How to Fix Voice-to-Text on iPhone SE

To fix voice-to-text on iPhone SE, make sure it is enabled by going to Settings and tap General. Select Accessibility > Speech. Tap Typing Feedback. Toggle the Speak Auto-text switch to the right to activate. Voice-to-text is now enabled on your iPhone SE.

Voice-to-text is an iPhone’s Voice Dictation feature that will convert your speech into text. This is essential for visually impaired iPhone users. If you are using this feature and are getting some error, learn how to fix voice-to-text on iPhone SE as you read further. 

Solution

If you cant activate your microphone to use the Voice-to-text function on your iPhone SE, here’s what you can do to fix the issue:

    • Go to Settings > General > Siri and turn Siri OFF.
    • Perform a Soft Reset of your device by holding down the Power button and the Home button together until the apple logo appears, then wait for the iPhone to restart (no data will be lost).
    • Once your iPhone is back on, go back into Settings > General > Siri and turn it back ON.
    • Go to Settings > General > Restrictions and make sure Siri is ON.
    • Go to Settings > General > Keyboards > Enable Dictation and make sure it’s ON.
    • Test your Voice-to-text feature as it should be working now.
  • If it is still not working, try a reset network settings procedure. This will clear any invalid configurations on your phone’s network settings that may have been causing the problem. To do that:
    • Access Settings from the Home screen. 
    • Tap General.
    • Scroll down to and then select Reset
    • Tap the Reset Network Settings option.
    • Enter your device passcode once prompted.
    • Then tap to confirm network settings reset.
  • If issue persists go to Settings > General> Software Updates and make sure your iPhone is running the latest iOS version.
  • Your last should the voice-to-text feature still not work on your iPhone SE is to perform a hard reset or factory reset. This will delete all information on your phone including your personal files and data. Create a backup first before you follow the steps below to master reset your iPhone: 
    • Access Settings from the Home screen. 
    • Tap General.
    • Scroll down to and then select Reset
    • Tap the Erase all contents and settings option.
    • Enter your device passcode once prompted.
    • Then tap to confirm all settings reset.

I hope that the issue on your voice-to-text feature has been resolved. For further assistance, don’t hesitate to contact Apple support.

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