Voice commands & functions: Kyocera Hydro XTRM

Learn how to use voice commands and text to speech (which reads your messages out loud) on the  Kyocera Hydro XTRM. 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 any home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Language & input.
  4. Under 'SPEECH,' tap Text-to-speech output.
  5. Next to 'LG TTS,' tap the Settings icon.
  6. 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 All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap 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 the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Voice Dialer.
  3. Speak Open + [name of app].
    Note: For example, speaking "Open gallery" will open the gallery application.

 

 

Voice dial a contact

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

 

  1. From any home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Voice Dialer.
  3. Speak Call + [name of contact].
    Note: If necessary, add the phone number type at the end, for example "Call Rachel's work."
  4. If multiple results are listed, speak the correct result. Your phone will begin dialing.

 

 

Write a text message (SMS) with voice

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

 

  1. From any home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Voice Search.
  3. Speak Send a message.
  4. When prompted, speak the contact's name.
  5. If multiple results are listed, speak the correct result.
  6. When prompted, speak the message to include.
  7. When prompted, speak Yes to send the message.

 

 

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