Voice commands: Samsung Galaxy J7

Use these steps to support voice commands on the Samsung Galaxy J7.

 

 

 

Enable voice commands for Google tap

  1. From any Home screen, long tap the Home button.
  2. This activates the Google tap and search.
  3. If necessary, tap and accept the user agreement to opt in.
  4. If necessary, tap the microphone to activate it.

 

Open an app

  1. From any Home screen, long tap the Home button.
  2. If necessary, tap the microphone to activate it.
  3. Speak Open + [name of app].

 

Voice dial a contact

  1. From any Home screen, long tap the Home button.
  2. This activates the Google tap and search.
  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

 

Samsung keyboard

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Tap to compose message icon.
  4. Choose or enter the contact in the recipient field.
  5. Tap the Enter message field.
  6. Tap the Microphone key located two keys to the left of the Space key.
  7. Tap the Microphone icon.
  8. Speak the desired text.
  9. To change the language:
    1. Tap Default: English (US).
    2. Tap Add more languages.
    3. Tap Automatic to clear the checkbox.
    4. Tap the desired language(s) to select them.
    5. Tap the Back key to return to the keyboard
    6. Tap the Microphone key again.
  10. To return to the keyboard:
    • Tap the Keyboard icon.
    • Or tap the Back key > message.
  11. When done, tap the Send icon.

 

Swype keyboard

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap the Tap to compose message icon.
  4. Choose an option for entering the message recipient:
    • Contacts Option
      1. Tap the Contacts icon to select one of your Contacts.
      2. Select the contact.
      3. Tap Done.
    • Recipient Option
      1. Tap Enter recipient.
      2. Enter the recipient's phone number.
  5. Tap the Enter message field.
  6. Tap the Microphone key.
  7. Speak the desired text.
  8. You will be automatically directed back to the keyboard when you stop speaking.
  9. When ready, tap the Send icon.