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Dictate with your voice in Word and OneNote online

Microsoft’s Dictate tool lets you use speech-to-text to author content in Office with a microphone and reliable internet connection. You must have a microphone input to your device and be logged in to your College Office 365 account.

Supported Browsers:

  • On Mac: use Chrome or Firefox browser (not Safari) 
  • On Windows: use Edge, Chrome, or Firefox browser (not Internet Explorer) 

How to use speech to text:

  1. Log in to your College Office 365 account 
  2. Open a Word Online document or OneNote Online page
  3. Go to the Home tab > Dictate
  4. Speak
    • You can add punctuation by saying the word: period, comma, new line, open quote.

See Microsoft’s Dictate support article for more details.

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