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How do I use Moto Voice?

Moto Voice allows you to tell your phone what to do without touching it.

Use voice commands

Use “Show me” voice commands to get instant information without intermediate screens. Tell it to show your weather, calendar, or an app, then see a screen you can interact with or let fade away in seconds.

Use “OK, Google” commands to perform more complex tasks. Search for information on the web, send messages, set alarms, play your favorite song, and more.

You can use “OK, Google” commands without using “Show me” commands. But using both gives you better control over the information you want.

Note: Not all languages support voice commands.

“Show me” commands

Use these simple commands to get information you need without intermediate screens.

Set up voice recognition

For best results:

  • Use a quiet room with no other people around.
  • Avoid rooms that echo, like bathrooms and garages.
  • Avoid pauses.
  • Use the same intonation each time.

To set it up:

  1. Open the Moto app.

    The first time you use Moto Voice, you are prompted to set up the “Show me” phrase.
  2. Follow the onscreen instructions.

Use commands

1.  Say a command:

  • Show me the calendar
  • Show me my next meeting
  • Show me my schedule
  • Show me the weather
  • Show me [app name]

A screen with results displays for 5 seconds.

2.  Do any of the following:

  • Swipe left or right to dismiss the screen.
  • Touch the screen to see more information.
  • Touch & hold the screen to view for an extended time.
  • Swipe an app icon down to open the app.

Turn it off

  1. Open the Moto app.
  2. Touch Moto Voice > Set up voice.
  3. Turn Voice control off Image.

“OK, Google” commands

Use these commands to do just about anything.

Set up voice recognition

Touch & hold Image and follow the onscreen instructions to turn on Google Assistant and train it to recognize your voice.

Use commands

  1. Say “OK, Google” or touch & hold Image.
  2. Wait for the phone to respond.
  3. Say a command (for example, “Call Elise” or “Set alarm for 7am tomorrow”).

To see a full list of commands, say “What can you do?”

Turn it off

  1. Open the Google app.
  2. Touch Image > Settings.
  3. Under Google Assistant, touch Settings and turn Google Assistant off Image.

More help

Touch & hold Image, then touch Image > Help.

Avoid unlocking your screen

You can have your phone bypass the screen lock when it recognizes your voice.

For “Show me” commands:

  1. Open the Moto app.
  2. Touch Moto Voice.
  3. Turn Bypass secure lock on Image.

For “OK, Google” commands, when you set up voice recognition, Trusted voice is automatically switched on.

Stop phone from speaking

Some commands cause your phone to speak a response to you. To stop the phone from speaking temporarily, touch Image or Image


Tip: To enable all features and get optimized performance, visit the Play Store to ensure you are running the latest version of Moto.

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