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Android is the open-platform operating system in phones,
tablets, and smart devices offering a range of custom
tools to meet your needs.
Cognitive, Hearing, Mobility, Speech, Vision,
Android developers can test the accessibility of
their apps and receive suggestions to improve them.
Simplify and perform everyday tasks with a single
tap, with customized widgets on your Android home
Assistant Voice Typing
Use your voice to dictate text with Assistant voice
Turn Android's front-facing camera into a switch
and navigate your phone with eye movements and
Automatically caption speech from phone calls,
videos, and other media, without Wi-Fi or cell phone
Get real-time speech-to-text transcriptions for over
70 languages and dialects.
Use your camera to gain information about your
surroundings and identify what’s nearby.
The Android beta app provides tools for easier
communication for those with nonstandard speech.
Boost sound, filter background noise, and fine-tune
the sounds around you to make it easier to hear what
you care about.
Get phone alerts for specific sounds, such as a
beeping smoke alarm, crying baby, or ringing
Connect an external switch or keyboard to your
Android device, instead of interacting directly with
your device’s touchscreen.
Google's built-in screen reader helps you
control your Android device eyes-free.
Control your device with spoken commands — open
apps, navigate screens, type, and edit text
Chrome is Google's fast, secure, and easy-to-use web
AI Image Descriptions
Get automatic descriptions of unlabeled images or
Change the size of text, images, and videos for one
or all webpages.
Adjust the color in webpages and improve color
High Contrast Mode
Customize and invert the color scheme on webpages
for easier browsing.
Browse webpage text using your arrow keys.
Use keyboard combinations to expedite common
operations on a webpage as an alternative to a
Get automatic captions for any media you play in the
Open long descriptions for complex images, charts,
Screen Reader Compatibility
Chrome is compatible with many screen readers and
magnifiers that offer synthesized text-to-speech or
a refreshable braille display.
Get spoken feedback to navigate your Chrome browser
Chromebooks are laptops and tablets powered by Chrome OS.
Set your cursor to automatically click after it
stops moving for a certain amount of time.
Braille Device Compatibility
You can use most refreshable braille displays with
Magnify your browser window while tabs and icons
stay the same size.
Built-in Screen Reader
Chromebooks’ built-in screen reader, ChromeVox,
enables people with visual impairments to use Chrome
Unique keys on your Chromebook keyboard allow you to
quickly access actions with the tap of a button.
Customize Caption Styles
Easily adjust closed caption size, color, and
Enter text into any field using your voice.
Display Size Customization
Enlarge all on-screen text and visuals, and easily
revert back if necessary.
Font Size Customization
Adjust font sizing while leaving other aspects of
the display at their default size.
Customize and invert the color scheme to make
on-screen content easier to read, and reduce the
effects of screen glare to make work more
Large Mouse Cursor
Enlarge the mouse cursor so it’s easier to see.
Play the same sound through both speakers so you
don’t miss content.
Use the on-screen keyboard to type or handwrite
text, or add images to files, documents, and emails.
Physical Keyboard Settings
Customize how Chromebook's physical keyboard
responds to touch.
Magnify your entire Chromebook screen or selected
Hear specific words, parts of a page, or entire
pages read aloud.
Connect an external switch or keyboard as an
alternative input method for your Chromebook.
Customize voice, speech rate, pitch, volume and
Customize touchpad settings to enable automatic
clicks, tap dragging, or tap-to-click functionality.
Google Classroom is a platform helping educators manage,
measure, and enrich learning experiences.
Compatible screen readers on students' computers
and mobile devices can help them use Google
Cloud Search is an AI-powered assistant helping users
quickly find relevant information across the Google apps.
Google Cloud Search works with screen readers so you
can navigate your search results and assist cards.
Gboard is the keyboard from Google packed with features to
make typing effortless.
Write in Morse code on your phone or tablet.
Morse Typing Trainer
Learn Morse code with this fun and easy experiment
Type with your voice on your mobile device.
Gmail is the free email service provided by Google.
Gmail Buttons to Text
Change the icon buttons on Gmail’s toolbar for more
accessibility with screen readers.
Turn on and use Gmail’s keyboard shortcuts to
navigate your inbox and messages, format text, and
complete actions like archiving and deleting.
Experience Gmail with a desktop screen reader.
Use Google’s built-in screen reader, included on
Android devices, to experience Gmail hands-free.
Google Assistant is the AI-powered assistant for mobile
and smart home devices.
Activate Assistant via Type
Activate your Google Assistant with your keyboard,
instead of your voice.
Control Smart Home Devices
Utilize your voice or the mobile app and control
smart home devices to activate lights, adjust a
smart thermostat, and more.
Cognitive, Mobility, Vision,
Customize Accessibility Settings
Customize the audio and visual settings on your
Smart Display or Smart Clock.
Ask your Google Assistant to read webpages aloud, on
your Android phone or tablet.
Google Calendar is the free time management and scheduling
service from Google.
Use keyboard shortcuts to navigate and make changes
to your calendar.
Use a compatible screen reader to create or track
events, respond to invitations, and more.
Google Chat is a messaging platform made for easy team
collaboration, available on desktop and mobile.
Use keyboard shortcuts while messaging in Google
Use a compatible screen reader to navigate Google
Google Contacts is a contact management service to
organize, review, and merge your contacts.
Use a compatible screen reader to search, select, or
edit contact information.
Google Cloud is a suite of cloud computing services,
including data management, artificial intelligence, and
Experience Google Cloud Platform with a desktop
Turn on and use Google Cloud Platform’s keyboard
shortcuts to navigate your console products and
Accessible gCloud Command Line Interface
Developers can use a more streamlined screen reader
experience on the gCloud command-line tool.
Google Docs is a free online document editor helping you
create and collaborate in real-time and from any device.
Accessibility Tips for Docs
Create more accessible documents with these helpful
tips, including alt text, high color contrast, and
Read and edit Google Docs with braille display.
Use keyboard shortcuts to navigate, format, and edit
Use screen magnification with Docs editors to make
everything bigger on your screen.
Use a compatible screen reader to edit, comment, and
Touch the screen to move the cursor and enter text —
compatible with select screen readers and browsers.
The voice typing feature uses your computer's
microphone to record what you say and convert it
Google Drawings is a free, web-based software to create
diagrams and charts.
Use a braille display to edit Google Drawings.
Use keyboard shortcuts to take quick actions in
Edit drawings using a compatible screen reader.
Google Drive is cloud storage for work and home, providing
encrypted and secure access to your files.
Caption Tracks for Video Files
Make your video content available to a larger
audience by adding captions.
Use keyboard shortcuts to navigate and take action
in Google Drive.
Use a compatible screen reader to store, edit, and
share your files.
Google Forms is a free online form and survey creator.
Use keyboard shortcuts to format, view responses,
and add collaborators in Google Forms.
Use a compatible screen reader to edit items in
Google Groups is a service providing discussion groups for
people sharing common interests.
Use keyboard shortcuts to move quickly through
Use a compatible screen reader to create or join
groups, post, and read conversations on Google
Google Home is a free app that helps you control Google
Nest, Home speakers, Chromecast, and compatible home
Google Nest Accessibility Features
Customize your Google Nest with accessibility
features, including color inversion and closed
Use your voice to activate Google Assistant
technology and control the smart devices in your
Google Maps is a free web-based and mobile app to help you
navigate and explore your world.
Find wheelchair accessibility information, including
accessible entrance, seating, restrooms, and
Find accessible transit options in Google Maps.
Use keyboard shortcuts to move around Google Maps
and learn about a place.
Use a compatible screen reader to make your Google
Maps experience more accessible.
Receive detailed audio information when you’re
navigating to your destination.
Google Meet is a secure video conferencing desktop and
mobile app that helps you connect and collaborate.
Use keyboard shortcuts to control the camera,
microphone, captions and open accessibility
View real-time subtitles as everyone speaks.
Use full-page zoom on Google Meet when you're on
The built-in screen reader helps blind and
low-vision users enjoy Google Meet.
Spoken Feedback Support Features
Listen to the text on the active screen with spoken
Cognitive, Hearing, Vision,
Google News is a comprehensive up-to-date news coverage
service, aggregated from sources all over the world.
Tone done your screen’s glare and use Google News
with a dark background.
Google Photos is a photo sharing and storage service for
your photos and videos.
Use a compatible screen reader with Google Photos.
Google Play Books is an ereader app to buy, enjoy, and
take ebooks and audiobooks offline.
Use a compatible screen reader to enjoy ebooks and
Google Play Movies & TV is an online video on demand
service to enjoy anytime, anywhere, across your devices.
Enable subtitles and increase their font size when
viewing films in Google Play Movies & TV app.
Google Search is a search engine helping you find
webpages, images, videos, and more.
Assistive Technology Navigation
Navigate the search results page with compatible
assistive technology like screen readers and
Use your voice to search, adjust settings, and more.
Google Sheet is a free service to create and collaborate
on online spreadsheets in real-time and from any device.
Turn on braille support to read and edit
Use keyboard shortcuts to navigate, format, and use
formulas in Google Sheets.
Use screen magnification to zoom in and make
Use a compatible screen reader to edit spreadsheets.
Use a compatible computer and screen reader to touch
the screen to move the cursor and enter text.
Google Sites is a free website building tool.
Use keyboard shortcuts to edit and optimize tasks on
Use a compatible screen reader to create and edit
Google Slides is a free web-based presentation program to
create, present, and collaborate in real-time and from any
Turn on braille support to edit presentations in
Use keyboard shortcuts in Google Slides to navigate,
format, and edit.
Present with Captions
Turn on automatic captions to display the
speaker's words in real-time.
Use screen magnification in Google Slides to zoom in
to make everything bigger.
Use a compatible screen reader to edit presentations
in Google Slides.
Touch Input with a Screen Reader
Voice Commands & Typing
Use your voice to edit and format your presentation.
Google TV is a streaming platform that combines content
from multiple streaming channels into one searchable
Turn on closed captions to make your Google TV
device more accessible.
Speak to your Google Assistant through your Google
Cognitive, Hearing, Mobility, Vision,
Enable TalkBack, the built-in screen reader on your
Turn on Switch Access to use a switch and make a
selection of the items on your screen.
YouTube is an online video sharing and social media
Turn captions on while viewing eligible videos on
Use a compatible screen reader to enjoy the YouTube
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