Dictating in apps


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Dictating in apps

We've seen that you can use Siri to listen to text messages and that you can dictate replies to Siri as well. Now even though Siri can't currently read emails or other texts, you can still dictate email messages or just about anything else you want to write into other applications like Facebook updates or tweets. Technically, this isn't a Siri command, it's just considered voice dictation, but you are using the same basic functionality. Anything you dictate is uploaded to Apple servers, transcribed and then sent back as plain text and placed into your document. So, as with Siri, you need to have an Internet connection in order for a dictation to work.

Also as with Siri, dictation is only available on the iPhone 4S and later and the 5th Generation iPod touch. Generally, anytime you're using an app that has a keyboard, you should see this Microphone button next to the Spacebar as long as you have an Internet connection. Tapping it will open a Microphone icon and you ...

Dictating in apps
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Dictating in apps provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iPhone and iPod touch iOS 6 Essential Training

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Business
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