Control your Android phone just by speaking!

Now you can control your Android phone just by speaking using ‘Voice Actions’. This feature is unveiled at a press event at its San Francisco office in spite of rumors on Video Calling.

You require Android 2.2 (Froyo) and higher for these features –

  • Send text messages

    Say "send text to [recipient] [message]*"

    e.g. "send text to Allison Miller Running late. I will be home around 9"

  • Listen to music

    Say "listen to [artist/song/album]"

    e.g. "listen to the decemberists"

  • Get directions

    Say "navigate to [address/city/business name]"

    e.g. "navigate to the DeYoung Museum San Francisco" or "navigate to 1965 Page St."

  • Call businesses

    Say "call [business name] [location]*"

    e.g. "call Pizzeria Venti Mountain View"

  • Call contacts

    Say "call [contact name] [phone type]*"

    e.g. "call Allison Miller home"

  • Send email

    Say "send email to [recipient] [subject]* [body]*"

    e.g. "send email to Mike LeBeau How’s life in New York treating you? The weather’s beautiful here!"

  • View a map

    Say "map of [address/city]"

    e.g. "map of San Francisco"

  • Go to websites

    Say "go to [website]

    e.g. "go to Wikipedia"

  • Write a note

    Say "note to self [message]"

    e.g. "note to self grocery list banana milk eggs pizza"

  • Search Google

    Say "[your query]"

    e.g. "pictures of the golden gate bridge at sunset"