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Preparing to use Speak & Improve on computers

This article tells you how to give Sandi permission to use your microphone on your computer.

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Written by Paul Ricketts
Updated over a week ago

Giving permission to use the microphone

To use Speak & Improve, you must first give Speak & Improve permission to use the microphone on your device.

If you have not yet given permission, you will see a message:

Let us use your microphone

Click on "Use microphone". The instructions are different for each browser. Choose the correct instructions for you below.
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Chrome

Click "Allow":
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Firefox

  1. Choose the correct microphone.

  2. Click "Remember this decision".

  3. Click "Allow".

Safari

Click "Allow":
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Edge

Let us use your microphone

  1. Refresh the page using the button next to the address bar.

2. Follow the instructions, then click "Always allow" in the menu at the bottom.

If you have previously blocked microphone use

If you have refused permission to use your microphone before, you won't be able to record your answers on Speak & Improve. You will see this message:

Resetting your microphone with Chrome

Let us use your microphone

  1. Click on the "View site information" icon next to the address bar.

2. You will see the microphone permission is blocked. Click to unblock it. When the microphone is allowed you will see the Record button appear:
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Now you are ready to start recording with Speak & Improve!

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