Voice commands & functions: T-Mobile Prism II

Learn how to use voice commands and text to speech (which reads your messages out loud) on the T-Mobile Prism II. Find out more on this page:

 

Text to speech

Voice commands

 

 

Text to speech

Set up & turn on

The text-to-speech feature is set up and ready to use on 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 key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. If necessary, tap the All tab.
  4. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and tap Language & input.
  5. Scroll to 'SPEECH,' and tap Text-to-speech output.
  6. Tap the Settings icon.
  7. Tap Language.
  8. Select a language from the list.
  9. Tap the Back key.
  10. Tap Speech rate.
  11. Select the rate at which you want the messages to be read.
  12. If necessary, tap Listen to an example to hear a preview of your current settings.

 

 

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Voice commands

Open an app

To open apps using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Voice Dialer.
  3. Say Open + [application name].
    Note: For example, say "Open calendar" to open the calendar application.
  4. Tap the appropriate command or tap Cancel to retry.

 

 

Voice dial a contact

To use voice dialing to call a contact, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Voice Dialer.
  3. Say Call + [contact name].
    Note: For example, say "Call John Smith" to dial a saved contact named John Smith.
  4. Tap the appropriate command or tap Cancel to retry.

 

 

Write a text message (SMS) with voice

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messaging icon.
  2. Tap the New message icon.
  3. At 'To,' enter the recipient phone number.
  4. Tap the Type message field to bring up the keyboard
  5. Tap on the Microphone icon, wait a couple of seconds and begin speaking..
  6. When finished, tap Send.

 

 

 

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