Microsoft Office App Feature Update: It Now Has The Long Awaited Option Of Voice Recording Transcription For Android

Microsoft’s Office app for Android is getting a new component today – the capacity to record voice catches with live transcription. The update just is by all accounts accessible for clients who tried out the beta program on the Google Play Store, and it accompanies adaptation 16.0.14026.20172 of the app.

Voice catch is a genuinely clear component. You can get to it from the large “+” symbol at the lower part of the app screen, and from that point, you can just beginning chronicle by tapping the receiver button. Chronicles are transcribed live as a matter of course and would then be able to be saved in audio design alongside the transcription. The app can likewise perceive various speakers and separate the discourse for every speaker in the transcription. Ought to there be any mistakes in the transcription, it’s additionally conceivable to edit the content afterward.

This component appears to expand on the work Microsoft has effectively done on voice-related highlights, like Transcribe for Word, which dispatched the previous summer. The Office portable app has become a center for a considerable lot of Microsoft’s shrewd Office highlights, as well, making it an undeniably adaptable instrument. The app first dispatched a year ago and in addition to bringing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint together, it coordinates devices like Microsoft Lens (in the past Office Lens), Forms, and neighborhood remote document sharing. It can likewise get to your tacky notes and open PDF records.

The transcribe highlight changes discourse over to a book transcript with every speaker individually isolated. After your discussion, meeting, or meeting, you can return to parts of the account by playing back the timestamped audio and edit the transcription to make amendments. You can save the full transcript as a Word report or addition bits of it into existing records.

You can transcribe discourse two ways:

• Record straightforwardly in Word

• Upload an audio document

Communicate with the transcript

Your transcript is related to the record it’s connected to until you eliminate it. In the event that you close and resume the sheet or close and return the archive, the transcript stays saved with the report.

You can cooperate with the transcript in a couple of various ways.

Access the audio document

The audio document, regardless of whether recorded or transferred, is saved to the Transcribed Files organizer in OneDrive.

Playback the audio

Utilize the controls at the highest point of the Transcribe sheet to playback your audio. The applicable transcript segment features as it plays.

  • Select the timestamp of any transcript area to play that part of the audio.
  • Change the playback accelerates to 2x.

Relabel a speaker or edit a part

The transcription administration distinguishes and isolates various speakers and marks them “Speaker 1,” “Speaker 2,” and so forth You can edit the speaker mark and change all events of it to something different. You can likewise edit the substance of a segment to address any issues in transcription.

1. In the Transcribe sheet, float over a part you need to edit.

2. Select the Edit transcript area symbol.

3. Edit the substance or change the name. To change all occurrences of a name, select Change all Speaker [x].

4. To save your changes, select the Confirm symbol.

Add a transcript to the record

Dissimilar to Dictate, Transcribe doesn’t automatically add the audio to the record. All things considered, from the Transcribe sheet, you can add the whole transcript, or explicit areas of it, to the record:

  • To add a particular transcript segment, float over the segment and select the Add area to archive the symbol.
  • To add the whole transcript to the report, select Add all to record.
  • To erase the transcript or make a new one, select New transcription. You can just store one transcript for each record; on the off chance that you make a new transcript for the report, the current transcript will be erased. Nonetheless, any transcript segments you’ve added to the record stay in the report, yet not in the Transcribe sheet.

Rename a recorded audio document

You can rename an audio document that has been recorded.

1. Go to the Transcribed Files envelope in OneDrive, or at the highest point of the Transcribe sheet, click the name of the account. At the point when the audio player interface appears, close it to get back to the Transcribed Files organizer.

2. Find your chronicle, at that point select Actions > Rename constantly the account record.

3. Close the Transcribe sheet in Word and afterward return it to see the name update.

Sharing the transcript and recording

You can share the transcript with somebody in two ways:

  • Select the Add all to report catch to add the whole transcript to your archive, at that point share the Word record of course. The transcript will appear as customary content in the archive and there will be a hyperlink to the audio record in the report.
  • Share the Word report not surprisingly. The beneficiary can open the Transcribe sheet to communicate with the transcript. To secure your protection, playback of the audio record is as a matter of course not accessible in the Transcribe sheet for anybody that you share the Word archive with.

You can likewise share the transcript and empower playback of the audio document in the Transcribe sheet:

1. On your form of the Word archive, click the filename at the highest point of the Transcribe sheet to go to where the audio document is saved in OneDrive.

2. The Transcribed Files organizer in OneDrive will open.

3. Find your account, at that point select Actions > Share and add the email address of the individual you need to share the chronicle with.

4. Also share the Word record of course.

5. The individual that you shared both the Word archive and audio record with will actually want to open the Word report, open the Transcribe sheet, and collaborate with both the transcript and audio document.

Language accessibility and framework prerequisites

  •  Transcribe works with the language you have set up as your editing language in Office. Presently, just en-US is upheld.
  •  We’re attempting to have Transcribe accessible in more areas and dialects.
  •  Transcribe requires an Internet association.
  •  Transcribe just deals with the new Microsoft Edge and Chrome.

Significant data about Transcribe

Transcribe is one of the Office Intelligent Services, carrying the force of the cloud to Office apps to help save you time and produce better outcomes.


Sayed is one of the authors who has been a part of Doms2Cents from the very beginning. He has expertise in comic books and is a huge Marvel fan. He has been working as a freelancer since 2019 and has now become an expert in the field and is a senior author at Doms2Cents.

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