How to Highlight Content as it is Spoken on an iPhone 7

The ability of the iPhone to speak the text that is displayed on the screen can be beneficial for a number of reasons.

But you may find that simply speaking the text is not enough for what you need, and that you would also like a visual representation on the screen that indicates the content that is being spoken.

Fortunately, there are a few settings concerning the spoken text on the iPhone, and the highlighting of content is one of them.

Our tutorial in the article below will show you where to find, enable, and customize the content highlighting setting so that you can get the type of experience from the spoken text on the iPhone that you want.

How to Highlight Content When Speaking Text on an iPhone 7

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3. These steps assume that you are currently using the feature on your iPhone that allows the device to speak text that is displayed on the screen.

By enabling the option with the steps below, that content will also be highlighted as it is being spoken. You will have the ability to choose what you would like highlighted as well.

Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

open settings app

Step 2: Select the General menu.

select the general menu

Step 3: Choose the Accessibility option.

open the accessibility menu

Step 4: Touch the Speech option.

open the speech menu

Step 5: Select the Highlight Content option.

select highlight content

Step 6: Tap the button to the right of Highlight Content to enable the setting. You can then specify the characteristics of the highlighting to suit your preferences.

how to highlight spoken content on iphone 7

Now that you know how to highlight content as it is spoken on your iPhone, you can make it a little easier to follow along while you are using that feature.

Is your iPhone always answering calls with the speakerphone enabled, and you would like to stop it from happening? Learn how to change this setting on your iPhone and answer the calls with speakerphone turned off instead.

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