Dictate text using Speech Recognition Content provided by Microsoft Applies to: Windows 7 Select Product Version All Products You can use your voice to dictate text to your Windows PC. For example, you can dictate text to fill out online forms; or you can dictate text to a word-processing program, such as WordPad, to type a letter. Show all Dictating text Correcting dictation mistakes Last Updated: Aug 31, 2016 Was this information helpful? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.