How do I send a text message by voice?

There are two different ways of sending a text message by voice. There is a microphone option within your text messages function, or you can use S Voice. Please see the steps below for both methods. 

 

Send a text message by voice from Messages:

1 From the home screen, choose Apps
How do I send a text message by voice?
2 Choose Messages
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3 Choose the conversation you would like
How do I send a text message by voice?
4 Choose Enter message
How do I send a text message by voice?
5 Hold down the emoji icon.

Depending on your device and operating system, this will appear as one of the below icons:

How do I send a text message by voice?
6 Choose the microphone icon
How do I send a text message by voice?
7 Start speaking, your device should now type what you say
How do I send a text message by voice?

Send a text message using voice using S Voice

1 From the home screen, choose Apps
How do I send a text message by voice?
2 Choose S Voice

Note: S Voice will come pre-installed on most devices. If you do not have S Voice, it can also be downloaded from the Play Store

How do I send a text message by voice?
3 If this is your first time using S Voice, you will see a welcome page then get the option to take a quick tutorial.

Note: if you do not see this screen, the tutorial is still available to view in S Voice by clicking the menu at the top right corner, then tutorial

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4 You can now use S Voice to send a text message or activate other voice commands.
How do I send a text message by voice?
5 Say 'Send text to' and the name of the person in your contacts. S Voice will open a message. Say your message clearly, and instruct S Voice to 'send text'.

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