How to Turn On or Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality in Windows 10


Windows Mixed Reality works best with your headset's built-in speakers and mic, or headphones with mic connected to its audio port.

You can use speech recognition in Windows Mixed Reality to use your voice to get around Windows Mixed Reality faster—take a quick photo, open an app, even teleport without a controller. And for an easy way to type, you can use dictation mode on the mixed reality keyboard.

When Speech is turned on, Windows Mixed Reality is always listening. When you’re connected to the Internet, everything you say is sent to the cloud so Microsoft speech services can recognize even more of your commands.

Speech commands are not supported in all languages. Learn more

Bluetooth headsets and speakers are not supported in Windows Mixed Reality.

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This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to use speech recognition in Windows Mixed Reality for your account in Windows 10.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality using a REG file


EXAMPLE: How to use speech in Windows Mixed Reality








Turn On or Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality
Turn On or Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Mixed reality icon.

2. Click/tap on Audio and speech on the left side, and check (on - default) or uncheck (off) Use speech recognition in Windows Mixed Reality. Speech recognition will always listen when mixed reality is running. on the right side for what you want. (see screenshot below)

3. You can now close Settings if you like.

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Turn On or Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality
Turn On or Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality using a REG file


The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Speech_OneCore\Settings\Holographic

DisableSpeechInput DWORD

0 = Off
1 = On



1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Turn On Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality

This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_ON_use_speech_recognition_when_mixed_reality_running.reg

download


 3. To Turn Off Use Speech Recognition in Windows Mixed Reality

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_OFF_use_speech_recognition_when_mixed_reality_running.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn