SpeechLive Help

SpeechLive Mobile App

Installation

  1. Download the SpeechLive App on your smartphone:

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    Note

    The SpeechLive App is currently only available for Apple (iOS) devices.

  2. Open the app and enter your SpeechLive credentials to log in.

    Note

    To sign up for SpeechLive, visit www.speechlive.com.

Create a new dictation

  1. Start the SpeechLive App.

  2. Tap on the Plus speechlive_app_icon-new-recording.png button in the lower right corner.

  3. Tap on the Record speechlive_app_icon-record.png button to start a new dictation.

  4. Please allow SpeechLive to access the microphone of your device to continue.

    Note

    • Microphone access is necessary so the SpeechLive App can record your voice.

    • If you did not allow microphone access, you can change this setting manually:

      1. Go to the settings of your device.

      2. Choose SpeechLive in the list.

      3. Choose Microphone and activate the switch iOS_icon-activate-switch.png to allow the SpeechLive App access to your microphone.

  5. During the recording, you can pause by taping the Pause speechlive_app_icon-pause.png button.

  6. After you're finished, tap the speechlive_app_icon-finish.png button.

    • Choose Save as draft speechlive_app_icon-save-as-draft.png to save and close your dictation.

      X Your dictation is saved and automatically synchronized with SpeechLive.

    • Choose Send to transcriptionist speechlive_app_icon-send-to-transcriptionist.png to send the dictation directly to a transcriptionist. The Send dictations to a transcriptionist section covers this in more details.

Insert, Overwrite, Append

Tap on the second icon in the lower left corner of the app to switch between Insert speechlive_app_insert.png, Overwrite speechlive_app_overwrite.png and Append speechlive_app_append.png.

Insert

  1. Move the cursor speechlive_app_cursor.png in the waveform to the position where you want to insert new information.

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  2. Tap on the Record speechlive_app_icon-record.png button to continue recording at this position.

    X Everything you record will be added after the selected position in the recording. This function is useful if you want to add additional information at a specific position in your recording.

Overwrite

  1. Move the cursor speechlive_app_cursor.png in the waveform to the position where you want to insert new information.

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    Caution

    Everything you recorded after the cursor position will be deleted (overwritten).

  2. Tap on the Record speechlive_app_icon-record.png button to continue recording.

    X Everything you record will overwrite what you previously recorded. This function is useful if you want to correct mistakes in your recordings.

Append

Using Append speechlive_app_append.png you continue recording at the end of your current dictation. This is also independent of the current position of the cursor speechlive_app_cursor.png in the waveform.

Change dictation properties

To change the properties of a dictation:

  1. Choose a dictation in the dictation list or create a new dictation.

  2. Tap on the Info speechlive_app_info.png icon in the lower left corner to open the dictation properties.

  3. Scroll down and edit the properties as needed

  4. You can also change the priority of your dictation by activating the switch speechlive_app_icon-activate-switch.png in the Priority field.

  5. Close the dictation properties by taping on the confirm_properties.png icon.

    X The properties are added to your dictation and you can continue working on it.

Add pictures to your dictation

  1. Choose a dictation in the dictation list or create a new dictation.

  2. Tap on the Info speechlive_app_info.png icon in the lower left corner to open the dictation properties.

  3. Tap on the camera speechlive_app_icon-add-picture-attachments.png button in the lower right corner.

  4. You can either choose:

    • Gallery speechlive_app_icon-add-picture.png to add pictures saved on your device.

    • Camera speechlive_app_icon-camera.png to take a new picture with the camera of your device. Please allow SpeechLive to access the camera of your device to use this function.

    Note

    • Camera access is necessary so you can take pictures with the SpeechLive App and add them to your dictations.

    • If you declined the access, you can change this setting manually:

      1. Go to the settings of your device.

      2. Choose SpeechLive in the list.

      3. Choose either Camera or Photos and activate the switch iOS_icon-activate-switch.png to allow the SpeechLive App access to your camera or photos.

  5. Tap the respective button again to add more pictures.

  6. After you're finished adding pictures to your dictation, you can close this screen by taping on the confirm_properties.png icon.

    X The pictures are added to your dictation and you can continue working on it.

Delete a dictation

To delete a dictation:

  1. Choose the dictation in the dictation list and open it.

  2. Tap on the speechlive_app_icon-finish.png button in the lower right corner.

  3. Choose Delete speechlive_app_icon-delete.png.

    X The dictation is deleted from the app as well as SpeechLive.

Caution

The SpeechLive App automatically synchronizes with SpeechLive. Deleting dictations in the app also deletes them from SpeechLive and this action cannot be undone.

Send dictations to a transcriptionist

  1. Choose a dictation in the dictation list or create a new dictation.

  2. After you finished your dictation, tap on the speechlive_app_icon-finish.png button in the lower right corner.

  3. Choose Send to transcriptionist speechlive_app_icon-send-to-transcriptionist.png. The dictation will be closed and moved to the Sent speechlive_app_icon-dictation-sent-tab.png tab of the app.

  4. You transcriptionist automatically receives the dictation in SpeechLive.

Send dictations to speech to text

  1. Choose a dictation in the dictation list or create a new dictation.

  2. After you finished your dictation, tap on the speechlive_app_icon-finish.png button in the lower right corner.

  3. Choose Send to speech to text speechlive_app_send-to-automated-speech-to-text.png.

  4. Choose the language of your dictation.

  5. The dictation will be closed and moved to the Sent speechlive_app_icon-dictation-sent-tab.png tab of the app.

  6. As soon as the transcript is ready, the dictation is moved to the Finished speechlive_app_icon-dictation-finished-tab.png tab of the app. This is also indicated by an counter speechlive_app_icon-dictation-finished-tab-counter.png displayed at the Finished tab.

  7. To review the transcript, open the dictation and tap on the Info icon speechlive_app_info-grey.png in the lower right corner.

    Scroll to the bottom of the dictation properties to the Attachments section and tap on the .rtf file to open it.

Send dictations to transcription service

  1. Choose a dictation in the dictation list or create a new dictation.

  2. After you finished your dictation, tap on the speechlive_app_icon-finish.png button in the lower right corner.

  3. Choose Send to transcription service speechlive_app_send-to-transcription-service.png.

  4. The dictation will be closed and moved to the Sent speechlive_app_icon-dictation-sent-tab.png tab of the app.

  5. As soon as the transcript is ready, the dictation is moved to the Finished speechlive_app_icon-dictation-finished-tab.png tab of the app. This is also indicated by an counter speechlive_app_icon-dictation-finished-tab-counter.png displayed at the Finished tab.

  6. To review the transcript, open the dictation and tap on the Info icon speechlive_app_info-grey.png in the lower right corner.

    Scroll to the bottom of the dictation properties to the Attachments section and tap on the .rtf file to open it.