Google text to speech: download, languages

Google text to speech: download, languages

In this article we will show you how to install and enable Google Text-to-Speech on your Android smartphone and how to download additional languages for the offline speech recognition feature (Google Voice Typing) of your Android device.

How to install and enable Google Text-To-Speech?

  • Download the Google Text-To-Speech app here.
  • Once installed, go to Settings > Language and Input > Speech > Text-to-speech output

  • Set Google Text-to-speech Engine as your preferred engine.

How to add new languages?

To download new languages for offline speech recognition on Android:

  • Go to Settings > Input & Language.

  • Make sure the Google voice typing option is checked.
  • Now scroll to the SPEECH section and tap on Voice Search.
  • Tap on Offline speech recognition - Manage downloaded languages
  • Tap on All and select the language pack you want to download:
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