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How to Voice Type in Google Sheets (Easiest Way in 2024)

May 8, 2024

Google Sheets Voice Typing

Google Sheets itself does not have a built-in feature specifically for voice typing, like you might find in Google Docs where you can directly input text using your voice. However, you can use voice typing in Google Sheets with the help of Google Docs or your device's accessibility features.

How to Voice Type in Google Sheets

Follow the steps below to enable voice typing in Google Sheets using Google Docs. 

1. Activate Voice Typing Feature in Google Docs

Start a new document in Google Docs. This is where your voice will be converted to text. Go to "Tools" and select "Voice typing." A microphone will appear, ready for your commands.

google sheets voice typing

2. Dictate Your Data into Google Docs

Click on the microphone icon.

how to voice type in google sheets

Speak clearly. Your words will appear in the document.

voice typing in google sheets

3. Copy the Dictated Text You Want to Transfer

Once you've finished dictating, highlight the text you want to transfer to Google Sheets. Right-click the highlighted text and choose "Copy," or use Ctrl+C (Cmd+C on Mac).

4. Paste the Copied Text into Google Sheets

Return to your Google Sheets tab. Select the cell where you want your text to begin. Right-click the selected cell and choose "Paste," or press Ctrl+V (Cmd+V on Mac) to paste your text.

5. Adjust Formatting in Google Sheets as Necessary

Finally, adjust any formatting in Google Sheets to ensure your data is presented clearly.

We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to set up Google Sheets voice typing using Google Docs. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to shorten a link in Google Sheets or our article on how to create a thermometer chart in Google Sheets.

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