Play, Pause, Resume and Stop the Text-To-Speech component of MIT App Inventor 2 without using any extension

What you will learn

You will develop a skill of working with different components of App Inventor to get a desired output

You will develop a text reader with Play, Pause, Resume and stop features.

You will learn about using lists, variables and text blocks


In MIT App Inventor 2, we have a Text-To-Speech component. But, you cannot Pause, Resume or Stop it while it is speaking.

In this course, I will show you how to develop Pause, Resume and Stop features using the built-in blocks. To do this you don’t need any kind of extension.

Developing such a feature may look impossible but, once you will go through this course you will find how easily you can do it. The aim of this course is to help you to do more with the limited features of App Inventor. You will find new possibilities to create apps using App inventor 2.

This course is a hands-on guide. You will develop a Text reader app by the end of the course. You will learn to develop the above-mentioned features of the Text-To-Speech component by following a step by step procedure.

You are free to ask doubts in the QnA section. You will have the course for a lifetime and after completing the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

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Introduction and designing the app

Adding Play and Stop function

Adding the text reader functionality

How to add Play and stop functions to the Tts component

Adding pause and resume functions

How are we going to add the pause and resume functions

Dividing the given text into a list of sentences

Making the tts to speak the the list items one by one

Debugging the errors and making of the complete and perfect Text reader app