Voice commands & functions: Motorola Moto X

Learn how to use voice commands and text to speech (which reads your messages out loud) on the Motorola Moto X. 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:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Tap Text-to-speech options.

 

 

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 the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Tap Text-to-speech options.
  5. Adjust the settings to meet your needs.

 

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Voice commands

Open an app

To open apps using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Voice Command.
  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 the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Voice Command.
  3. If necessary, tap the microphone to activate it.
  4. Speak Call + [name of contact].
  5. If necessary, tap the desired phone number if the contact has more than one number. You can also speak the number category at the end of step 4 (for example, + [Work] ).

 

 

Write a text message (SMS) with voice

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Voice Command.
  3. If necessary, tap the microphone to activate it.
  4. Speak Send text + [name of contact].
  5. If necessary, speak the body of the text. Voice command will process your prompts and require confirmation before sending.

 

 

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