How To Enable Voice Commands over Bluetooth on the Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket (and possiblly other devices as well)

A reader brought up an interesting issue yesterday. He said that no matter what he did, whenever he was connected to Bluetooth and was driving, he would have to actually pick up his phone and find the Voice Command button and then give commands over Bluetooth instead of the way most phones handle it by letting you just hold down the button on the Bluetooth headset. Now, obviously, this diminished the point of having the bluetooth in the first place for him as he’d still have to reach down, look for the phone, and take his eyes off the road.

The solution we eventually came up with is not a free solution, but it did solve his problem and he figured it was worth it. The issue seemed to be software related, so we did what anyone would do, starting scouring the Market for apps. After many failed attempts, the app we found was “Hands-Free with Choice Dialer” for $5.00. Simply search for it in the Market and install it. After that you can use your Bluetooth headset button to activate voice commands, viola!

UPDATE: So we found a free version of the Hands-Free with Choice Dialer app, give search for it in the Market and try that one first, if it helps you out then use that instead (unless, of course, you really want the paid features).

Anyone else have a different way of doing this instead? Let people know in the comments below.

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