How do I change my voice in Spoken?

  1. Tap the Settings icon in the lower right corner of the screen to open the Settings menu.
An arrow points to the cog icon in the bottom right corner of the Spoken AAC app.
  1. Tap “Change My Voice” in the list of tasks.
An arrow points to the Change My Voice option near the top of Spoken's settings menu.
  1. Use the arrows on the side of the screen to scroll through the available voices. A short sample of the voice will play when each new screen appears.
The arrows icons in the center left and right are highlighted.
  1. Tap the speaker icon to hear a longer sample.
An arrow points to the speaker icon next to the voice's name.
  1. You can also customize your selected voice. To do so, tap the slider icon.
An arrow points to the slider icon next to the speaker icon.
The slider icon.

Once you’ve tapped the icon, you’ll see sliders for speed and pitch appear. You can adjust the speed of the voice by moving the top slider closer to the turtle (slower voice) or rabbit (faster voice). To adjust the pitch, move the second slider left for a lower pitch or right for a higher-pitched voice.

Two arrows point in opposite directions along voice pitch slider.
Move the sliders left or right to customize your voice.
  1. When you find the voice you want, tap “Select and Save” to finish and return to the Settings menu.
A button at the bottom of the screen that says Select and Save is pointed to with an arrow.
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Spoken is an app that helps people with aphasia, nonverbal autism, and other speech and language disorders.