Text to speech: Samsung Galaxy S 6 edge

Use these steps to use text to speech to have messages read out loud on the Samsung Galaxy S 6 edge.

 

 

 

Set up

 

Android Lollipop

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & 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. Tap Settings.
  7. Tap Install voice data.
  8. Next to the desired language, tap Download.
  9. Wait as the language downloads.
  10. Tap the Back key.
  11. Tap Language.

 

Android Marshmallow

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Tap Text-to-speech options.
  5. Select desired TTS engine:
    • Samsung text-to-speech engine
    • Google Text-to-speech Engine
  6. Tap Settings.
  7. Tap Install voice data.
  8. Next to the desired language, tap Download.
  9. Wait as the language downloads.
  10. Tap the Back key.
  11. Tap Language.

 

TalkBack settings

 

Android Lollipop

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accessibility.
  4. Under 'More settings,' tap Direct access.
  5. Tap the Direct access switch to ON.
  6. Tap Galaxy TalkBack.
  7. Tap Settings.
  8. Adjust TalkBack settings as desired.

 

Android Marshmallow

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accessibility.
  4. Tap Direct access.
  5. Tap the Direct access switch to ON.
  6. Tap Galaxy TalkBack.
  7. Tap Settings.
  8. Adjust TalkBack settings as desired.

 

Text to speech settings

 

Android Lollipop

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Under 'Speech,' tap Text-to-speech options.
  5. Tap Speech rate to adjust.
  6. Tap desired TTS engine:
    • Samsung
    • Google
  7. Tap Language to adjust.
  8. Adjust other settings as desired.

 

Android Marshmallow

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Tap Text-to-speech options.
  5. Tap Speech rate to adjust.
  6. Tap desired TTS engine:
    • Samsung
    • Google
  7. Tap Language to adjust.
  8. Adjust other settings as desired.

 

Turn on TalkBack

 

Android Lollipop

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accessibility.
  4. Under 'More settings,' tap Direct access.
  5. Tap the Direct access switch to ON.
  6. Tap Galaxy TalkBack.

 

Android Marshmallow

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accessibility.
  4. Tap Direct access.
  5. Tap the Direct access switch to ON.
  6. Tap Galaxy TalkBack.