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    Default talk to text in messaging?

    My old Motorola used to have a microphone icon on the keyboard when texting, and I believe the s4 had it so you could talk to text. For the life of me, I cannot find a way to do that on the s5. If I make swype the default input, I get a keyboard that has a mic, but it doesn't do anything when I tap it.

    Second, anyone know how to get the stock "Internet" browser back instead of chrome? It's a Verizon device. Thanks.
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    Default Re: talk to text in messaging?

    Quote Originally Posted by Antonius66 View Post
    My old Motorola used to have a microphone icon on the keyboard when texting, and I believe the s4 had it so you could talk to text. For the life of me, I cannot find a way to do that on the s5. If I make swype the default input, I get a keyboard that has a mic, but it doesn't do anything when I tap it.

    Second, anyone know how to get the stock "Internet" browser back instead of chrome? It's a Verizon device. Thanks.
    As for the mic input, is voice enabled in Settings>Languages and input?

    You still have the internet browser on the device, correct?

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    I never removed the browser. .. just had chrome by default.

    There is no voice option in settings. I looked and can't find anything annoy voice input like on other phones.
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    For the browser go to settings then application then application default and clear chrome from there

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    Do you have Google voice typing selected under language and input? See my screenshot. Edit: nevermind, just saw your post that the option simply isn't there. I don't know why that would be.

    And Chrome is the default/stock browser. There is no "internet" browser.
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    Yeah the Google voice input just isn't there.

    There is no browser listing under application defaults. .. nowhere to remove chrome. I have seen pictures where it just says "Internet" with a globe icon instead of chrome.
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    Fixed the talk to text. I had accidentally disabled Google search. Turning it back on fixed it.
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    Glad you fixed the voice issue. I have the Verizon S5 as well and I can tell you that the only browser that came on my phone is Chrome. You can disable it (but not uninstall it) and install another browser, but there isn't a generic "internet" one that comes preloaded.
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    OK. I wonder what the generic Internet that I saw in screenshots was? I guess I will try to get used to Chrome. I am used to the stock Android browser that was included in my Razr Maxx and other phones.
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    In UK we have chrome and internet as default

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antonius66 View Post
    OK. I wonder what the generic Internet that I saw in screenshots was? I guess I will try to get used to Chrome. I am used to the stock Android browser that was included in my Razr Maxx and other phones.
    If you use chrome on your desktop, it makes everything easier for search history.

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    You should be able to reselect the default browser by going in to the app manager and resetting app prefs. Isn't that what that does? See illustrated screen shot.

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