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I accidentally turned on talk back in the Accessibility menu. When I turned it on I got some kind of walk through on how to use it. I couldn't cancel it. So I turned off my phone.

When I turned it back on again it took me 15 minuts to unlock my phone. Apparently I had to touch a button to give it focus and then double tap it to click it.

Now my question is: how do I turn this off? I can't reach the settings because I have don't know how to access a drop down and I can't scroll through all my apps.

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I got the solution! Somehow I could get into the settings menu by turning aeroplane mode on and starting Google Maps (which is on my home screen). Google Maps then sends you to settings. In there I can scroll using three fingers.

ps: I feel stupid :)

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Don't forget to accept your own answer later. :) –  geffchang Jan 29 '13 at 15:34
Will do after the 2 days –  Klaasvaak Jan 29 '13 at 16:00

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