Talk to Text Does Not Work Well


  • Text does not appear after speaking
  • Long delay before text appears after speaking



  1. Confirm Offline Speech Recognition is installed
  2. If the issue is specific to one WiFi network, reboot the router
  3. Turn off your phone's mobile data setting
    • Note: You will need to enable the mobile data setting to send messages, if not connected to WiFi. Messages will not send if the mobile data setting is disabled.

The alternative option is to add cellular data to your plan:

Additional Notes

Android's offline voice typing feature allows voice typing without an internet connection, but it does not work well in the following situations:

  • The phone's cell service plan does not include data
  • The cell data limit has been reached
  • Data freeze is enabled 

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