How do I use Spoken to write and draw words?

Sometimes it’s easier to write or draw words rather than use the keyboard. Spoken lets you use your finger or stylus to spell things out, or draw a picture of what you’d like to say.

Tap the keyboard icon at the bottom of the home screen.

To write, select the cursive “A” icon and a canvas will appear. Begin writing a letter and word predictions will appear that start with that letter.

Continue writing letters, or if the word that you want appears, select the word. Alternatively, you can write out the entire word and tap the arrow icon to submit the word and clear the canvas. If you just want to clear the canvas, tap the “X” icon.

Switch to draw mode by tapping the pencil icon. Begin drawing a picture and you will get word predictions based on your drawing. Select the word you want from the list. To clear the canvas, tap the “X” icon.

Tap the keyboard icon to switch back, or the active icon to close the canvas.

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