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Instagram and TikTok: how to activate the narrator voice for videos

Instagram and TikTok: how to activate the narrator voice for videos
TikTok and Instagram text to speech. (photo: GQ Mexico)

TikTok and instagram have tools such as original music and audio to accompany the videos or Reelsbut there is a storyteller who became famous in passing text to speech

In this way, you will have a “robot” style voice-over reading what is written.

From now on it is anticipated that it is not at all complicated to carry out this process. It can be done using a iphone or in a android smartphone.

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In addition, both social networks have the option to include sound effects to generate a greater impact on followers with creative and innovative ideas.

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Steps to convert a text to speech in TikTok videos

1. Open the app TikTok in a device.

2. Click on the icon with the ‘+’ symbol. It’s at the bottom of the phone screen.

3. You will see the option to record video or upload one from the gallery.

Activate text to speech on TikTok.  (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Activate text to speech on TikTok. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

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4. Once you have the video, you can start editing.

5. To include a voiceover in the video, click on Text and then write the message.

By default the app adds the text over the video (or image).

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Activate text to speech on TikTok.  (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Activate text to speech on TikTok. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

6. For the text to be read with the TikTok voice, you will have to click on the text what you want to hear

7. Select option text to speech (Text-to-speech if you have the device in English).

8. Now only remains To post.

It should be remembered that the video can be hidden so that only the owner of the video can see it. In case the result is not as expected, it can be deactivated by clicking on the text again and pressing the option Undo.

A point to keep in mind: if the user decides to change the text that was placed in the beginning, it will be necessary reactivate the text to speech to read it aloud.

Activate text to speech on TikTok.  (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Activate text to speech on TikTok. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

Steps to convert text to speech on Instagram videos

Before beginning, it is important to emphasize that many users still do not have this function available on their cell phones. But, there is a trick that does not fail: TechMarkup recommends change language Instagram (or phone) to English.

In the tests carried out, when the language was in Spanish, the ‘Text to speech’ option did not appear.

Once it was changed to English, the option could be read as ‘Text-to-Speech’. The result is as expected and you can switch back to the original language. Now yes, these are the steps to follow:

1. Open the app Instagram.

2. Press on the reel iconwhich is at the bottom, exactly the option in the middle.

3. Press on the camera icon which is at the top right.

4. Now, just like TikTok, you can Record a new Reel load a video from the cell phone reel. Choose the option that best suits your needs.

Activate text to speech on Instagram.  (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Activate text to speech on Instagram. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

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5. Go to option ‘ah’, to write a text.

6. After the user has already entered the text to be read with the voice over, press on the option that appears at the bottom left of the screen (where you can read the initial part of what has been written).

7. The exact function you want will appear: Text-to-Speech. press her

Activate text to speech on Instagram.  (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Activate text to speech on Instagram. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

8. A white box will appear to choose between the two voices available that Instagram has. Click on the one you like the most.

9. If the result is what the user was looking for, all that remains is to publish the content. It is done by clicking on the option Compartir (Share). And voila, that’s all.

Activate text to speech on Instagram.  (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Activate text to speech on Instagram. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

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