Turn on Chromebook accessibility features

Last Updated: 3/18/2020 2:13 PM

You can make your Chromebook easier to use by turning on accessibility features that work best for your needs.

Tap here to see an interactive tutorial

Step 1: Find accessibility features

  1. At the bottom right, select the time. Or press Alt + Shift + s.
  2. Select Settings .
  3. At the bottom, select Advanced.
  4. In the "Accessibility" section, select Manage accessibility features.
    • Optional: To have quick access to accessibility features, turn on Always show accessibility features system menu.

Step 2: Turn on a feature

Choose the accessibility features you'd like to use:

Type text with your voice

You can speak to enter text in most places where you usually type. You can even add common punctuation marks by saying "comma," "period," "question mark," "exclamation mark," or "exclamation point."

  1. At the bottom right, select the time. Or press Alt + Shift + s.
  2. Select Settings .
  3. At the bottom, select Advanced.
  4. In the "Accessibility" section, select Manage accessibility features.
  5. Under "Keyboard and text input," turn on Enable dictation (speak to type).
  6. Tap or select where you want to type.
  7. Select Speak , or press Search + d.
  8. Say what you want to type.