What can I do with Microsoft Dictate?

Can I use Dictate to write a paper? What is Dictate used for?


Microsoft Dictate is a speech-to-text option you can find in Microsoft 365, most importantly in Word. By clicking the Dictate button, you can enter text into your document using your voice. You can use Dictate for many tasks such as:

  • Writing discussion posts
  • Typing essays
  • Converting something written by hand into a typed draft
  • Making a grocery list

Office 365 is now Microsoft 365. If you're already using Office 365 through iCampus as a Strayer University student, you don't need to do anything to start enjoying Microsoft 365.

Try Microsoft Dictate and see its speech-to-text capabilities in action!



  • Last Updated Mar 24, 2023
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  • Answered By Mary Snyder (she/her)

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