7. Tap Download next to the desired language.
  8. When the language has downloaded, tap the Back key and then tap Language to adjust.

 

Turn on

  1. from any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Accessibility.
  4. Tap TalkBack.
  5. Tap the Talkback Switch to On.
    Note: To Settings to adjust the TalkBack settings.

 

 

Settings

Text to speech reads messages out loud, allowing you to listen to text or messages instead of reading them. To change text to speech settings, follow these steps:

 

  1. from any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Tap Text-to-speech output.
  5. Tap Speech rate and select the desired setting.
  6. Next to Google text-to-speech Engine, tap the Settngs icon.
  7. Tap Language to adjust the spoken language.
  8. Tap adjust any other desired settings.

 

 

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Voice commands

Open an app

To open apps using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Voice Search.
  3. If necessary, tap the microphone to activate it.
  4. Speak Open + [name of app].

 

 

Voice dial a contact

To use voice dialing to call a contact, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Voice Search.
  3. If necessary, tap the microphone to activate it.
  4. Speak Call + [name of contact].

 

 

Write a text message (SMS) with voice

To write and send a text message (SMS) using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

Turn on

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Next to LG Keyboard, tap the Settings icon.
    Note: Next to Google voice typing, tap the Settings icon to select the language.
  5. If necessary, tap Voice typing key to select the Check box.

 

Write

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Contacts to select a recipient or else tap the To field and enter a phone number.
  4. Tap Enter message.
  5. Tap the Microphone key located to the left of the Space key.
    Note: If the Microphone key is unavailable, touch and hold on the key to the left of the Space key and then drag your finger over the Microphone icon. Release your finger.
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  6. Speak the desired text.
  7. If desired, tap the Keyboard icon to return to the keyboard.

 

 

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