Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android™

Note Notes:

  • TalkBack gives spoken feedback for what you tap, select and activate on the device.
  • Available options may vary depending upon the device.
  • For additional instructions on setting up TalkBack, refer to Get started on Android with TalkBack.
  • TalkBack may be called Voice Assistant on some devices.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings > Accessibility.
  3. Tap 'TalkBack' or 'Vision'.
  4. Tap the TalkBack switch to turn on on switch or off off switch.
    Note When turned on, use two-finger swipe to navigate/scroll and double tap to select.
    Note If Google Voice™ is turned on, you can ask Google Assistant to turn off TalkBack.
  5. If prompted, tap 'OK' or 'TURN ON'.
    Note To access lock screen with TalkBack on, tap the lock on the front screen then double tap to enter lock code.

Related Topic: Configure TalkBack Settings - Android