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How do I turn on or off Chromebook accessibility features?
Last Updated a year ago

Turn on accessibility features

  1. Sign in to your Chromebook.
  2. Click the status area, where your account picture appears.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. In the "Accessibility" section, you can adjust the following:
    • Show accessibility options in the system menu: Adds the Accessibility menu item to your status area.
    • Show large mouse cursor: Makes the cursor bigger and easier to see.
    • Use high contrast mode: Makes text easier to read.
    • Turn on sticky keys: Holds down the ChromeVox keys so you don't have to press them first every time.
    • Turn on ChromeVox spoken feedback: Describes what is happening on the screen.
    • Turn on screen magnifier: Makes items on the screen bigger.
    • Turn on tap dragging: To move objects on the screen, tap and drag your finger.
    • Automatically click when the mouse pointer stops: Click without using your mouse.
    • Turn on on-screen keyboard: Shows a keyboard that can be clicked with a mouse (or tapped if you have a touch screen)

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