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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 Real-Time Text (RTT) settings


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

1. From the Accessibility screen, select TalkBack.


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2. Select the TalkBack switch to enable or disable.


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Turn on/off flash notifications

1. From the Accessibility screen, select Advanced settings.


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2. Select Flash notification.


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3. Select the desired switch to turn on the desired flash notification option.


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Enable/disable accessibility shortcuts

1. From the Advanced settings screen, select Side and Volume up buttons.


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2. Select the desired Accessibility feature.


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Access and edit Text-to-speech

ACCESS: From the Settings screen, scroll to and select General management then select Text-to-speech output


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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.


Note: Users can now scale font sizes up to 200%.

Access Real-Time Text (RTT) settings

1. Real-Time text (RTT) communication is a conversation of text and voice to make calls. As a sender types a message on their device, text displays on the receiving device. To access RTT settings, from the Accessibility screen, select Hearing enhancements.


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2. Select Real Time Text, then edit settings as desired.


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