How to Add or Remove Natural Voices with Narrator in Windows 11

Windows 11 Narrator: Ditch the robot! Add natural voices and find your perfect match.

Narrator is built into Windows 11, which makes it easier for people with disabilities to use. The Narrator app can read your screen and is fully integrated with Windows 11. It can also help you find your way around Windows apps, websites, and a lot more. In this article we will show you how to Add or Remove Natural Voices with Narrator in Windows 11.

In the Windows Insider Build 22543, Microsoft just released new natural sounds for Narrator. Narrator sounds have been improved to make reading, writing email, and surfing the web feel much more real. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of the Narrator’s new natural sounds.

How to Add or Remove Natural Voices with Narrator in Windows 11

Adding New Voices:

  1. Open Narrator Settings: Press Windows key + Ctrl + N together, or navigate to Settings > Accessibility > Narrator.
  2. Choose “Voices” under the General category.
  3. Click “Download more voices” button.
  4. Browse through the available voices. Each language category displays available male and female voices. Play samples to find one you like.
  5. Click “Download” next to the chosen voice. Windows will download and install the voice automatically.

Removing Unwanted Voices:

  1. Go back to the Narrator settings and find the “Voices” area.
  2. You can see a list of loaded voices if you scroll down.
  3. Find the voice that you want to get rid of.
  4. Next to the voice name, click the three dots (…).
  5. Choose “Remove” from the choice that crops up. Windows will get rid of the voice on your computer.

Tips for Improving Voice Accessibility in Windows 11

  • Turn on Voice Access. This function lets you use your voice to control your whole computer. Turn it on by going to Settings > Accessibility > Speech > Voice input.
How to Add or Remove Natural Voices with Narrator in Windows 11
  • Change the settings for Voice Access: You can change things like the wake word, the microphone strength, and the punctuation to make it work best for you.
  • Make writing possible everywhere: In Settings > Time & Language > Language > Preferred languages > Speech, turn on “Dictate punctuation and capitalization.” This will let you use voice requests in any text field.
  • Get good at voice commands: You can find a long list of Windows voice instructions in the accessibility settings or online.
  • If you use headphones or a good microphone, voice recognition will work much better and there will be less background noise.
  • Change the sound settings: To get better level and clarity, go to Settings > System > Sound and tweak the equaliser settings and microphone boost.


Narrator in Windows 11 lets users customize natural sounds to make the experience more useful for people who are blind or have low vision. If you follow this guide, you’ll have a smooth and customized accessibility experience, whether you add new languages for variety or get rid of ones that aren’t needed. Keep an eye on future Windows updates. Over time, new features and voices may be added that make the operating system easier to use generally.


How do I turn off voice over narrator?

How to use a computer shortcut to turn off Narrator. Press the Windows, Control, and Enter keys at the same time (Win+CTRL+Enter) to turn off Narrator. The narrator will turn off by itself.

How do I change the narrator voice on Windows 11?

To get to the Narrator settings, press Windows + U and then click on Narrator in the Vision area. You can set Narrator to start immediately before or after you log in to Windows or change the voice of Narrator.

Why is there a voice narrating my show?

These sounds come from Described Video (DV), a service that lets people who are blind or have low vision watch TV. There will be an audio or language setting on your TV or set-top box that lets you choose between normal audio and DV.

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