Accessibility features improve the usability of your device for users with impaired vision or hearing, cognitive difficulty, or reduced dexterity.


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For more information about accessibility features and TTY compatibility, see AT&T Accessibility.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to: 

• Access accessibility features
• Turn on/off TalkBack
• Turn on/off flash notifications
• Enable/disable accessibility shortcuts
• Enable and use Select to Speak

Access accessibility features

1. Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the settings icon Settings icon.

2. Select the General tab, then select Accessibility.

step 1

Turn on/off TalkBack

Select Vision, then select the TalkBack switch.

Note: Select TURN ON. To disable voice assistant, press and hold both volume buttons for 3 seconds. 

step 2

Turn on/off flash notifications

From the Accessibility screen, select Hearing then select the Flash alerts switch.

Note: Select TURN ON to confirm.

step 3

Enable/disable accessibility shortcuts

From the Accessibility screen, select Accessibility features shortcut. Select the Accessibility features shortcut switch to enable, then select the desired Accessibility feature shortcut switch.

Note: When Accessibility shortcut is on, triple-tap the Home key to start the selected service. To change the shortcut service, select the desired switch.

step 4

Enable and use Select to Speak

From the Accessibility screen, select Select to Speak then select the Select to Speak switch to place it in the on position. 

Note: Select TURN ON to confirm.

Step 5

To use Select to Speak, select the Accessibility icon then select the area of the screen you would like to hear read aloud.

Note: To pause screen reading, select the Pause icon. To resume, select the Play icon. To stop using Select to Speak select the Stop icon

Step 6

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