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How to Fix Speech Services by Google Downloading English (US, UK, Australia) update? (2022)

How to Fix Speech Services by Google Downloading English (UK) update? (2022)

Depending on where you are, you might be facing any of these issues.

“Downloading English (UK) Update waiting for a network connection”

“Downloading English (US) Update waiting for a network connection”

“Downloading English (Australia) Update waiting for a network connection”

If so, then you are at the right place to learn about fixing the speech services issue of Google.

In this guide, we will find out the root cause of this issue and find out the ways to solve the problem.

In this article, we will focus on fixing one of these languages (English (UK)).

The same techniques can be used for the other two as well (English (US) and English (Australia)).

Why “Downloading English (UK) update waiting for network connection” happen in your connection ?

This can happen in any of the following cases.

  • When you are not properly connected to a network or wifi.  
  • This can be mainly caused by the speech service issues in Google
  • Can be due to storage issues. 

How to fix Speech Services by Google Downloading English (UK) update waiting for network connection problem?

There are multiple methods to solve this. Sometimes, any one of these methods itself will fix the issue.

Otherwise, you might have to try your luck with all these methods.

Method 1: By updating Speech Services

Method 2: Check your Network Connection

Method 3: Uninstall and reinstall the Speech Services App 

Method 4: Clear Cache

Method 5: Disable speech services and change to another speech services

We will discuss these methods in detail below.

Method 1: By updating Speech Services 

Follow the below steps to stop the notification of “Downloading English(UK) update waiting for network connection problem“.

Go to “Settings” on your mobile. 

Scroll down and click on “Google”.

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Click on “Settings for Google apps”. 

Click on “Search, Assistant, and Voice”. 

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Click on “Voice”. 

Click on “Offline speech recognition”.

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Click on “AUTO-UPDATE” on the top bar.

Select “Do not auto-update languages”. 

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Reboot or restart the phone. 

Now you can see the issue is solved. 

Method 2: Check your Network Connection

Check for the wifi or network connection.

Maybe connect to another network to confirm it is not an issue with that. 

Method 3: Uninstall and reinstall the Speech Services App. 

Follow the below steps to uninstall and reinstall the Speech Services App.

Go to the Google play store. 

Search for “Speech Services by Google”.

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Select “Speech Services by Google“.

Click on “Uninstall”. 

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Click on “Uninstall” again on the pop-up window. 

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After the uninstall is done. 

Reopen the play store, and search for “Speech Services by google”.

Click on “update” to install that app again. 

Method 4: Clear Cache

Follow the below steps to clear the cache on your phone.

Go to “Settings” on your mobile phone. 

Click on “Apps”.

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Search for “Speech Services by Google” on the search bar on that page or find it by scrolling down. 

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Select “Speech Services by Google” from the result.

Click on “Storage”. 

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Click on “Clear cache” or “Clear data”.

Method 5: Disable speech services and Change to another speech services

Disabling the Speech Services by Google could entirely stop that downloading process to an end.

Once you have disabled the speech services by Google, you have to change the speech services.

There are 3 steps involved in it.

Step 1: Disable speech services

Step 2: Turn off auto-update

Step 3: Change Speech Services App

We will discuss each of these steps in detail below.

Step 1 : Disable speech services

Follow the below steps to disable speech services.

Go to “Settings” on your mobile phone. 

Click on “Apps”.

Search for “Speech Services by Google” on the search bar on that page. 

Select “Speech Services by Google” from the result.

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Click on “Force Stop”.

Click on “OK” on the confirmation pop-up. 

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Select “Disable app” from that. 

Click on “Disable”.

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Click on “Notifications” to disable that.

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Click on the icon across the “Show notification” if it is already On. 

Step 2 : Turn off auto update

Follow the below steps to prevent auto-update of Google apps.

Go to “Settings” on your mobile. 

Scroll down and click on “Google”.

Click on “Settings for Google apps”. 

Click on “Seach, Assistant and Voice”. 

Click on “Voice”. 

Click on “Offline speech recognition”.

Click on “AUTO-UPDATE” on top bar. ‘

Click on “Do not auto-update languages”. 

Restart the phone. 

Step 3: Change Speech Services App

Follow the below steps to change the speech services app.

Go to “Settings” on your phone. 

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Search for “Text to speech output” on the search bar. (for easy search).

Select “Text to speech output” from the result. 

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Click on “preferred engine” and change it to another engine. 

Restart the phone. 

FAQs

What is Speech Services by Google?

Speech Services by Google provides speech-to-text functionality to Google and other third-party apps to convert what you say to text. To use Google’s speech-to-text functionality on your Android device, go to Settings > Apps and notifications > Default apps > Assist app. Select Speech Services by Google as your preferred voice input engine.

Can I uninstall speech services by Google?

Yes, you can uninstall speech services by Google. Follow the below steps to do it.
Go to the Google Play store.
Search for “Speech Services by Google”.
Select “Speech Services by Google“.
Click on “Uninstall”. 
Click on “Uninstall” again on the pop-up window. 

Wrapping Up

Hope you get an idea about fixing speech services by Google downloading English (US, UK, Australia) update.

Kindly let us know if you have any queries.

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