Changing iPhone speech recognition input over Bluetooth #cooltip

iOS has excellent speech recognition, either through Siri, or through the microphone button on the keyboard in devices such as thaw the iPad 2, new iPad, iPad mini, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, And the recent iPod touch devices

This feature, which was introduced in iOS 5, allows hands-free usage of your phone or device.

However, when using Bluetooth in your car or headset or otherwise for phone calls works nicely, but for speech recognition the Bluetooth device often degrades the quality of the speech-to-text translation.

To change quickly between your iPhone’s microphone and your Bluetooth microphone for speech recognition, try this:

  1. Hold down the home button like you’re going to engage Siri for command.
  2. To the right of the Siri button you will see a Bluetooth icon lit up if you’re connected to Bluetooth
  3. Simply tap this button and you will get a selector to choose between your Bluetooth devices and your iPhone for the microphone for speech recognition.

This affects all speech recognition use, either Siri or the microphone button on the keyboard.

See screenshot below:
20130118-151329.jpg

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s