Edit Voice Search Settings on Google on iPhone 6

Edited by Freya, Robert, Eng

Hi, welcome to VisiHow. Today I'm going to teach you how to edit voice search settings using the Google application on the iPhone 6.


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Steps

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    To begin, press the lock button on the right-hand side of the phone
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    Alternatively, we can unlock our phone by pressing the round button at the bottom of the screen
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    Swipe to the right to enter your passcode
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    As an alternative to entering your passcode, put your finger on the home button to use the fingerprint scanner.
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    Once at the home screen, find and tap on the Google icon which is blue with a recognizable Google "G"
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    This will open the application to the home screen where we can search by tapping on the white bar or the microphone icon. To learn how to search using Google on iPhone 6, please refer to the article on how to do so.
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    Tap on the gear icon in the top-left corner to go to the settings menu
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    On the third section down, tap on "Voice Search"
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    This will open an option to edit the settings. When we're using the voice search, our microphone needs to be enabled.
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    Tap on "Language"
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    This will allow us to choose which language we are going to be searching in. In this example, it is set to "English", but we can specify if we're going to be using "English (Great Britain), "English (India), "English (United States) etc. because it will take into consideration our accent. We can also search for "Spanish", "Phillipino" etc. we simply search through until we find what we're looking for.
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    In this example, we'll tap on "Francais (France)"
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    The checkmark indicating the chosen language now moves to "Francais (France)".
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    When we're finished, we'll tap on "Done" in the top-right corner
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    The application will now expect us to search in French.
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    Tap on the microphone icon
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    Now we are searching in French.
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    Tap on the "x" in the bottom-left corner to go back
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    To change it back to English, tap on the settings icon in the top-left corner to open the settings menu
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    Tap on "Voice Search"
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    Tap on "Language"
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    In this example, we'll tap on "English (Great Britain)" because that's my accent
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    The checkmark has now moved to that particular option.
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    Tap on "Done" in the top-right corner to save
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    Tap on the settings icon in the top-right corner
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    Tap on "Voice Search"
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    Tap on "Spoken answers" to enable or disable the option
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    When "Spoken answers" is enabled, when we search for something it will reply to us and say whether it can or can't search. If the bubble is blue, the option is enabled. It will turn gray to indicate that the option is disabled, and we can tap it again to enable it.
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    Tap on "Bluetooth" to disable the option
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    Tap it again to enable it.
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    Tap on "OK Google hotword" to enable or disable the option
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    This option means that when we are using the app it will start a search if we say "OK Google".
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    Tap on "Done" in the top-right corner to go back to the home screen
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    Now you know how to edit your voice search settings using the Google application on the iPhone 6
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    If you have any questions or comments please enter them in the section below. Thank you for using VisiHow, goodbye.
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Recent edits by: Robert, Freya

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