Is there any way to leave dictation mode with a voice command, without having to press the done button in iOS 8 or above?


I use the built in speech recognition program.

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    Nope. Even on Mac, it isn't possible. (I won't put this in an answer, it feels too short) – Brick May 28 '16 at 11:08
  • On OS X (El Capitan with Enhanced Dictation) you can stop dictation by saying stop dictation. Did you try it on iOS? – techraf May 28 '16 at 14:45
  • @techraf Just tried on iOS 9.3.2, didn’t work 😟 – user11633 Jun 1 '16 at 4:36

It's currently not possible to leave dictation on iOS without pressing Done.

  • I beg to differ. You can leave dictation on OS X El Capitan (tested with Enhanced Dictation) by saying stop dictation. – techraf May 28 '16 at 14:43
  • @techraf I just tried it at the end of a sentence and it printed the words 'stop dictation' (I also have Enhanced Dictation on, English UK). Anyway, as this question was referring solely to iOS, I'll remove the reference to OS X. – grg May 28 '16 at 14:48
  • It's hard to prove, but I have 100% success rate. Do you use Enhanced Dictation or standard? – techraf May 28 '16 at 14:49
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    @techraf I've found the option in Accessibility → Dictation! Enabling it now works fine! Thanks for the information – grg May 28 '16 at 14:51

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