Under normal circumstances a swipe will cause controls in the Android UI to scroll. Such as swiping the home screen will get to the next screen. Swiping a list will scroll the list. The swiping functionality is disabled when text-to-speech is on.

My particular situation is that I'm trying to turn off text-to-speech. However to do this, I need to scroll through the settings page to get to the Accessibility settings. But I don't know how to scroll!

So the question is: how can one scroll through screens and lists in the Android UI when text-to-speech is enabled? or more succinctly, how to turn off text to speech in Android?


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

protected by Community Jul 8 '17 at 18:25

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