Using the tone detector in the Grammarly browser extension

The beta version of Grammarly’s tone detector is available in Grammarly for Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. 

Note: The tone detector is also available in Grammarly for Microsoft Office in Outlook (for Windows users), the Grammarly Keyboard for iOS, and the Grammarly Keyboard for Android

To check the tone of your writing in your browser, please follow these steps:

  • Double-check that you have Grammarly’s browser extension installed. 
  • Open any website where you can write text, such as Gmail.com
  • Write a few sentences—the tone detector needs at least 150 characters to activate.
  • Click the emoji that appears in the bottom-right corner of your screen to check your tone.

You can also access Grammarly’s tone detector directly in the sidebar. To open the sidebar, click the G icon in the lower-right corner of the text field and then click the emoji shown in the lower part of the sidebar:

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Tone detection, as well as Grammarly’s clarity-related writing suggestions, are available to all users on most sites. However, on certain business-related sites, Grammarly’s tone detector and clarity suggestions are available only to Premium users. Here are some examples of those sites:

  • salesforce.com
  • crm.zoho.com
  • salesloft.com
  • mailchimp.com
  • surveymonkey.com 
  • employer.indeed.com 
  • asana.com
  • force.com
  • qualtrics.com

For access to tone detection and clarity feedback on these sites, upgrade to Grammarly Premium.

As one of Grammarly's features, Grammarly’s tone detector adheres to the privacy practices outlined in the Privacy & Security section here, and it falls under Grammarly’s Privacy Policy.

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