How To Use Guided Accessibility - iPad Air

How To Use Guided Accessibility - iPad Air
How To Use Guided Accessibility - iPad Air

Learn how to use guided accessibility on your iPad Air. Guided Access helps someone using iPad to stay focused on a task. Guided Access limits iPad to a single app, and lets you control which app features are available. Use Guided Access to:

  • Temporarily restrict iPad to a particular app

  • Disable areas of the screen that arent relevant to a task, or areas where an accidental gesture might cause a distraction

  • Disable the iPad hardware buttons

Use Guided Access. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Guided Access, where you can:

  • Turn Guided Access on or off

  • Set a passcode that controls the use of Guided Access and prevents someone from leaving an active session

  • Set whether other accessibility shortcuts are available during a session

  • Start a Guided Access session. Open the app you want to run, then triple-click the Home button. Adjust settings for the session, then click Start.

  • Disable app controls and areas of the app screen: Circle any part of the screen you want to disable. Use the handles to adjust the area.

  • Enable the Sleep/Wake or Volume buttons: Tap Options below Hardware Buttons.

  • Ignore all screen touches: Turn off Touch.

  • Keep iPad from switching from portrait to landscape or from responding to any other motions: Turn off Motion.

  • End a Guided Access session.

  • Triple-click the Home button and enter the Guided Access passcode.

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