Here you can find informations on how to use Home Assistant to start TTS instances on your Android device using Ariela.


In order to enable TTS functionality, you will have to enable MQTT support in Ariela from Settings -> MQTT. Once you enable this functionality, open MQTT sensors and enable “Text to speech”.

Once “Text to speech” is enabled, click on more info button to retrieve the MQTT trigger topic. If all successful, something like this should appear.

The MQTT Topic trigger it’s the topic that Ariela will going to listen for any TTS instructions.

Example of triggering a TTS instruction:

As you can see the topic is the trigger value from the TTS instruction screen.

The payload is the text you wanna be converted to speech and said on your phone.