Text to speech: T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

Learn how to use Text to speech (which reads your messages out loud) on the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G.

 

 

 

 

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 English, this language is already installed and available to use.

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu sk4Gmenu.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Voice input and output.
  4. Tap Text-to-speech settings.
  5. Tap Install voice data.
  6. If prompted, review the Play Store terms of service and tap Accept.
  7. Tap SpeechSynthesis Data Installer.
  8. Tap FREE.
  9. Tap OK to accept permissions and begin downloading to your phone.

 

 

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 sk4Gmenu.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Voice input and output.
  4. Tap Text-to-speech settings.
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • Always use my settings
      • Tap to enable or disable.
    • Speech rate
      • Tap to select the desired speech rate.
    • Language
      • Tap to select the desired language