How To Configure TalkBack Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab S

How To Configure TalkBack Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab S
How To Configure TalkBack Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Learn how to configure TalkBack settings on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S. Configure settings for TalkBack for your convenience. On the Apps screen, tap Settings > Device > Accessibility > Vision > TalkBack > Settings.

Alternatively, open the global contextual menu by dragging your finger downwards and then to the right on the screen without releasing it. Then, drag your finger to the top right of the screen and release it when you hear TalkBack Settings.

  • Speech volume: Adjust the volume level for voice feedback. Voice feedback volume can vary depending on the media volume. To adjust the media volume, press the Volume button left or right while listening to voice feedback. Or, on the Apps screen, tap Settings > Device > Sound > Volume, and then drag the volume adjustment bar for the media content to the left or right.
  • Use pitch changes: Set the device to read aloud text at a low pitch when it is entered using a keyboard.
  • Keyboard echo: Set the device to read aloud text or symbols entered using a keyboard. You can also set the type of keyboard to apply this feature to.
  • Speak when screen is off: Set the device to provide voice feedback when the screen is turned off.
  • Shake to start continuous reading: Set the device to read aloud the text displayed on the screen when you shake the device. You can select from various shaking speeds.
  • Speak caller ID: Set the device to read the callers name aloud when you have an incoming call.
  • Vibration feedback: Set the device to vibrate when you explore the screen.
  • Sound feedback: Set the device to emit a sound when you control the screen, such as scrolling the screen, and more.
  • Focus speech audio: Set the device to turn the media volume down when the device reads an item aloud.
  • Sound volume: Adjust the volume that sound is played when you touch the screen tocontrol it. This feature is available when Sound feedback is selected.
  • Explore by touch: Set the device to read aloud the items under your finger. Move your finger anywhere on the screen to find the item you want. When you hear the item you want, release your finger from it and tap anywhere on the screen twice quickly to open it. You can move to the page you want by scrolling the screen left or right with two fingers. To learn about controlling the screen using the explore by touch feature, refer to "Control Screen With Finger Gestures."
  • Automatically scroll lists: Set the device to automatically scroll through the rest of the list not displayed on the screen and read the items aloud.
  • Single-tap selection: Set the device to open the selected item by tapping it once.
  • Launch Explore by touch tutorial: View the tutorial about using the Explore by touch feature.
  • Manage gestures: Assign actions to perform using finger gestures. Refer to "Configure Finger Gesture Settings."
  • Manage customised labels: View the labels you added.
  • Resume from suspend: Select a method to resume voice feedback.
  • Developer settings: Set options for app development.

Using the device with the screen turned off

  • Set the device to turn the screen off at all times to keep the content on your screen private. The screen does not turn on when you press external buttons or tap the screen. Also, currently-activated features do not turn off.
  • On the Apps screen, tap Settings > Device > Accessibility > Vision, and then tick Dark screen. You can activate or deactivate this feature by pressing the Power button twice.

Using the rapid key input feature

  • Set the device to enter a character when you release your finger from the character on the keyboard. You can use this feature to enter characters instead of releasing your finger and double-tapping on the screen.
  • On the Apps screen, tap Settings > Device > Accessibility > Vision, and then tick Rapid key input.

Reading passwords aloud

  • Set the device to read the password aloud when you enter the password while TalkBack is activated. Use this feature to make sure that you are entering the right password.
  • On the Apps screen, tap Settings > Device > Accessibility > Vision, and then tick Speak passwords.

Note

This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tab S's; including Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

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