Google has recently announced a number of exciting updates for TalkBack, the native screen reader for Android smartphones. A startup wizard, which appears when the Android Accessibility Suite in the Google Play Store is updated, will guide users through these new features. This major accessibility update includes:
As an educator, my favorite updates are the new editing gestures and keyboard commands!
TalkBack 14.0 Editing Gestures table:
Download an accessible version of the TalkBack 14.0 Editing Gestures here.
TalkBack 14.0 Editing braille display commands table:
Download an accessible version of the TalkBack 14.0 Editing Braille Display Commands here.
Looking for activities to practice TalkBack editing skills? While these posts include VoiceOver instructions, the same activities can be completed using the TalkBack commands listed above.
By Diane Brauner
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