How to use speech dictation on the iPad

On today’s fast-paced job-site, technology has allowed us to regain some of the time lost in our busy workweeks. But, one element of the past would be very useful today — a scribe. Wouldn’t it be great if you could multitask and record your thoughts at the same time?

Luckily, you can. The iPad can be used as a modern-day scribe.

While typing, simply tap the microphone icon to the left of the keyboard to start speech dictation. The iPad will then recognize your speech and begin jotting it down for you. And here’s a helpful note:¬†While using speech dictation on your iPad, simply say the punctuation to add it to your sentence. For instance, to accurately dictate “Move the meeting to 8 AM.”, simply say, “Move the meeting to 8 AM period.”

The iPad is a great tool and can truly make your job-site more effective. So stay tuned for more iPad tips and tricks!