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How Do You Disable/remove Text-To-Speech?

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It keeps turning on randomly and won't stop until if feels like it or I force close the app it's reading from.

Under the Language & input > Text-to-speech output, there is only "Google Text-to-speech" and "Pico TTS". Neither has an option to turn off/uncheck or to uninstall. Any ideas how to stop the infuriating option?

EDIT: I've created a Titanium Backup of the Pico TTS then removed it, but the Google Text-to-speech is still a problem.

EDIT2: Found a blog post by wadih's which gives advise to turn off Auto Correction and so far so good. I hope this helps others in case they encounter this problem.

  1. Go to settings.
  2. Go to "language and input"
  3. Go to "Android Keyboard Settings"
  4. Scroll down and click on "Auto Correction"
  5. Choose "OFF"

After your do that Text-to-Speech will stop reading whatever you click on.

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