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TV Accessibility

TV Accessibility


Voice Guide

Voice Guide enables the television to read on-screen text back to you and provides verbal feedback about the selected volume, current channel and programme information. It also reads aloud all the text displayed in the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Voice Guide works for every menu on the TV, you can also adjust the pitch and tone of the Voice Guide to suit your preferences.

QLED TV front view Voice Guide

Audio Description

Audio Description (AD) is a service provided by many UK television programmes, whereby an additional audio track is broadcast which provides a verbal description of the scene to aid understanding.

QLED TV front view Audio Description

High Contrast

High Contrast mode configures the TV to display all menus with an opaque black background and a white or yellow font. This provides you with maximum contrast and visibility of the text, and is extremely useful if you have any form of visual impairment.

QLED TV front view High Contrast


Enlarge enables you to see important elements on the screen with a larger, or zoomed-in, effect.

QLED TV front view Enlarge

Learn Remote

Learn Remote Control is a new feature whereby the TV enters a teaching mode to help you get the most from your viewing experience. In this mode the TV assists you by telling you, each time you press a button on the remote control, what that button does. Through this feature visually impaired or blind users can quickly learn the location and operation of the buttons on their remote control without affecting normal TV operation.

QLED TV front view Learn Remote Control

Learn Menu Screen

Learn the menus on the TV screen. Once enabled, your TV will tell you the structure and features of the menus you select.

QLED TV front view Learn Menu Screen


You can change the colour of the TV screen to a black and white tone to sharpen blurred edges caused by colours.

QLED TV front view Grayscale

Color Inversion

You can invert the colours of the text and background displayed on the TV screen to make it easier to read them.

QLED TV front view Color Inversion

See Colors

SeeColors app - making it possible for color vision deficient people to see a full spectrum of colors on Samsung QLED TV screens.

QLED TV front view See Colors


Multi-output Audio

Multi-output Audio gives you the flexibility to configure the television audio output when Bluetooth headphones are connected to the TV. You can choose to have audio directed to multiple devices with independent volume control. If one member of your family has hearing difficulties and needs to listen through their own headphones, Multi-output Audio facilitates this without automatically disabling the audio from the TV speakers.

QLED TV front view Multi-output Audio


Subtitles are provided for almost all UK TV programmes. Dialogue is visually displayed as text on the TV screen.

Broadcast programming may vary by region.
Availability of subtitle services may vary according to broadcasting company circumstances.

QLED TV front view Subtitle

Broadcast programming may vary by region.
Availability of subtitle services may vary according to broadcasting company circumstances.

Sign Language Zoom

Sign Language Zoom automatically recognizes and enlarges the sign language area for the hearing-impaired. You can specify a sign language area and adjust the magnification. Visually impaired viewers can also use this function to zoom in on a specific area.

A live news broadcast is being played on a TV. The news broadcast is being translated  by a sign language interpreter. The on-screen interpreter window has been automatically enlarged so the interpreter can be seen more clearly for viewers.

Physical Disabilities

Remote Button Repeat Settings

Press and hold one button on the remote control to perform a continuous operation and lower the speed. This is useful for slowing down the continuous operation of channel/volume, or for slowing down the movement of items in a horizontal or vertical list.

The Remote Button Repeat Settings window is open on a simulated TV display playing a TV show. Slow Button Repeat may be toggled on or off through the menu. Repeat intervals can be adjusted in the sub menu.


Accessibility Shortcuts

Accessibility Shortcuts is an easy, one-touch route to an on-screen menu which allows you to view or adjust the status of the TV’s Accessibility features. You can activate most TV accessibility features by pressing and holding the <VOLUME> or <MUTE> on the Smart Remote or from the Accessibility Menu within System Settings.

 QLED TV front view Accessibility Shortcuts