How to use voice typing in Google docs?

Sometimes it is very difficult to type everything by typing from the keyboard. Google Docs provides a feature known as voice typing which you can use to write something while talking. Here, we will see how to use voice typing in Google docs?

It is really easy to use voice typing in Docs.

By using it we can just speak instead of typing everything.

You may like below Google docs tutorials:

Turning on voice typing in Docs

Note: Make sure your microphone is set up properly and is working correctly. Your microphone needs to be working to work with voice typing.

Sometimes people ask how do you turn on voice typing in Docs so how do you activate it?

To answer this question voice typing is a default feature in Docs, It is free to use and we do not need anything to activate.

To use voice typing open any docs, Go to Tools -> Voice typing.

How to use voice typing in Google docs

Or you can also use Ctrl+Shift+S to open voice typing in docs.

This will open voice typing in the same docs and it looks like below:

How to use voice typing in Google docs?

To begin using it click on mic icon like below:

google docs voice typing

Then it will become a red color like below:

How do I turn on voice typing in Google Docs

Now you can start talking and it will start writing in the Google doc.

While writing you can also edit the document you can modify if something goes from or you can use various shortcuts available.

Move Google Docs voice typing icon in the doc

You can also move the icon, just over in the header part and it can move around the page.

How do you use voice to type in google docs

Change language in Google Docs voice typing

We can easily change the language by click on the dropdown on it will show you the languages and from there you can change to your required language or your Preferred language.

change voice typing language in google docs

Stop Voice Typing in the Doc

To stop Google voice typing click on the mic icon or you can click outside of the Google doc.

Voice typing phrases you can use

Here are some shortcuts phrases you can use.

  • Period
  • Comma
  • New line
  • New paragraph
  • Exclamation point
  • Question mark

Various Voice Commands it supports

The various voice commands supported are

  • Apply heading 2
  • Bold
  • Underline
  • Highlight etc.

You can check various voice commands here.

By using Google docs voice typing, you can get type text by just speaking into the computer microphone.

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