How to turn off voice control in Samsung Galaxy S4
How to turn off voice control in Samsung Galaxy S4

Want to turn off voice control? Want to how to turn voice control off on your smartphone?

Use the below method to turn voice control off on your Samsung Galaxy phones.

We all know that the Samsung Galaxy S4 has the S voice feature, which is a unique mobile personal assistant, that provides you with voice control for many of the functions on your GALAXY device. But sometimes, your smartphone is stuck with that, and when you press the home key, it launches S Voice on your smartphone.

Recently one of our users of theandroidportal has asked, “How can I turn s voice off completely it’s so annoying. I’ll be in the middle of something & if it connects to wifi or a text comes in, etc.. The stupid thing launches and says “ask Galaxy.” Here is the simple answer to that question.

How to Completely turn off voice control

  • Go to Settings > Application Manager> swipe over to all apps> scroll down to S Voice > And click disable.
  • Make sure you have uninstalled updates before you proceed with those steps.
  • Also, you should try turning off your Hands-free Mode. ( Settings > Controls > Hands-Free Mode (Off).)

How to Disable the S Voice shortcut for faster home button response

By default, when you double-tap the home key, you’ll launch straight into S Voice. You can disable the S Voice shortcut combo. To do this, load S Voice, then press go to “Settings” by pressing the option button.

Now you will see a few options. There will be “Open via the home key.” Uncheck that option, and you have done it. With the shortcut combo disabled, the home button should respond immediately as opposed to with a very slight delay.

This little trick also applies to any other Samsung Galaxy smartphones that are running S Voice features, such as the Galaxy S3, Galaxy S5, and the Galaxy Note 2.

Here we have listed how to turn off voice control on your Samsung smartphones, do let us know in the comment if you are still facing any issues with this method.

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Bhavesh Sondagar
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