Olympus Dictation App for Smartphones (ODDS) - Tips & Tricks

15 July, 2017

The Olympus professional dictation app for iPhone and Android combined with ODDS (Olympus Dictation Delivery System) subscription has been around for a couple of years now and proving extremely popular for authors who want to dictate away from the office or practice. 

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For many who use the Olympus dictation app every day there are some handy features which you may not be aware of so we thought we would details them for you.

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Olympus Dictation App - Temporarily Send Audio To A Different E-Mail Address

When your Olympus ODDS subscription licence is configured, if you choose email as the delivery method, you define the email address to send your audio to, usually your transcription typist. Should he/she be away you can quickly and easily redefine where the audio is sent in the Olympus dictation app itself.

1. Tap the configure gear:

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2. Tap on Server Options:

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3. Tap Recipients (usually set to Use Portal Settings):

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4. Tap the + to add a new send to email address OR select an email address already defined if you have any

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5. Important tap the back button < Server Options to save the settings and update the details to the Olympus portal

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That is it. From now on all new dictations will be sent to the email address you just defined. Additionally, if you have dictation you have sent previously in the Sent folder they can be re-sent to the new email address (see the next handy tip below).

Don't forget to set this back to the default Use Portal Settings when your transcription typist returns.s

Olympus Dictation App - Resend A Dictation Audio File

Dictation that has been processed and sent already can be re-sent as is or you can edit the audio (perhaps add some more dictation or remove some dictation) and then re-send. Don't forget with your audio you can position anywhere in your audio recording and either overwrite or insert further dictation.

To resend or edit/resend your audio, head to the Sent folder and tap the (i) next to the audio file. A pop-up then lets you choose to Resend, Review or Edit Copy your audio.

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