Video tips for iPhone, iPad and Mac

086 - Dictation on the Mac

Share this Tip

Your Mac has the ability to take dictation.

Open System Preferences from the Apple menu or the Dock.

Click on Keyboard.

Select the Dictation tab.

Enable Dictation by selecting On.

Choose Enable Dictation.

Choose the shortcut key you would like to use like press ion the Control Key twice.

Now select a text area like a note and enable dictation using the shortcut key you selected.

Your Mac will play a sound and display a microphone to indicate it's recording start talking and click done when you're finished

Short, helpful videos, directly to your inbox