Default TTS Voice not working for me

Hi i have been using butons to trigger Echo Speaks to say thing in a different voice for a while now. But i have noticed you can select the default tts voice in settings


This would simplify things a-lot.
Having done this I still get the default Alexa voice.
What am I missing?

Echo Speaks does not utilize Hubitat’s native TTS engine. For that, you’ll need to use a natively supported TTS device like a Sonos or IKEA Symfonisk speaker.

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You can use different voices with echo speaks. It requires you to send the ssml commands.

There are examples in the Echo Speaks threads and its documentation.

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Thanks, I already to this and trigger it with buttons from rule machine. I was hoping to do it directly in RM. It's a pity RM does not allow markup when you pass values to custom actions.

webcore or your own app can do this.

I'm fairly certain I use the voices with Google minis, at least with announcements through Nyckelharpa app
and BTW Amy left with Brexit :grinning:

Just validated, using the chromecast audio allows me to drive my google mini with the default hubitat voices

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Download the Hubitat app