How to turn on talkback on android Oreo

Talkback feature can be helpful for people who are blind or have low vision. By default turned off talkback on android Oreo 8.0, 8.1 and upcoming android P 9.0 devices. When enable talkback on android Oreo 8.1, it provides spoken feedback so that you can use your device without looking at the screen. Let see how to turn on talkback on android Oreo 8.1 using accessibility settings.

There are several talkback settings available in your android Oreo devices such as text to speech settings, verbosity, proximity sensor, speak passwords, audio docking, Gestures, keyboard shortcuts, developer settings and more. Follow below given step by step complete process to turn on talkback on android Oreo 8.1 and 9.0 such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL.

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How to turn on talkback on android Oreo 8.1 and android 9.0

First of all let see how to navigate using talkback in android P 9.0 and Oreo devices.

  • Swipe right or left to move between items
  • Double-tap to activate an item
  • Drag two fingers to scroll

How to turn off talkback in android Oreo 8.0, 8.1, 9.0

  • Tap the switch. You’ll see green outline. Double-tap the switch
  • On the conformation message, tap OK. Then double tap OK.

You can turning talkback on android Oreo 8.0 and 8.1 using below given settings.

Step 1: Swipe down notification panel and tap Settings gear icon

Step 2: Scroll down the page and tap Accessibility

Android Oreo talkback feature

Step 3: Tap Talkback under screen readers subheading

How to turn off talkback in android Oreo

By default disable talkback in your android Oreo 8 and android P 9.0 devices. Here you can see settings options also (Show above given screenshot).

Step 4: Turn on toggle “Use service

You can see pop-up message on screen: Use Talkback?

Turning talkback on android Oreo

Step 5: Tap OK

How to turn on talkback on android Oreo 8.1

Step 6: Now enable talkback in your android Oreo.To turn off talkback, turn off toggle “Use services”

You can see pop-up screen: Stop talkback?

Turn off talkback in android P 9.0

Step 7: Double tap OK to stop talkback in android Oreo

This android Oreo talkback feature needs to observe your actions, retrieve window content, observe text you type, control display magnification, fingerprint gestures and more.

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to turn on talkback on android Oreo 8.1 and 9.0 devices. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for latest updates.

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