How to enable offline Speech To Text in Android

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In this tutorial we are going to show how to enable Speech To Text offline mode in Android.

See flowing Steps :

  1. Go to Setting -> “Language and Input”
  2. Choose the keyboard from “Keyboard & Input methods” section and enable “Google Voice Typing
  3. Go back to the previous screen “Language & input“, you will see the “Google voice typing” enabled.
  4. Tap on “Offline speech recognition“.
  5. Download the languages.
  6. Now you should be able to use Speech To Text in offline mode.

1. Demonstration
This post shows the screenshots from Lollipop version
Go to Settings, then Language & input

Offline setup 1, 2
Offline setup 1, 2

Choose the keyboard from “Keyboard & Input methods” section and enable “Google Voice Typing

Offline setup 3, 4
Offline setup 3, 4

Go back to the previous screen “Language & input“, you will see the “Google voice typing” enabled. Click on that, then tap on “Offline speech recognition“.

Offline setup 5, 6
Offline setup 5, 6

You can already installed offline languages data. You can download and install other languages also.

Offline setup 7, 8
Offline setup 7, 8

Comments

  1. It works for Note 2. Thanks

  2. Android_developer

    app is not working in offline mode. I am able to type message with voice typing but its not working for the code above.

  3. I have the Android version 5.0. Unfortunately there is no option as offline speak recognition even when Google voice typing is enabled. Is there any solution?

  4. Losene Sheriff

    yeah, I recently download my Google voice keyboard in my phone. but I don’t have strong network system especially the place I live. so I want to used offline voice type board to help me when their is on bad network connection. the voice keyboard doesn’t show the offline speech recognition on itel phone. and I entry the and for the instructions will, but I don’t know why?

  5. There is a option that says OK GOOGLE ..
    Responds to your voice when the screen is on or the device is charging…
    but it is not working…
    why????????????????
    Device is Huawei P8Lite

    1. Vinothkumar Arputharaj

      You have to enable ‘OK GOOGLE’ in your device. Check this link for more details.
      https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/6031948?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en

      1. I have ‌‌‌‌pix with Android 7.1.1. Offline voice command never worked. Steps in 7.1.1 is different.

        Anyone tried how to set offline voice commands in Android 7.1.1

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