Voice commands & functions: LG Optimus F3

Learn how to use voice commands and text to speech (which reads your messages out loud) on the LG Optimus F3. Find out more on this page:

 

Text to speech

Voice commands

 

 

Text to speech

Set up & turn on

Note: If you are using Text to speech in English, this language is already installed and available to use.
To set up and use text to speech, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Language & input.
  4. Under 'SPEECH,' tap Text-to-speech output.
  5. Next to 'Google Text-to-speech,' tap the Settings icon.
  6. English is installed and available to use. If necessary, add a language:
    1. Tap Install voice data.
    2. Next to the desired language, tap Download.
    3. When the language has downloaded, tap the Back key.
  7. Tap Language, and then select the desired language.

 

 

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. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Language & input.
  4. Under 'SPEECH,' tap Text-to-speech output.
  5. Under 'GENERAL,' tap Speech rate.
  6. Select one of the following options:
    • Very slow
    • Slow
    • Normal
    • Fast
    • Very fast
  7. If necessary, tap Listen to an example to play 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 Apps.
  2. Scroll to and tap Voice Dialer.
  3. Speak Open + [name of app].
    Note: For example, speaking "Open calendar" will open the calendar application.
  4. If correct, tap the command that appears on screen. Your application will open.

 

 

Voice dial a contact

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Scroll to and tap Voice Dialer.
  3. Speak Call + [name of contact].
    Note: If necessary, add the phone number type at the end, for example "Call John Smith mobile."
  4. If correct, tap the command that appears on screen. Your phone will begin dialing.

 

 

Write a text message (SMS) with voice

To use write a text message with voice, follow these steps:

 

Turn on

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap System settings.
  3. Tap Language & input.
  4. Next to LG Keyboard, tap the Settings icon.
    Note: Next to Google voice typing, tap the Settings icon to select the language.
  5. If necessary, tap Voice typing key to select the Check box.

 

Write

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Messaging.
  3. Tap Contacts to select a recipient or else tap the To field and enter a phone number.
  4. Tap Write a text message.
  5. Tap the Microphone key located to the left of the Space key.
    Note: If the Microphone key is unavailable, touch and hold on the key to the left of the Space key and then drag your finger over the Microphone icon. Release your finger.

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  1. Speak the desired text.
  2. If desired, tap the Keyboard icon to return to the keyboard.

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