Turn VoiceOver On / Off - Apple® iOS

If you are having difficulty seeing items on your device's screen and would like to have them spoken, follow these instructions.

Note Notes:

  • The VoiceOver feature allows for screen items to be spoken; screen gestures control what's selected:
    • Tap once to select an item.
    • Double-tap to activate the selected item.
    • Swipe using three fingers to scroll.
  • For additional VoiceOver steup instructions, refer to Apple Accessibility.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > General > Accessibility.
  2. Tap VoiceOver.
  3. Tap the VoiceOver switch (upper-right) to turn on on switch or off off switch.
    Note If prompted with a pop-up, double-tap OK.
    Note Adjust the rate of speech with the Speaking Rate sliding bar.


Related Topic: Configure VoiceOver Settings - Apple® iOS