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TalkBack

TalkBack is a free screen reader for Android devices and uses touch gestures.

TODO

This information is still in development. Feel free to contribute. The following still needs to be done:

Install

The Android Accessibility Suite can be found on the Google Play Store.

Guides, Documentation, and resources

Modes

TalkBack does not have the same concept of modes that many other screen readers have.

Commands

The following are some common commands.

Common

TaskCommand
Read next itemSwipe right
Read previous itemSwipe left

General

TaskCommandNotes
Activate buttondouble tap
Activate linkdouble tap
Global context menuSwipe down, then right
Go backSwipe down, then left
Go to home screenSwipe up, then left
Turn OffSwipe up, then right
Open element listGCM, Quick navigation
Turn OffIn settings (no shortcut)
Turn OnPower button, then hold two fingerswhen setting is enabled

Reading

TaskCommand
Read from current positionGCM, Read from next item
Read next itemSwipe right
Read previous itemSwipe left
Stop readingSingle tap

Forms

TaskCommand
Activate buttondouble tap
Activate form controldouble tap

Elements

TaskCommand
Open element listGCM, Quick navigation