Multi language dictation on Apple watch

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by techguy9, Apr 30, 2015.

  1. techguy9 macrumors regular

    techguy9

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    #1
    I think it would be a good idea if Apple includes multi language dictation on the watch. My parents primarily speak Spanish, so we usually text in Spanish. Anyone else in this situation?
     
  2. swordfish5736 macrumors 68000

    swordfish5736

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    The user guide states this is possible.

    the watch will choose what language to use based on the current keyboard selected in the messages conversation with the person you are sending a message too.
     
  3. Night Spring macrumors G5

    Night Spring

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    But the watch has no keyboard. How do you switch keyboards without taking out your phone?
     
  4. 3under2 macrumors regular

    3under2

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    This is also an issue for me. I often sms and write in Swedish but almost always dictate in English. I have tried to keep my keyboard on English but that messes me up. The only other way I've found is leaving the keyboard on English but selecting my foreign characters by pressing and holding a to get ä, o to get ö and a again to get å. That way, my keyboard is always on English and therefor ready for dictation in English.

    Very frustrating though ... grrrr!
     
  5. Lizardo90 macrumors member

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    It suggest smart messages but it wont dictate using siri to reply in that language. Im in the same situation and i was hoping ios9 would fix this.
     

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