How To: Enable Text to Speech in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word Office 365.

Microsoft Office365 has the ability to read aloud documents within the Word application by default. To benefit from the latest features Word and the other Microsoft Office programs have available update to the latest version. To access the "Read Aloud" feature in Outlook follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Microsoft Word Desktop Application,
  2. Select the "Review" tab on the top ribbon,
  3. Select the "Read Aloud" option.
    Read Aloud icon in Microsoft Office.
  4. If you would prefer having a selection of text read aloud, then the "Speak" option can be added to the quick actions area next to the window controls.

Note: If you primarily use Word through the web browser, then use the "View" tab on the ribbon and then select the "Immersive Reader" option.

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Article ID: 65016
Created
Wed 10/10/18 9:07 AM
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Fri 7/10/20 1:34 PM