Text to speech: Samsung Galaxy Avant

Use these steps to use text to speech to have messages read out loud on the Samsung Galaxy Avant.

 

 

 

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 Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'SYSTEM,' then tap Language and input.
  4. Under 'SPEECH,' tap Text-to-speech options.
  5. Select desired TTS engine:
    • Samsung text-to-speech engine
    • Google Text-to-speech Engine
  6. Next to the desired search engine, tap the Settings icon.
  7. Tap Install voice data.
    • For the Samsung text-to-speech engine, the desired language may already be downloaded.
    • However, you have the option of downloading a higher quality version.
  8. Next to the desired language, tap Download or the Download icon.
  9. Wait as the language downloads. It may take a few minutes.
  10. Tap the Back key.
  11. Tap Language to select the language.

 

TalkBack settings

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under PERSONALIZATION, tap Accessibility.
  4. Tap TalkBack.
  5. Tap Settings.
  6. Tap to adjust the other settings.

 

Text to speech settings

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under PHONE, tap Language and input.
  4. Under SPEECH, tap Text-to-speech output.
  5. Tap Speech rate and then adjust how fast the text will be spoken.
  6. Tap the Settings icon next to the TTS engine (Samsung or Google) to use.
    Note: To tap the Settings icon, the TTS engine must be selected.
  7. Tap Language to adjust the spoken language.
  8. Tap to adjust the other settings.

 

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Turn on TalkBack

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under PERSONALIZATION, tap Accessibility.
  4. Under MORE SETTINGS, tap Direct access.
  5. Slide the Direct access switch right to the ON position.This enables your Accessibility settings.
  6. Tap TalkBack.