How to Start or Stop Contributing Voice Clips to Microsoft in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to turn On or Off contributing voice clips to Microsoft in Windows 11.

Voice clips are audio recordings of what you say when you use your voice to interact with Microsoft products and services. When you use your voice to talk to your PC, Windows speech recognition technology automatically generates the audio of what you say into words.

Microsoft uses voice clips to help train their speech recognition technology to be better, more accurate, and more precise for you and everyone who speaks your language.

Windows has an opt-in voice settings allow you to give Microsoft permission to sample and listen to these voice clips to improve their speech recognition technology.

Below is how to enable or disable submitting voice clips to Microsoft.

How to turn on or off contributing voice clips to Microsoft in Windows 11

As mentioned above, Microsoft uses voice clips to help train their speech recognition technology to be better, more accurate, and more precise for you and everyone who speaks your language.

You can opt-out of contributing voice clips to Microsoft by turning the settings off.

Below is how to do that.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from its System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In Windows Settings, click Privacy & security, then select the Speech tile on the right pane as highlighted in the image below.

On the Privacy & security > Speech settings pane, make sure Online speech recognition is enabled or turned On.

Next, click the button to Start or Stop contributing my voice clips button to enable or disable.

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to Start or Stop contributing voice clips to Microsoft in Windows 11. If you find any error above or have something to share, please use the comment form below.

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