Missing microphone on Google Nexus 7 keyboard

Google Nexus 7 supports dictation and users can use this feature by tapping the microphone option on the Keyboard. Listed below are the steps to get back the microphone icon if it is missing from the device keyboard.

Google Nexus 7 Keyboard

Step 1: Tap the Settings icon on the device.

Google Nexus 7 Settings

Step 2: In the Settings screen, Tap the Language & input option available under Personal section.


Step 3: In the Language & input screen, navigate to Keyboard & Input methods and mark the checkbox with caption as Google voice typing

Google Nexus 7 Language & input

Now the Google Nexus 7 device must have the mic symbol as shown below.

Google Nexus 7 Keyboard with Microphone

In Category: Google Nexus 7

Ravi Shankar

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