MacOSX - How to turn off the dictation feature?

To disable the dictation feature of MacOSX, follow the below procedure:
  • Go to the Apple menu > System Preferences > System > Dictation & Speech.
  • Next to "Dictation", select "Off".
Published by deri58. Latest update on December 21, 2013 at 08:27 AM by deri58.
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