Microsoft Dictate

Dictate is a tool available in a number of Microsoft 365 products. Including Word, OneNote, and PowerPoint. It uses your computer's microphone to convert your speech to text which is helpful for those who have trouble with typing.

How to use Office Online

Step 1:

Navigate to

If you are not signed in, sign in, preferably with your Trinity account email (ending in

Step 2:

Open your desired Office app.

You should see them listed along the left side of the page.

Access Microsoft Office

Step 3:

Once you've opened a new or existing document in your desired app, you should see the dictate icon listed along the top bar.

Dictate icon in Microsoft products

Academic Support

For further guidance, please view our academic support page here.