Siri voice unavailable

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Q: Why can't I select Siri voice?

A: Apple does not allow 3rd party apps to use the Siri voices. Speaking Email will however use any 'Enhanced' voices that you have available on your phone. You can check and download extra 'Enhanced' voices under System Settings > General > Accessibility > Voices. 


To select a voice to use in Speaking Email, go into Preferences > Voices and choose the voice you like for each language. Note there are two 'English' selections - one for the 'announcer' and one for English email reading. 


What is Speaking Email?

An app for iPhone and Android that reads your email out loud to you. It intelligently extracts content from emails (minus the signatures, disclaimers and threads). And it lets you action your email - archive, mark-as-read, trash, flag, reply, or forward. It can be completely by voice command, or use the large on-screen buttons or full screen touch gestures.


Who is it for?

People with blindness or visual impairment. People who are busy and run out of time to get through their inbox. People who want to make productive use of time when driving between appointments.


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