This feature is available in the Simplified Chinese, English (U.S.), and Japanese language versions of Microsoft Office.
Turning the microphone on or off turns speech recognition on or off.
- On the Language bar, click Microphone .
- You can turn the microphone off by saying, "microphone."
- Remember to turn the microphone off when you are not using speech recognition. Speech recognition will continue to process sounds until the microphone is turned off.