Are you ready to embrace the future of communication on your iPhone? With the release of the iOS 17 update, Apple has introduced an extraordinary feature called Personal Voice, allowing users to create and store a digital copy of their own voice. In this blog post, we’ll dive into how you can store Personal Voice on your iPhone.
In just 15 minutes, you can create and store a digital copy of your voice, allowing texts and phrases to be read in your own tone. Perfect for those with health conditions affecting speech, or simply looking to preserve and utilize your voice in a new way.
How Does Personal Voice Work and Where Is It Stored?
Personal Voice in iOS 17 is a user-centered innovation, securely stored right on your iPhone. By speaking random phrases for just 15 minutes, your device emulates your voice using machine learning, all processed locally without sharing data with Apple. This personal voice data can be used across various apps or even exported to other devices.
How to Export Store Personal Voice Recording in iOS 17
To export your voice recordings on your iPhone. just follow the below steps:
- Simply navigate to the Settings app on your iPhone, then scroll a little bit and tap on “Accessibility“.
- Next, go to the Speech section, and tap on “Personal Voice“.
- Now, tap on “Your Personal Voice“, e.g., in my case, it is “Rushirajsinh’s personal voice 1.”
- Lastly, tap on “Export Voice Recordings” and save the file to your preferred location.
Once you export this voice recording, you can share it with anyone or transfer it to another iPhone.
Controlling Third-Party Apps Access to Personal Voice
Wondering whether third-party apps can access your personal voice on your iPhone with iOS 17? Absolutely, but only if you allow it. You can also restrict this access. To do so, go to Settings > Accessibility > Personal Voice > turn off the “Allow apps to request access” toggle.
By enabling this option, you ensure that third-party apps will only be able to use the stock voices available on your iPhone, keeping your personal voice private.
Store Your Digital Voice…
That’s it! iOS 17’s Personal Voice innovates your communications, enabling an unparalleled voice experience on your iPhone. Easy to set up and safe to use, it is more than just a convenience; it’s your voice, your control, and your future in communication.