How to start Speech Recognition in Windows 8?
If you have always wanted to own a computer that could work as per your voice commands, here is your chance to do so. Windows 8 offers you the Speech Recognition feature that enables your keyboard and mouse to rest awhile while you are at your PC, completing your tasks. This is a fun, convenient, and very easy to use feature that lets you to multitask as well. This feature is especially handy at times when your keyboard or mouse isn’t functional and you don’t have the time to fix the issues there too. By using the voice commands you can easily launch applications, open menus, select and de-select buttons, and even write and send e-mails. So, are you feeling lazy to type out your mail? How about setting up the Speech Recognition feature to do your tasks for you?
The easy steps solution to the above issue is:
- Right-click on a blank area of the Start screen and then click ‘All apps’ on the menu bar that appears at the bottom.
- Under ‘Windows System’ click on the ‘Control Panel’ to access it.
- In the ‘Control Panel’ window, click on ‘Ease of Access’ and then click on ‘Speech Recognition’.
- Under ‘Configure your speech recognition experience’, click on the ‘Start speech recognition’.
- Follow the instructions appearing on your screen to set up speech recognition.
- Now click on the ‘Mic’ button and you can speak the commands to your computer.
- Now your computer will respond to your commands.
The more you will use this feature, the better your Windows 8-based PC will recognize your voice and accordingly perform the tasks for you. So, enhance the functionality of the voice profile on your PC and let Windows 8 make your life simple and hassle free.
For a quick recap of the steps, here is a short video that you can check out: