How to enable Android Oreo accessibility shortcuts

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Want to quickly enable Android Oreo accessibility shortcuts? You’ll turn on accessibility shortcuts in android 8.1 & 8.1 Oreo under accessibility settings. In android Oreo accessibility settings, you can see talkback, select to speak, switch access, text-to-speech output, magnification and more sections.

When the Oreo accessibility shortcut feature is on, just press both volume buttons for 3 seconds to start an accessibility feature in your android devices. Also turn off talkback in your android Oreo using this setting. Follow below given step by step process to enable Android Oreo accessibility shortcuts.

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How to enable Android Oreo accessibility shortcuts

You’ll turn on/turn off the accessibility shortcut using below settings in your android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1 devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Nexus 6P/5X and more.

Step 1: Go to settings in your Oreo devices

Step 2: Tap on Accessibility

Android Oreo volume key shortcut

Step 3: Tap on Volume key shortcut

Disable accessibility shortcuts in android Oreo

By default disable this in your android Oreo devices.

Enable Android Oreo accessibility shortcuts

Step 4: Turn on toggle button of volume key shortcut

Now you’ll see talkback, select to speak and switch access options.

How to enable Android Oreo accessibility shortcuts

Talkback: Speak items on screen. It will describe what you touch, select and activate.

Select to speak: Hear selected text. Just select specific items on your device screen to hear them read aloud.

Switch access: Control device with switches. You’ll control your android phone and tablet using one or more switches to select scroll, items, enter text and more.

Step 5: Choose from above given three shortcuts services

Android Oreo talkback feature

Step 6: Tap on OK

Now you can use accessibility shortcut feature in your android Oreo devices. Also enable allow from lock screen option to use shortcut service. After enable this feature, you’ll quickly enable or access accessibility feature in Oreo to press both volume keys for 3 seconds. You can see below given screen in your device.

You’ll change accessibility feature settings, use shortcut and turn off shortcut in your android Oreo devices.

How to change Oreo’s accessibility shortcut services

Make sure enable accessibility shortcut in Oreo, after you’ll change accessibility shortcut services in your android Oreo, Nougat, marshmallow and other devices.

Settings > Accessibility > volume key shortcuts > shortcut services > choose from options

And that’s it. Did you find above tutorial helpful to enable Android Oreo accessibility shortcuts? Do you have any android Oreo tips want to share with us? If you have any question, comment below section.

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