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How do I enable speech to text or voice dictation in the Knox Workspace container?

Last updated July 26th, 2023



Knox Workspace.


This article guides you through how to enable text to speech or voice dictation features when they aren’t working in the Knox Workspace container.

How to enable the voice dictation feature

To enable voice dictation in the Knox Workspace container, you must manually download and install the Google app from Google Play.

You must also install a keyboard that supports speech-to-text input, such as Gboard.

How to enable speech to text


The Google app and GBoard aren’t installed in the Knox Workspace container. They must be installed in the container for speech to text to function.


When inside the container, download these files from Google Play:

After installation, ensure you activate the Google apps in the Android settings menu within the Knox Workspace container.

Additional information

If you have any questions or issues getting the feature to work inside the container, please sign in to the Knox Admin Portal and create a support ticket.

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