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The trick to write a Word document with your voice on your Windows PC or laptop

When you open a Word document, what most people think is that you will start using the keyboard of your computer or laptop WindowsHowever, some people want to save themselves this tedious work and decide to activate the Voice dictation, What is this? A native Word function for you to write any document using only your voice, it means that you are not going to type anything at all.

It is important to mention that to use ‘Voice dictation’ on your computer WindowsYou are going to have to go through a filter of three essential requirements: the first, to have a Gmail account; the second, to be connected to the internet; and the third, to use headphones with a microphone included.

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  • Through your PC enter your email in Gmail, it can be any browser such as: Google Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Edge, etc.
  • Now, in the address bar place www.google.com and hit ‘enter’.
  • Here you have to click on the icon of the square made up of 9 points, you place it in the upper right corner, next to your profile photo.
  • Several applications will be displayed, choose the one that says ‘Documents’.
  • Then, click on the option ‘Create blank document’.
  • Finally, at the top, tap on the ‘Tools’ tab and then on ‘Voice dictation’, a mini window will appear to request access to your microphone, choose the one that says ‘Allow’.

Ready, now click on the microphone icon that appears in the Word document to automatically transcribe everything you speak. In case you want to separate your ideas with punctuation marks, you will have to say keywords such as: comma or period, colon or semicolon, you will have to place them manually.

On the other hand, if you want a new paragraph, the voice command is the following: new line. To stop using voice dictation, you just have to touch the (x) that is located above the microphone, so you will close the aforementioned function.

Do you want to configure your Windows laptop so that you close the lid of the computer and it does not turn off or suspend? click hereand follow the steps that we teach you in the next note.

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