Speech speed

Q: Can I increase the speech speed?

A: Yes, you can customise the speech rate to your personal preference. 

The default speaking speed is intentionally on the slow side. It is intended to be slow enough to avoid cognitive overload for people learning to use it, people driving, and older people with vision issues.

Once you are comfortable using Speaking Email, you will probably want to adjust the speed to make it a bit faster. Look under Preferences > Speech. 

You can also use the voice commands "slower" and "faster" to adjust any time.

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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