Enable Amazon kindle text to speech on android & PC in simple steps (With pictures)

kindle text to speech android and PC


How to enable Amazon kindle text to speech on android?

In android, kindle does not provide text to speech feature for some kindle books. So, in such conditions, we need to rely on other apps and android's default text-to-speech features.

We can activate amazon kindle text to speech for android by many methods which we will see in this article. Android provides us inbuilt accessibility features to read text from the screen and convert it into speech.

1. Using Select to speech

Select to speech is also google's in-built feature for android devices, but it is available in the latest android only. I personally use this method than Talkback, because it's easy to use.

1. Enable Select to speech from android's settings. Go to settings, then search accessibility and it will show the accessibility page.

kindle text to speech android and PC


2. Now select the Select to speech option. Turn it on and tap on allow. It will grant access to your device.

kindle text to speech android and PC


3. Now Open Amazon Kindle and open a book that you want to convert from text to speech. 

4. Swipe up from the bottom with two fingers (as shown in the video). Now select or highlight words. It will automatically read the text and convert it to speech.


2. Using Talkback

Talkback is google android's built-in feature for smart devices like Mobile, Tablets & Smart TVs. Talkback uses Artificial intelligence to read the text from the device screen and convert it into speech recording.

Almost all android devices support Talkback accessibility features. We just need to enable it from android settings. So, let's see how we can enable Talkback.

1. First of all, enable Talkback from android's settings. Go to settings, then search accessibility and it will show the accessibility page.

kindle text to speech android and PC

2. Now select the Talkback option. Turn on Talkback and tap on allow. It will grant access to your device.

NOTE: Use 2 fingers instead of 1 to navigate from one app to another & to the home screen.

kindle text to speech android and PC

3. Now Open Amazon Kindle and open a book that you want to convert from text to speech. You will see the Green outline (as shown in the picture) which means it's reading text and converting it to speech.

kindle text to speech android and PC



3. Using 3rd party apps

Their plenty of android apps are available on the play store that converts text to speech. You can use online tools also. Apps and online tools both work fine! They can be used to convert kindle books text to speech with highlighted words.

But I will suggest the previous 2 techniques over this one. Because previous methods are built-in functionalities of android. Always use tools from trusted sources like google!

Also, those tools and apps are paid! or with limited functionalities. You can choose according to your need.


How to enable kindle text to speech on PC

Amazon Kindle PC version provides text to speech functionality in their reader desktop app. Just follow the following steps.

1. Open Kindle book & then select or highlight the content you want to convert.

2. Now, select the Tools option from the menubar and click on the Start Text-to-Speech option.

kindle text to speech android and PC

And it will convert all the text to the Recording or you can hear it along with reading.

OR

Other methods are you have to rely on 3rd party tools and online tools. You will need to manually copy-paste it.


Final lines on Amazon kindle text to speech on android & PC

All the mentioned methods are proven and I have personally tested them. These Techniques will definitely help to activate Amazon kindle text to Speech on Android & PC.

and if you are facing any issue regarding Kindle Text to Speech, Talkback, or Select to Speech then ping me on social media or in the comments.

If you have any queries regarding this article guide, feel free to ask in the comments. I will definitely help you to solve your problem.


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FAQ

Which kindle has text to speech?

: All kindles have built-in text-to-speech features. But, Right now few books provides text to speech feature or you will need to use android or iOS to enable it.


Kindle text to speech not working what can I do?

:1. If your Amazon kindle's text to speech isn't working then you can shift to another device.

2. If you are using amazon kindle then you can download the kindle android app and can use the text to speech feature as mentioned in this article.


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