Where to find help and learn how to use Speaking Email

Q: How can I learn how to use this app?


There are several ways you can learn how to use the app. 

1. Demo Account
You should try the Demo/Tutorial. You might have skipped this when you first installed but you can go through it again. This is under the Support screen. 

2. Spoken Hints
The app tells you how to use it when you encounter a new feature. This occurs as you are going along in the form of spoken hints. If you want to reset the spoken tips if you missed them the first time, you can do this under Support screen too, there is a button "Reset Spoken Hints". 

3. "Help"
Say "help" any time (at a "listening" prompt or after tapping the microphone) to get context relevant information about the screen you are on and the currently available voice commands. 

4. Cheat Sheet / Quick Commands Reference
Download our cheat sheet to get a full list of all the commands, including dictation commands. Print this out and refer to it while you are learning the commands. This guide is also available in the app, under Support > Quick Commands Reference.

5. Tips by Email
Every couple of days we send you a new tip by email, explaining how to use the app. If you missed the tips we sent by email, or want them all at once, you can download them here

6. FAQs
In the app under Support or on our website, we have written up answers to many questions asked by users. https://speaking.email/FAQ 

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.

Do you have Apple CarPlay?

See our other product Speaking Email CarPlay.

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