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  1. neuronetv's Avatar
    samsung galaxy s8 microphone is looking strange. I dictate a lot into my phone by voice and the mike works fine but previously the mike icon had always been green. then a few weeks ago it turned blue. then it went back to green for a short while and now its blue again. the mike also now has the word 'Google' below it. I can't help being suspicious - is google listening to what I say? why is the mike icon changing colour?
    03-05-2021 10:38 AM
  2. mustang7757's Avatar
    Hi, can you post a screenshot what mic your referring to ?
    03-05-2021 11:51 AM
  3. neuronetv's Avatar
    if i go inti any any app where I need to type something I get the keyboard and I press the microphone icon (circled in red) and then I get the mike and then I can dictate - screenshots attached. The icon is blue but it used to be green and I don't remember seeing 'Google' below it before.
    Attached Thumbnails microphone changing colour-screenshot_20210306-132552_myphoneexplorer-client.jpg   microphone changing colour-screenshot_20210306-132411_messages.jpg   microphone changing colour-screenshot_20210306-132307_myphoneexplorer-client.jpg  
    03-06-2021 07:34 AM
  4. mustang7757's Avatar
    Mine blue also , I have Google text to talk not Samsung which might be green
    03-06-2021 09:07 AM
  5. neuronetv's Avatar
    thanks but not getting anywhere, this problem is speech to text.
    03-07-2021 10:26 AM
  6. mustang7757's Avatar
    thanks but not getting anywhere, this problem is speech to text.
    Speech to text is that Color for the mic
    03-07-2021 12:32 PM
  7. neuronetv's Avatar
    yes but the mike icon used to be green, so I'm wondering if this change was due to an update or is there a setting in the phone that changes the mike from samsung-controlled to google controlled (?)
    03-07-2021 03:20 PM

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