How to Get Rid of Auto-Correct Voice on iPad 2

Does your iPad speak auto-corrections whenever it replaces a word, or capitalizes something that you are typing? This is a feature that many people dislike, but it can be difficult to find the location where you need to go to disable it.

Fortunately it is something that you can turn off, and it is found on the same menu as a couple of other options that may automatically speak text on your iPad. So continue reading below and learn the steps to follow when you need to stop your iPad from speaking your auto-corrections.


Turn Off the Auto-Correct Speech on the iPad

The steps below were performed on an iPad 2, in the iOS 8 operating system. The steps are very similar for earlier versions of iOS, but your screens may look slightly different than those in the images below.


Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

tap the settings icon



Step 2: Select General from the column at the left side of the screen.

open the general menu



Step 3: Select the Accessibility option.

open the accessibility menu



Step 4: Select the Speech option.

open the speech menu



Step 5: Touch the button to the right of Speak Auto-text to turn it off. You will know that it is disabled when there is not any green shading around the button. For example, it is turned off in the image below.

touch the speak auto-text button



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