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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 Voice Assistant
• Turn on/off flash notifications
• Enable/disable accessibility shortcuts
• Access and edit Text-to-speech
• Access and use Live Transcribe

Access accessibility features

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

2. Scroll to and select Accessibility.

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Turn on/off Voice Assistant

Select TalkBack, then select the Off switch.

Note: Tap Allow to confirm. To disable voice assistant, double-tap the On switch then double-tap Turn off.

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Turn on/off flash notifications

From the Accessibility screen, select Advanced settings > Flash notification > select the Camera flash notification switch

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Enable/disable accessibility shortcuts

From the Advanced settings screen, select Side and Volume up keys then select the desired Accessibility features.

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Access and edit Text-to-speech

ACCESS: From the Settings screen, scroll to and select General managementText-to-speech

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EDIT: Edit settings as desired.

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CHANGE LANGUAGE: Select Language, then select the desired option.
SPEECH RATE: Select and drag the Speech rate slider to the desired speech rate
• PITCH: Select and drag the Pitch slider to the desired pitch

Access and use Live Transcribe

Live Transcribe captures speech from the phone's microphone and displays it as text. To access Live Transcribe, from the Accessibilty screen, select Hearing enhancements > Live Transcribe > select Open Live Transcribe.

Note: If the Live Transcribe & Notification app is not installed, you will be directed to the app store. Select Install, then Open when it finishes downloading. If you are accessing Live Transcribe & Notification for the first time, you will be prompted to give microphone access permission to the app. Select While using the app or Only this time, then select Allow to continue.

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Speak the desired text to be transcribed when the Microphone icon appears. All sounds captured by the microphone will be displayed as text on the screen. 

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To change the Live Transcribe settings, from the Live Transcribe screen, select the settings icon Settings icon then select More settings. Edit settings as desired. 

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