This article explains how to change the Narrator’s voice, speed, pitch, and volume in Windows 11.
The Narrator app is a screen-reading app built into Windows. It helps those with limited vision or who cannot see the text clearly on their screen. It reads and interacts with things on the screen, like text, links, and buttons.
The Narrator has also been improved and integrated into Windows, including sending emails, browsing the web, and writing documents.
Through the Narrator settings pane, users can also change the Narrator’s voice, speed, pitch, and volume.
Customize Narrator settings
As described above, users can use the Narrator’s natural voice to leverage state-of-the-art text-to-speech on their Windows devices. Not only can you change the voice, but you can also change the speed, pitch, and volume.
Here’s how to do that.
First, open the Windows Settings app.
You can do that by clicking on the Start menu and selecting Settings. Or press the keyboard shortcut (Windows key + I) to launch the Settings app.
When the Setting app opens, click the Accessibility button on the left.
Select the Narrator tile on the right to expand it.
On the Accessibility -> Narrator setting pane, select the “Choose a voice” tile under “Narrator’s voices.”
Use the drop-down arrow (caret) to list the available voices one can use with Narrator. Select one from the list to use as your Narrator’s voice.
Select the second drop-down arrow (caret) to expand the tile on the
Choose a voice tile. Then change or adjust the settings for the following Narrator’s features:
- Speed – Use the slider to change the speed. Or press the
Minus signto change the voice speed.
- Pitch – Use the slider to change the pitch.
- Volume – Use the slider to change the volume. Or press the
Minus signto change the volume.
When you are done, exit the Settings app.
That should do it!
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