Android User Guide

This guide will help you set up and use the VoiceCheck application for Android devices. Refer to the VoiceCheck User Guide for information on how to use the VoiceCheck user interface.

Download and Install the Application

Refer to Mobile App Settings for additional ways to deploy the application to Android devices.

Application Overview

The toolbar at the top of the application includes the following options:

Left menu: The triple bar menu on the top left allows users to access their operator profile and settings, view the help menu, and sign out of the application.

Mute button: The microphone icon disables voice functionality by putting the application in screen-only mode. This icon indicates that a headset is not connected, or muted, with a diagonal line as shown.

Right menu: The three-dot menu on the top right shows options available in the application from where the menu is accessed.


Android application settings can be accessed from the left-side hamburger menu. Some properties can not be modified while logged in. The following settings are available in the VoiceCheck Android application.


The feature described below is not available in the VoiceCheck 1.10 release. This feature is planned for a future release.

Clear assignment data: This will clear any assignments and collected data that has not yet been sent to the server. USE WITH CAUTION. Default is off.

Application Settings

Current application scheme is set to microservices by default. This setting must be changed to FileBased to upload the license on the application.

Voice & Audio Settings

The user can:

  • Configure text to speech speed
  • Turn recognition on or off
  • Manage templates
  • Enable or disable on-screen voice captioning.

Inspection Settings

The URL for the VoiceCheck server you want the application to connect to.


Device ID: The device's serial number.

Version: The version of VoiceCheck that is installed on the device.


The profile view shows information about the operator and the device. The following information is available from the Profile screen:

Operator: The currently signed in operator or the last operator that was signed in.

Operator Name: The full name of the operator as specified on the server.

Text to Speech

Speed: The speed that text will be spoken within the application.

Play Sample Prompt: Press this button to hear the speed of spoken text as set on the Speed bar.

Assignments Loaded

Pending Data: A list of assignments that have been loaded but are still pending completion. Assignments displayed show the Work ID, number of steps completed, and total steps.

Getting Help

Say "I need help" or tap Help from the hamburger menu to access the help menu. The help menu includes the following options:

  1. Current View Details - displays more information about the screen from which the user requested help.
  2. Additional Commands - displays a list of additional commands that can be selected from the current screen.
  3. Trouble Speaking - prompts the user to take a noise sample, asks if a particular word is an issue, and shows how to adjust the headset and microphone.
  4. Trouble Hearing - instructs the user what to say when they don't hear a prompt, gives information on adjusting volume, and allows the user to adjust TTS speed.
  5. Report a Problem - sends logs from the device to the server using the report problem functionality. Read more about the Report Problem feature from User Options and Commands.

Features in Android and Talkman

This table is a quick reference guide for commonly used features and functionality in the Android and Talkman applications.

Feature Android Application Talkman
Single Sign On Supported Unavailable
Headset Pairing Headset Pairing for Android Devices Headset Pairing for Talkman Devices
Language Selection Available from Settings Available in VoiceConsole
Voiceless Mode Available while using screen input Unavailable
Authentication Type password Speak 4-digit numeric access code
Work Type Choice Menu-based (see Starting Work) Speak Work ID, Create New
Help Access Help options from the main menu Say "Talkman help" to hear a list of all available responses and commands
Report a Problem Logs sent to VoiceCheck Logs sent to VoiceConsole
Mobile-device Management Available in VoiceCheck Available in VoiceConsole
Operational Acuity Data feed to Operational Acuity; settings in VoiceCheck Data feed to Operational Acuity; settings in VoiceConsole
Multiple Assignments Enable/disable from VoiceCheck settings Enable/disable from VoiceConsole system settings
Vocabulary Threshold Settings Available from Profile Available in VoiceConsole Advanced Settings
Step Prompt Type Fractions are not supported All types supported. Photos require a peripheral to connect to the Talkman.
Assignment Progress Indicator Progress bar and step completion counter Unavailable
Current State Information Current Operator and Assignment shown in application Unavailable
Auto Mute on Microphone Boom Up Available when using an SRX3 headset Unavailable
Retrain Vocabulary Available in VoiceCheck Available in VoiceCheck
Server Session Timeout Data is safe Data is lost
Looping Available in VoiceCheck Available in VoiceCheck
Memos Saved to server Saved on device until assignment is complete
Labor Tracking Start Time and End Time are tracked for each step result Total time spent is tracked
Undo Last Entry Start time remains the same Start time remains the same

VoiceCheck Supported Languages

  • English (United States) [en_US]
  • German (Germany) [de_DE]
  • Spanish (Latin America) [es_MX]
  • Japanese (Japan) [ja_JP)]
  • French (Canadian) [fr_CA]
  • French (France) [fr_FR]
  • English (United States) [en_US]
  • German (Germany) [de_DE]
  • Spanish (Latin America) [es_MX]
  • French (Canadian) [fr_CA]