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Android Sat Nav Apps No Voice Instructions

Posted on 2016-10-28
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I have just bought a Bluboo XTouch smart phone running Android 5.1.

I have tried 3 different Sat Nav apps (from TomTom, Sygic and Google) and they all suffer the same strange issue...

For each app I hear only the very first voice instruction for the very first journey. After that, complete silence!

I have uninstalled and re-installed each app several times and restarted the phone many times. None of this helps.

Is this something wrong with Android or my particular phone?
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It seems to me that your text-to-speech options is corrupted.

Remove all Sat Mar apps and restart phone.

Goto Settings -> Languages and inputs

Look for text-to-speech options and post back what you see and test whether you can hear the sample

If there is problem, goto Application manager and look for Google Text-to-speech option and clear cache under storage.

Finally, install only one Sat Nav app only and do a test.

Do not install multiple app and one app will interfere with another.
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by:plumothy
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Wow, thank you! It now works correctly.

I didn't have to uninstall any apps - just clearing the text-to-speech cache did the trick.
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