How do I get dictation back in Word?

Melanie Spencer 0 Reputation points
2023-11-27T20:19:05.4666667+00:00

Since I placed Microsoft 365 on my desktop, the dictation symbol is no longer appearing in Word.

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  1. Emi Zhang-MSFT 23,736 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-11-28T07:00:02.54+00:00

    Hi,

    What kind of Windows system did you use?

    Did you install other Office versions in the same PC before?

    First please Make sure you're signed in with an active Microsoft 365 subscription.

    If you have installed other versions of Office in PC, I suggest you check the status of Office license in PC, please follow these steps:
    Search CMD, right-click the Command Prompt and run as administrator. Then copy and paste the command, click Enter at last:
    cscript.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /dstatus

    If you are running 32-bit Office on a 64-bit operating system:
    cscript.exe "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /dstatus

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    If you can find the Office product key in list, try to remove it by typing the following command with the Last 5 characters of installed product key (I replace it with XXXXX, but what you type in is what you see on your computer) in this interface:
    cscript.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:XXXXX

    If the 32bit version of Office installed on a 64bit operation, run the following command:
    cscript.exe "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs" /unpkey:XXXXX

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