Enable Dictation and Enhanced Dictation on Mac OS X Yosemite/ macOS High Sierra

You can get everything on Dictation for Mac OS X Yosemite. Get tips on speak text to your Mac instead of typing, using enhanced dictation in OS X Yosemite, macOS High Sierra.

Have you ever use Dictation Preferences after upgrade your Mac OS? Get an overview on enabling and use of Enhanced Dictation in Mac OS X Yosemite and later. In the new OS X Yosemite, there are massively changed in almost System preferences may be you don’t know that. Like as, Display, Sharing, Spotlight as well user & group too. These all preferences settings are you’ll get inside in the System Preferences.

Here I describe how to enable Dictation and after doing it how to use Enhanced Dictation in OS X Yosemite. At least you know that using Dictation you can text by voice instead of typing right. In Mac this function called Dictation while in iOS it is known as Siri as well Dictation. I hope almost Mac users are well known for dictation command. Even if you’re new then learn about Enhanced Dictation in OS X Yosemite at beneath.


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Turn ON/ Enable dictation command and use of enhanced dictation on Mac: macOS High Sierra 

Step1. Click on ‘’Apple Menu’’, top side menu of your Mac and Select System Preferences…

Step2. Click on the Dictation & Speech Preference click on Dictation and Speech preference to enable in your Mac

Step3. Click, ON radio button to enable Dictation. select turn on button and get advance Enhanced Dictation in OS X Yosemite

That’s it. Here your first task is complete regarding how to enable dictation and now are you keen to know how to work/ Use Enhanced Dictation in OS X Yosemite.

  • Now select the checkbox of Use Enhanced Dictation in OS X Yosemite.
  • Wait a few minutes before requiring software download to enable Enhanced Dictation for your Mac
  • Now Choose Accessibility from View Menu top side of the screen
  • Select Dictation from the list at left side Accessibility pane.
  • Select the Dictation Command button, so that you can see a list of available Command on the sheet.
  • Select Box of Enable Advance command and click on Done. you can add advance command for easily control you Mac

Necessary commands are default enabled which you can see in the list, while if you want extra command then you can add by yourself, from the left side portion of the screen.

  • For, that Click on ‘’+’’ sign and add your desired command.

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