How to use ChromeOS Dictation with the Respondus LockDown Browser Chromebook Extension
Posted by Respondus Support

1. To use ChromeOS dictation with Respondus LockDown Browser, it must first be enabled:
  • At the bottom right, select the time. Or press Alt + Shift + s.
  • Select Settings .
  • At the bottom, select Advanced.
  • In the "Accessibility" section, select Manage accessibility features.
  • Under "Keyboard and text input," turn on Enable dictation (speak to type).

ChromeOS Settings

2. After enabling dictation, navigate to your exam

3. After your exam loads, press Search  + d and say what you want to type.

4. If you would like to disable the microphone so the text is no longer inserted with your voice, press Search  + d again.

Note: The Speak cannot be accessed via the ChromeOS taskbar during a secured exam. Students must use Search  + d to activate the microphone for inserting text.