TalkBack

TalkBack

 

Description

TalkBack is an Accessibility Service that helps blind and vision-impaired users interact with their devices more easily.
This application add spoken, audible, and vibration feedback to your device. It is a system application that was pre-installed on most device and is updated when the accessibility service is improved.
This app is only activated if you explicitly turn on Accessibility.
Steps to activate Accessibility:
1. Go to Settings
2. Select Accessibility
3. (Android 3.2 and earlier) Enable Accessibility checkbox
4. Enable TalkBack checkboxes
5. (Android 4.0 and later) Enable explore-by-touch

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What’s New

What’s in this version:

-On all Android versions:

*New auditory icons
*Option to duck application audio while speaking
*Unlabeled items are numerically labeled
-Android 4.1 and above:
*Continuous reading moved to the global context menu.
*”Quick Navigation” within that menu allows for navigation by a circular menu.
*Local context menu, for easier navigation of some items
*Structured browsing of web content in the local context menu
*Experimental “Single tap selection” and “Shake to read” options

Permissions

This application has access to the following:

  • Phone calls
    read phone status and identity
    Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active and the remote number connected by a call.
  • Storage
    modify or delete the contents of your USB storage modify or delete the contents of your SD card
    Allows the app to write to the USB storage. Allows the app to write to the SD card.
  • System tools
    draw over other apps
    Allows the app to draw on top of other applications or parts of the user interface. They may interfere with your use of the interface in any application, or change what you think you are seeing in other applications.
    prevent tablet from sleeping prevent phone from sleeping
    Allows the app to prevent the tablet from going to sleep. Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
  • Hardware controls
    control vibration
    Allows the app to control the vibrator.
  • Default
    test access to protected storage test access to protected storage
    Allows the app to test a permission for USB storage that will be available on future devices. Allows the app to test a permission for the SD card that will be available on future devices.

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Version: Varies with device
Size: 1.5M

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