How do you dictate punctuation to Siri

iPad / iPhone Activate the dictation function on the iPhone - this is how it's done


Regardless of whether it is an iPhone or iPad: Newer versions of iOS have made it possible to dictate a message to the device simply by speaking without typing the words on the keyboard. The practical dictation function even allows you to insert paragraphs and line breaks as well as periods and commas. You can find out how to activate and use the dictation function on your iPhone or iPad in our tips + tricks.

How to enable dictation on iPhone

The dictation function was first introduced together with the Siri voice assistant on the iPhone 4S and can be called up via the keyboard when typing messages. Before you can use the dictation function, you must activate it in the settings. Read our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the brief instructions.

quick start Guide

  1. Open the iPhone settings.
  2. There tap on "keyboard".
  3. Activate the Regulator Next "Activate the dictation function".
  4. Now go to the on the keyboard Microphone icon and speak your text.
  5. To end the dictation, tap the Keyboard icon.

The dictation function supports these functions and punctuation marks

The dictation function also supports spoken punctuation marks. When dictating, simply state the punctuation mark you want, such as a period, comma or question mark. For example, if you dictate, "This is sample text, comma, punctuation marks clarify exclamation marks", the function converts the sentence to "This is sample text that clarifies punctuation marks!" around.

Further command examples for punctuation marks and formatting can be found in the following table: