smartphone running Android The operating system comes with several accessibility features. Their main objective is to help people with visual, hearing and speech disabilities in a better way. the access interact with their smartphone and their device. However, these features can be helpful for anyone in mundane situations such as when a user is driving or busy with work and cannot be present on their phone.
These include a screen reader, interaction tools such as . Are included voice access, Switch Access, Action Block and more.
Android smartphones offer a screen reader
TalkBack is an Android phone screen reader. With the TalkBack feature, users can interact with their devices using touch and spoken feedback. It describes your actions and tells you about alerts and notifications.
It also has a Select to Speak feature that allows you to schedule spoken feedback on only certain items. To use this feature, select items on the screen so that they can be read or described, or point the camera at something in the real world.
look outside sound access, switch access and other interactive controls
Android accessibility tools also offer interaction controls to their users. These include voice access, switch access, action blocks, and more. The Lookout feature is intended to assist people who are blind or have low vision. It uses computer vision to inform the user about his environment. Whereas voice access allows one to control their device with spoken commands. This enables using your voice to open apps, navigate and text hands-free.
The Switch Access feature lets you interact with your Android device using one or more Switches instead of the touchscreen. One can use the switch or keyboard to control the phone.
Action Block Tool makes routine tasks easy with customizable buttons on the Android home screen. Take Action aka Accessibility Timeout allows one to choose how long to show you messages that ask you to take action, but are only visible temporarily.
Audio and on-screen text
Android smartphone users can choose caption preferences such as language, text, and style for their device. Live Caption automatically captions the speech on the phone. Users can also use Live Transcribe to capture speech and sound and view them as text on their screen. Whereas sound notifications help someone to know what is happening in their home, such as when a smoke alarm or doorbell rings.
Another feature given by Google Real-time text (RTT) with Android OS. This allows one to use text to communicate during a phone call.