How do I enable and disable TalkBack on my Samsung Galaxy S4?

Last Update date : 2014.08.15

 

 

TalkBack is a feature to aid blind and low-vision users. It gives spoken feedback on actions, including descriptions of what has been touched, selected and activated. Follow these steps to enable or disable it.

 

Note: if TalkBack is already enabled you must double-tap the screen before you are able to scroll down.

 

1. From the Home screen touch App Icon Apps.

 

GS4 Home Screen - Apps Icon Framed

 

2. Touch GS4 Settings Icon Settings (you may need to swipe left or right to locate it first).

 

GS4 Apps Menu - Settings Icon Framed

 

3. Touch the GS4 My Device Icon My Device tab.

 

4. Scroll down to locate and touch Accessibility.

 

GS4 - Settings - Accessibility Framed 

 

5. Touch TalkBack.

 

GS4 - Accessibility - TalkBack Framed 

 

6. Touch the slider in the top-right of the screen to put it in the 'on' position (turning TalkBack on) or the 'off' position (turning TalkBack off).

 

 


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