Speech Services provides speech-to-text functionality to Google and other third party apps to convert what you say to text. For example, it can be used by: • Google Maps when you use your voice to search places • Recorder App to transcribe your recordings on device • Phone App Call Screen feature to get a real-time transcription of your caller • Accessibility apps like Voice Access for operating your device through voice • Dictation or keyboard apps you might use to dictate text messages through voice • Apps that contain a search by voice feature so that you can quickly search for your favorite shows or songs • Language learning apps that recognize what you say as you practice a new language • …and many other applications in Play Store To use Google Speech-to-Text functionality on your Android device, go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Default apps > Assist App. Select Speech Services by Google as your preferred voice input engine. Google Text-to-Speech functionality Speech Services powers applications to read the text on your screen aloud. For example, it can be used by: • Google Play Books to “Read Aloud” your favorite book • Google Translate to speak translations aloud so you can hear the pronunciation of a word • Talkback and accessibility applications for spoken feedback across your device • …and many other applications in Play Store To use Google Text-to-Speech functionality on your Android device, go to Settings > Languages & Input > Text-to-Speech output. Select Speech Services by Google as your preferred engine.