How to Enable TalkBack Mode on a Samsung Galaxy On5


Your Samsung Galaxy On5 has a feature called TalkBack that you can enable to have your phone read back the information that is on your screen. This can be helpful if you have difficulty reading your screen, but still need to be able to use your device.

The guide below will show you how to find and enable the TalkBack setting on your Android device so that you can activate the screen reading that can allow you to use your Galaxy On5 as needed.

 

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The steps below were performed on a Samsung Galaxy On5 running the Android Marshmallow operating system. Once you have activated TalkBack mode using the steps below, the way that you interact with your phone will change a bit. There is a tutorial immediately following the TalkBack activation that provides a lot of helpful information.

Step 1: Open the Apps folder.

open the apps folder

Step 2: Select the Settings option.

open the settings menu

 

 

Step 3: Scroll down and tap the Accessibility option.

select the accessibility option

 

 

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the menu and touch the TalkBack option.

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Step 5: Tap the button to the right of Off to turn on the TalkBack feature.

turn on talkback for samsung galaxy

 

 

Step 6: Tap the OK button to give TalkBack the permissions that it requires.

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Step 7: Touch the OK button again to turn off the features on your device that are incompatible with TalkBack.

enable screen reading on android samasung galaxy on5

 

 

Complete the TalkBack tutorial to see how to use this feature.

how to enable talkback on the galaxy on5

 

While this is not required, it is definitely beneficial, as using your phone when TalkBack is turned on can be frustrating if you don’t know what to do. For example, you will need to use two fingers to scroll the screen. This is particularly important when you want to go back and turn Talkback off, as the menu option is below the bottom of the screen.

 

Would you like to be able to take pictures of your Android phone’s screen? Learn how to take screenshots on Android that let you show others what your currently see on your phone’s screen.

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