1. SlickCity's Avatar
    Has anyone noticed that you can't use voice command unless you have your data turned on?
    I would say more than 80% of the time when I'm using voice command, I'm making a call as opposed to searching the internet or dictating a message, so I'm very confused as to why Blackberry would make it mandatory to have the data on to use this feature.
    There are times when I need to extend my battery life by turning off wifi/data while being on bluetooth in my car, but apparently this isn't possible.

    If anyone knows of a work-around, please share. Thanks.
    05-09-13 11:49 AM
  2. yelmonster's Avatar
    From what I know, voice apps would always require a data connection. Even iPhone's Siri, and legacy OS's vlingo. I believe it requires data to connect to a certain server that would enable it to translate or understand what you said.

    Again, this is just what I know, feel free to correct me if you have seen a voice app that doesn't need data connection.

    Posted via my sexy Z10.
    05-09-13 11:53 AM
  3. vgorous's Avatar
    I'm pretty sure that it connects to the Internet. Others have mentioned how it takes a while for the voice command to respond back compared to the legacy bb's. My theory is because it is waiting for a response from a server.

    While the older voice command in the legacy devices was built right in to it.

    Posted via CB10
    05-09-13 03:19 PM
  4. Young Z's Avatar
    If you care for only voice command for calling:

    Unable to use voice command when data is off?-img_00000106.png

    Unable to use voice command when data is off?-img_00000107.png

    If you want to do everything else:

    Unable to use voice command when data is off?-img_00000108.png

    Unable to use voice command when data is off?-img_00000109.png

    Hopefully in the future, BlackBerry will find a way to go back and fourth depending if there is data or not.

    Posted via CB10
    05-09-13 03:43 PM

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