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Accessibility is a category of features which are usually used to assist people who are in some way disabled. For example people who cannot see well can turn on Magnification Gesture to triple tap the screen and it will zoom in on whatever screen you are on. Also it can reverse the dark and light colors to help them see and read text better. Also, there are ...


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You haven't mentioned you Vizio Table version, but assuming that it is Vizio 8 (VTAB1008), I've contacted their support team, through the Live Chat: Conversation log: Evan: Thank you for contacting VIZIO Live Chat, the home of Entertainment Freedom for All. This is Evan in South Dakota. Have you ever contacted us before? Salustiano Silva: Nope! ...


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Some keyboards like Swiftkey have the option to place arrow keys on the keyboard, which will then allow for scrolling on web pages and such. They also have a free one month trial if you want to try it before you spend money :)


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This may be the best resource for answering your question: http://eyes-free.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/documentation/android_access/phones.html


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T-coil is a function of the phone hardware. It requires the speaker to be rigged in a specific manner to allow it to inductively couple with the coil in the hearing aid, though there exist telecoil adapters such as the Music Link for devices without such support. You can often find listings of what devices offer what kind and level of support for hearing ...


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All phones ever since 1.6 have been accessible. However 2.0 and later (and especially 2.2) are much better at it. I think you'll be safe with any phone 2.0 or later (which is almost all of them now-a-days).


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You need to install apps that are classified as "Accessibility Apps". The most used ones are part of the Eyes-Free suite (Talkback, Kickback, Soundback, Accessibility Preferences, Eyes-Free Shell, Talking Dialer, Rock Lock, Walky Talky, Intersection Explorer), plus several useful 3rd party apps such as IDEAL Web Reader, IDEAL Magnifier, and K9 Mail. More ...


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I have a Targus bluetooth keypad that I can connect to my Tablet/Phone and use it as a number pad. It has a Num Lock switch so it can also be used to input up/down/right/left and PageUp/PageDown. It however depends on your device if your onscreen keyboard vanishes when you connect to a bluetooth device or not (my ICS CyanogenMod9 does hide the onscreen ...


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A bit late I know, but I've just been having a similar problem with a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. This is how I got rid of it. I tried other ways, but found that if I turned the phone on and off again, the speech would come alive again. This was the only way I could kill it off for good. Go to Settings -> Accessibility -> Text to Speech and there will be ...


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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.


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The app has multiple input modes. In the default, tapping the display moves and clicks the mouse. In another mode, the display acts like a trackpad, so dragging along the screen causes the mouse to move accordingly on the remote system. See the "input modes" sections of the documentation for details. You can change the input mode from the app menu without ...


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After more searching, I found SubtitlePlayer in the Google Play Store. It seems to work adequately for what I need, but because its name is two words jammed together, doesn't show up when you search for "Subtitle" in the market. Also, the page says it needs 'Unicode' subtitles; after a few tries, I got it to work correctly with UTF-8 encoding, without a ...


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Since Android 5.0 Lollipop, the feature is built-in as one of accessibility options. Open Settings Select Accessibility Below Display section, toggle Color inversion. After toggling it for the first time, the "Invert colors" toggle will be added to the quick settings menu.


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It's not a built-in feature on Nexus devices, but Samsung devices have this in the accessibility settings. Inverting all colours isn't much use, as some apps have light text on a dark background, and some apps have dark text on a light background. Making text easier to read is better achieved by increasing the text size, which is an option on all Android ...


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I've never seen this option built-in, but there are several apps/widgets on the Playstore offering a "quick boot" as well. The term is a little misleading, as it's usually not a boot at all. For some background information, let me first refer to my answer on Can somebody explain the boot process of an Android device?. Quick-reboot usually kills everything ...


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You can't change the text size in Google Maps, because the whole map, including the labels, is retrieved from Google's servers as an image. (In fact, they're lots of small images called tiles. For this reason, using a different app that embeds Google Maps won't help at all: they're all just displaying the same tiles. If you want a map that looks different, ...


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Settings --> Display --> Font size will adjust the font from "tiny" right through "huge" on the system pages (like Settings) on the two Samsung devices I have. Tinkering with brightness and mode can also help boost contrast. If you head over to Settings -- > Accessibility --> Vision, there are additional/duplicate adjustments for magnification gestures, ...


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When text to speech is enabled, two finger swipe will swipe the screen to navigate between screens and scroll lists.


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There is a big chance you turned on TalkBack accessibility option by accident. You may want to turn off to fix this "issue". Enable or disable accessibility services. From the Home screen, touch Applications > Settings > Accessibility . Touch Accessibility to toggle a checkmark. Touch TalkBack to toggle a checkmark. When enabled, recites ...


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You can do it with Xposed with One-Hand Mode module Premium (1$). I use it with tasker, so that a short shake activates the One-Hand mode toggle, and moves the screen 700 pixels down.


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Actually, here is a research paper doing it on android before Apple implemented it, but better ;-) Go to minute 1:05 Backpat: improving one-handed touchscreen operatiā€¦: http://youtu.be/6obUW7uhWOk Not that the platform matters, though. It's a usability feature for a form factor after all.


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Yes you can do that. Firstly enable the The developer mode by tapping the build number in About Phone Then go in developer options and then check force RTL layout


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You'd have to use a custom ROM to do this, because the layout direction is a fixed part of the locale information, not a user-visible setting. Even if you could, you'd find that most apps wouldn't change. It takes development and testing time to make Android layouts bidirectional, and the support wasn't added to Android until Jelly Bean, so apps tend to only ...


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Found a solution that worked for me. From this page: Go to Settings> Application Manager> All> Google Text To Speech Engine Instead of disabling it entirely, hit "Clear Data" Note: This solution may or may not be permanent (I have a feeling when I next actually use a feature with Voice, it will re-enable), but it's easily repeatable at need. It's ...


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It might be a power button issue. when you take the battery out, and put it back in does the phone automatically turn on by itself? or do you have to press the power button to do that? You should turn it back on with the power button, if it turns back on automatically then it means your power button has gotten stuck. What I did was hold it and kept pressing ...


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If you are using an Android device , you may check my app "Smart Scroll Tools" , which brings the possibility to start scrolling by a simple click (stylus) on a button; the scrolling continues until you touch (stylus) the screen again, and all directions are supported. Once you install the app , this feature will be available as a system-wide functionality. ...


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In this post, it says to: double tap and scroll with two fingers. Let us know if it works.


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What you're looking for is an overlay with buttons to do the job, from what I can find here, is this, over on XDA. Button Key Saviour. (One Caveat Emptor - you need root - but that's XDA for you) If this does not do the job for you - please do let me know and I can program up an app that will show the page up/page down keys. So feel free to contact me ...


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You can make text larger by going to the Settings app and clicking on Display and then Font size. Unfortunately, not all developers test their apps with different font size settings, so you may find some apps look bad or have their buttons in the wrong place. If you find an app like this you should always complain to the developer. Newer Android devices ...


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You could try using LCD Density Changer to decrease the density (effectively increase the size of everything on-screen). This will probably result in the bottom and right side of screens being cut off, however. There are also (limited) accessibility options in Settings -> Accessibility. I think it might be limited to a screen reader. If the problem is ...



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