FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Supported Recipes

Does Voicipe support recipes from any website?
Voicipe supports hundreds of popular recipe websites.
Chances are, your favorite recipe website IS supported! Check out our supported sites page to see how Voicipe works!

How many recipes does Voicipe have?
Voicipe itself doesn’t create or publish any recipes, but rather Voicipe voice-enables other recipe providers, and their recipes!
For example, AllRecipes itself has tens of thousands of recipes on their platform, and because Voicipe supports AllRecipes, all of the recipes on AllRecipes are supported! Check out our supported sites page to see how Voicipe works!

Can I upload or import my own recipe(s)?
Voicipe does not support uploading custom recipes currently.

Does Voicipe support diet-specific or food restrictions?
Many specialty diet and food restriction recipe providers are supported by Voicipe.
Example: Recipe providers Nut Free Wok (peanut-free recipes) and Forks Over Knives (popular vegan recipe provider), among many others are supported.

Usage
How do I load a recipe?
View our how to use page for steps and an example video.

Is Voicipe easy to use?
Yes! Voicipe was built with the primary focus on easy and natural user experience, just if you had a friend reading you the recipe to you, letting you focus on prepping and cooking.

Can I go back to previous step, or repeat current step if I forgot?
Yes! Simply say “Go back” or “Repeat that”.  View our supported voice commands to see what else Voicipe supports!

Will my phone’s screen lock or turn-off while using Voicipe?
No! This was one of our personal pet peeves while cooking, so we made it so that once you press “Start Cooking”, and you remain in the Voicipe app, your phone will not lock or turn-off!

What languages does Voicipe support?
We only support English right now and have not tested other languages yet.  Interested in helping test another language? Contact us!

Can I ask Voicipe how much of an ingredient?
Yes! Once you press “Start Cooking” you can ask “How much [ingredient]” and Voicipe will respond with the quantity listed in the Ingredients section for that ingredient.

Does Voicipe support metric measurements?
Yes, if the recipe provider uses metric units, then Voicipe will be able to read these units to you.

Does Voicipe support timers?
Yes! Simply say “Start Step [X] timer” when you’re ready and Voicipe will automatically start a hands-free timer.

Can Voicipe support multiple timers?
Yes, Voicipe can support multiple timers running at the same time.  You can pause, stop and resume timers easily.

Can Voicipe do measurement conversions?
Soon we will have a “measurement conversion wait list” for you to be notified when this feature is created and released!

Can Voicipe change serving sizes?
Soon we will have a “serving size wait list” for you to be notified when this feature is created and released!

 

Privacy

What permissions does Voicipe need?
Voicipe only needs access to your microphone (to perform voice recognition) and access to your phone’s storage (to save recipes locally).

What data does Voicipe gather about me?
Voicipe tracks general usage information to help us with identifying trends, improve application design and user experience, fixing bugs, and for providing content that is of interest to you from our recipe providers and affiliates.

Is Voicipe always listening?
No.  Voicipe’s voice recognition is only activated after you press “Start Cooking” and for the duration of that cooking session.  When you exit the Voicipe app, Voicipe stops listening.

Does Voicipe record my conversations?
No.  Voicipe does not record or save any conversations.  Voicipe only listens for pre-defined voice commands, and then performs the requested action when detected.

Does Voicipe save my voice information?
No.  Voicipe does not save any vocal signatures or information.

Cost

Does Voicipe cost anything?
Voicipe is free to download and use! Go download it now!

iPhone support

When will Voicipe be available for iPhone?
A lot of people have been asking about and demanding Voicipe for iPhone!  Join our iPhone Waitlist to be notified when Voicipe is built and released to iOS!

Try Voicipe yourself!