Voice commands & functions: Nokia Lumia 925

Learn how to use voice commands and text to speech (which reads your messages out loud) on the Nokia Lumia 925. Find out more on this page:

 

Text to speech

Voice commands

 

 

Text to speech

Set up & turn on

To set up and use text to speech, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap speech.
  4. Tap the Read aloud incoming text messages field.
  5. Select from the following:
    • always on
    • Bluetooth and headsets
    • Bluetooth only
    • wired headset only

 

 

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 the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap speech.
  4. Select or clear the Use Speech when the phone is locked check box.
  5. Select or clear the Play audio confirmations check box.

 

 

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Voice commands

Open an app

To open apps using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch and hold the Start key.
  2. Say Open + [application name].
  3. For example, say "Open calendar" to open the calendar application.

 

 

Voice dial a contact

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

 

  1. From any screen, touch and hold the Start key.
  2. Say Call + [contact name] + [phone number type].
  3. For example, say "Call Chris home" to dial a saved contact named Chris at his home number.
  4. If necessary, select a number from the list of matches.

 

 

Write a text message (SMS) with voice

To write and send a text message (SMS) using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any screen, touch and hold the Start key.
  2. Say Text + [contact name].
  3. For example, say "Text Brandy" to send a text message to a saved contact named Brandy.
  4. If multiple options are available, select the phone number you want to send the message to.
  5. Say your message. To change the message, tap the Edit icon.
  6. Review the message. If correct, say Send or tap the Send icon.

 

 

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