Getting Started

Welcome to the Voice In getting started guide.

Voice In is a Chrome extension that lets you type into text boxes across many different sites.

Make sure you are using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser. Voice In does not work on other browsers, including Chromium, Firefox, Brave, etc.


Install the Voice In speech-to-text extension from the Chrome Web Store.

After you install the extension, a setup page will open.

Follow the instructions and complete the setup. You are now ready to voice type.

Pin Voice In Start/Stop Button

How to Use

  1. Go to the site you wish to dictate on and place the cursor in the text box. You can try it on: Gmail → Voice In Notepad → ChatGPT → Youtube →

  1. Speak into the microphone. The text you dictate will get typed at the cursor location.

Ways to start Voice In

In the above section, you learned how to use the Voice In button to start/stop dictation. There are two other ways to start/stop dictation:

Keyboard Shortcut

You can also use the keyboard shortcut Alt+L (⌥L on Mac) to start/stop voice dictation.

Right Click Menu

Place the cursor in the text box, right-click, and in the right-click menu, click on Start Dictation. To stop dictation, right-click and select Stop Dictation.

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