Using the voice control application called Google Voice Access LLC & nbsp | & nbspPhoto Credit: & nbspiStock Images
If you are an Android user, you should be aware that all Android phones are enabled with the Voice Control feature. You can control and order a number of phone functions by using this built-in voice command function without having to physically press the key for those functions.
Check your phone’s device and settings. Google LLC’s Voice Access app is available in English, Spanish, German, Italian, or French. Please check your device and settings before installing the voice access app.
You need at least Android version 5.0 or later. To find your Android version, go to ‘Settings’ and then ‘About phone’ or ‘About tablet’.
Now you need the Google LLC Voice Access app and to make sure you have the latest version please download or update the Google app from Google Play.
In the meantime, also check the “Ok Google” detection feature from any screen. Learn how to activate “Ok Google”.
We also recommend that you verify that you have downloaded a language for offline speech recognition. In the Google app, go to Settings and then Voice. It is recommended that you know how to change the settings of the Google application.
Here is a step-by-step method on how to download the voice access feature and get voice control on your Android phone.
*** Here are 2 things we recommend before or for the first time that you activate Voice Access
Learn more about the “Ok Google” setting that helps you have a good hands-free experience.
An interactive tutorial teaches you how Voice Access works, use it.
How to install Voice Access on your Android phone
Go to Google Play Store and download Voice Access
Google LLC Voice Access app should be the latest version. Your phone device must be Android 5.0 or later.
Open and install voice access
To activate voice access, follow these steps
Open the ‘Settings’ of your phone device
Touch the ‘Accessibility’ function, then touch ‘Voice access’.
At the top, tap the on / off switch.
Activate voice access
Verify that Voice Match is activated
If Voice Match is on, say “Ok Google”.
If Voice Match is not activated, open your ‘notification tone’ and tap the “Touch to start” notification Voice access.
Say a voice command and verify it works
Say something like “Call Mom” in case you have saved your mother’s number with the name “Mom”.