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[Q] Unable to get VoiceEngineWrapper (S-voice w/ gear on non samsung device)

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By noctrin, Member on 27th June 2014, 05:11 AM
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I have a Nexus 4 and followed the tutorial on how to get things working on it in regards to the gear. Most of the stuff works now but i have an odd issue with s-voice:

When i open it on the gear, it will run, but the first time i run it after a restart, the phone shows an error: "Unable to get VoiceEngineWrapper"

On the gear, the voice sounds distorted and pitched with some weird echo. It also replies with "I didn't catch that" to whatever command i give it.

I tried to google the error i'm getting on the phone since i'm assuming it's connected, but nothing comes up. I was trying to get the google now voice engine to replace the s-voice tts since i've heard it can be done but i can't find any info on how to do it. Only thing i found was settings-tts-download us voice and set it as default.

If anyone smarter than me has some ideas on what in the world that error means or what else to try, I would appreciate it.

Thanks!
 
 
11th August 2014, 11:28 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by noctrin

I have a Nexus 4 and followed the tutorial on how to get things working on it in regards to the gear. Most of the stuff works now but i have an odd issue with s-voice:

When i open it on the gear, it will run, but the first time i run it after a restart, the phone shows an error: "Unable to get VoiceEngineWrapper"

On the gear, the voice sounds distorted and pitched with some weird echo. It also replies with "I didn't catch that" to whatever command i give it.

I tried to google the error i'm getting on the phone since i'm assuming it's connected, but nothing comes up. I was trying to get the google now voice engine to replace the s-voice tts since i've heard it can be done but i can't find any info on how to do it. Only thing i found was settings-tts-download us voice and set it as default.

If anyone smarter than me has some ideas on what in the world that error means or what else to try, I would appreciate it.

Thanks!

I have the very same problem on a Nexus 5 device.
11th September 2014, 04:35 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by noctrin

I have a Nexus 4 and followed the tutorial on how to get things working on it in regards to the gear. Most of the stuff works now but i have an odd issue with s-voice:

When i open it on the gear, it will run, but the first time i run it after a restart, the phone shows an error: "Unable to get VoiceEngineWrapper"

On the gear, the voice sounds distorted and pitched with some weird echo. It also replies with "I didn't catch that" to whatever command i give it.

I tried to google the error i'm getting on the phone since i'm assuming it's connected, but nothing comes up. I was trying to get the google now voice engine to replace the s-voice tts since i've heard it can be done but i can't find any info on how to do it. Only thing i found was settings-tts-download us voice and set it as default.

If anyone smarter than me has some ideas on what in the world that error means or what else to try, I would appreciate it.

Thanks!

Same issue here. I have searched everywhere and can't seem to find any solutions. I've seen videos of people using s voice on the gear 2 with a nexus 5, but not sure what firmware versions, etc. they are using. Are there any other threads or solutions out there?
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