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 Talkback on or off
• Enable or disable accessibility shortcuts
• Enable and use Select to Speak
• Access Real-Time Text (RTT) settings

Access accessibility features

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

2. Scroll to and select Accessibility.

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Turn TalkBack on or off

Select TalkBack then select the Use service switch to turn on.

Note: Review the TalkBack prompt, then select Allow. To disable, double-tap the Talkback switch.  

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Enable or disable accessibility shortcuts

From the Accessibility screen, select Volume key shortcut Shortcut service > desired option

Note: When Accessibility shortcut is on, press and hold both Volume keys for three seconds to start the selected service. 

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Enable and use Select to Speak

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

Note: Review the Select to Speak prompt then select Allow to confirm. Review the Use gesture to open prompt, then select Got it.

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To use Select to Speak, swipe up from the bottom of the screen with two fingers 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

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Access Real-Time Text (RTT) settings

From the Accessibility screen, scroll to and select RTT call button > Review the prompt then select OK > Select the desired option

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