Configure VoiceOver Settings - Apple® iOS

Note Notes:

  • When turned on, VoiceOver provides spoken feedback for everything that is happening on your screen.
  • For additional VoiceOver setup info, refer to Apple Accessibility.

 

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accessibility.
    Note If unavailable, navigate: Settings > General > Accessibility.
  2. Tap VoiceOver.
  3. Select an option then tap Back arrow icon VoiceOver (upper-left) to return to the previous screen:

 

Speech

Tap Speech to configure the following as preferred:

  • Voice
  • Pronunciations
  • Pitch
  • Use Pitch change
  • Detect Languages
  • Add New Language

 

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Verbosity

Tap Verbosity to configure the following as preferred:

  • Punctuation
  • Speak hints
  • Capital letters
  • Deleting text
  • Embedded links
  • Speak Detected Text & Images
  • Table Headers
  • Row & Column Numbers
  • Speak Confirmation
  • Speak Emojis
  • Emoji Suffix
  • Media descriptions

 

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Braille

Tap Braille to configure the following as preferred:

  • Output
  • Input
  • Braille Screen Input
  • Braille Tables
  • Status Cells
  • Equations use Nemeth Code
  • Show Onscreen Keyboard
  • Turn pages when Panning
  • Word Wrap
  • Alert Display Duration
  • Key Debounce Duration

 

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Audio

Tap Audio to configure the following as preferred:

  • Sounds & Haptics
  • Audio Ducking 
  • Auto-select Speaker in Call
  • Send to HDMI

 

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Commands

Tap Commands to configure the following as preferred:

  • All Commands
  • Touch Gestures
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Handwriting
  • Braille Screen Input

 

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Activities

Tap Activities to configure the following as preferred:

  • Programming
  • Add Activity

 

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Rotor

Tap Rotor then select the preferred options (e.g., Characters, Words, Lines, etc.).
Note Selected when a checkmark is present.

 

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Rotor Actions

  1. Tap Rotor Actions
  2. Tap the Edit Apps on Home Screen switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.

 

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Typing

Tap Typing to configure the following as preferred:

  • Typing Style
  • Phonetic Feedback
  • Typing Feedback
  • Modifier Keys
  • Keyboard Interaction Time

 

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Always Speak Notifications

Tap Always Speak Notifications to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.

 

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Navigate Images

Tap Navigate Images then select from the following:
 Note Selected when a checkmark is present.

  • Always
  • With descriptions
  • Never

 

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Large Cursor

Tap Large Cursor to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.

 

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Caption Panel

Tap Caption Panel to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.

 

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Double Tap Timeout

  1. Tap Double-tap Timeout.
  2. Tap the (-) or (+) icons to adjust the seconds.

 

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