Voice commands & functions: Samsung Galaxy Gear

Learn how to use voice commands and text to speech (which reads your messages out loud) on the Samsung Galaxy Gear. 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 Home screen, swipe to the left or right until you land on S Voice.
    Note: You can also press the Power button twice to open S Voice. This is the default setup for the Power button.
  2. Tap the screen to access.
  3. Accept the Terms & Conditions (this only appears during the initial setup).

 

 

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 Home screen, swipe to the left or right until you land on S Voice.
    Note: You can also press the Power button twice to open S Voice. This is the default setup for the Power button.
  2. Tap the screen to access.
  3. Tap the Menu icon.
  4. Select from the following options:
    • Option 1

 

 

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Voice commands

Open an app

To open apps using voice commands, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, swipe to the left or right until you land on S Voice.
    Note: You can also press the Power button twice to open S Voice. This is the default setup for the Power button.
  2. Speak 'Open [name of app]'.

 

 

Voice dial a contact

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, swipe to the left or right until you land on S Voice.
    Note: You can also press the Power button twice to open S Voice. This is the default setup for the Power button.
  2. Speak 'Call [contact name]'.

 

 

Write a text message (SMS) with voice

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, swipe to the left or right until you land on S Voice.
    Note: You can also press the Power button twice to open S Voice. This is the default setup for the Power button.
  2. Speak ' Message [contact name].'

 

 

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