To turn off Google Voice typing:
Google voice typing is a handy Google feature on Android devices that allows you to type and edit text by voice command without using a keyboard. The Google voice assistant is especially useful when driving or you are rushing to type something on your phone. However, sometimes you may want to turn off your Google voice typing.
You might think it’s too invasive or in a crowded place where you want to type your message privately and not use voice dictation. Whatever the reason may be, disabling the Google voice typing feature is straightforward.
This is how to turn off Google voice typing on your Android phone settings:
Test if Google voice typing is disabled.
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If Google Voice typing is enabled in Gboard or another keyboard you use on your phone, then turning it off in the Language & Input settings may not work. You will have to turn it off in the Gboard (or another keyboard app) keyboard settings.
Afterward, check if Google voice typing is indeed turned off. If Google Assistant starts loading when you try to use Voice typing, make sure to disable Enhanced Voice Typing in the Gboard Settings. If you have an HTC phone, you need to disable HTC Sense Input.
You can also access Gboard settings to turn off voice typing in any app you can type text.
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If you are using Google voice search and have Google Assistant enabled on your phone, it can also perform tasks like typing. This is how to turn off Google Assistant on your Android:
Google voice typing is a handy feature available on Gboard or another keyboard on Android. You just dictate text with your voice to Google Assistant voice typing using Gboard, and it automatically writes down your words.
However, you can turn off Google voice typing anytime in the ‘Language & input’ settings in your phone settings, in the Gboard app settings, in the apps that you can type with the Gboard, and in the Google Assistant settings.
If you use Google Assistant with Google Home Mini, check out how to fix if you see the 'Could Not Connect to Google Home Mini' issue.
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