Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020
Turn on Accessibility shortcut on your iPhone or iPad. Access almost Accessibility features from Apple iPhone or Apple iPad home button or Side button/Home button [Tripple click Button]. But some changes are in Zoom, Magnifier, Change Display &Text Size, Motion, Spoken Content, Audio Descriptions, Inside the Touch Option Find out the Setup for Assistive Touch, Reachability, 3D Touch, Touch Accommodations, Tap to Wake Shake to Undo, Vibration, Call Audio Routing, Face ID and Attention, Switch Control, Voice Control, Side Button, Apple TV remote, Keyboards, Guided Access, Siri, Accessibility Shortcut. So all the Settings are changed now in iOS 13, iPadOS 13 and that’s why This is Arduous to find Accessibility setting for iOS 12 Users.
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Accessibility functions on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that you can easily access using triple click home button on iPhone, but for that, you’ve to do enable/ Turn On accessibility shortcut on your iPhone or iPad. Get tips on how to adjust triple click home button shortcut of accessibility or, turn on accessibility shortcut on iPhone from the below.
The virtual Home button is great Amenities for Apple iOS device, Once we activate Assistive touch [On-Screen Home Button] toggle under the Accessibility settings. we can use it on Home button iPhone, iPad and also on No Home button iPhone & iPad as well.
Where is Accessibility Settings in iOS and iPadOS?
Accessibility setting missing or left! is it true?
No, it’s Moved from General to Settings.
Apple is making Perpetual changes in settings since iOS 8, This time Apple updated ScreenTime more convenient and secure with Conditional Call Forwarding.
This time Apple made some modification is the settings app so it’s getting trouble to find some Accessibility settings and some of the settings like Keyboard, Display, Text Size, Auto-Brightness are moved under the Accessibility.
iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 User look in to the Settings app > Accessibility.
iOS 12 & Earlier iOS users look into the Settings App > General > Accessibility.
How we can use All Accessibility Feature on iPhone and iPad?
Voice Over: Voice Over will guide you what happens on the Device with voice. Also, Easily navigate on your Device screen and Supported app like Message app. Also, you can control other Apple devices like Apple Watch, Mac, Apple TV.
Zoom: Most of the people believe this feature is inimical, Becuase people are forgetting what to do after screen showing bigger and bigger lock screen and all. This Feature Enlarge your iPhone, iPad screen. Once we enable Zoom, we can activate any screen using Double Tap Three Finger on Screen and Deactivate using the same. Your iOS device might be locked or unlocked.
Display & Text Size: First option is Bold Text for making all the text on screen bold that’s easy to read after that. Larger Text, Make text six times larger than the default. Other settings for Buttons is also where we can make changes in Button appearance. Smart invert and Classic invert are also great options. And the most important is the Auto-Brightness settings.
Motion: Here are the settings for Reduce motion on iPhone and iPad screen for Close app or Preview the app’s icon. More options under the motion: Auto-Play Message Effects is exquisite options iMessage Bubble and Balloon effects when open iMessage and Auto-Play Video Previews, This Option allow to app store play video automatically when you interact on the app page.
Touch: New Touch section associations the all-touch settings like AssistiveTouch, Reachability, 3D Touch, Touch Accommodations, Tap to Wake, Shake to Undo.Vibration and Call Audio Routing.
Point Your Bluetooth Keyboard, Mouse on iOS and iPadOS
Assistive touch is not a just Virtual button, Now we can do more and use as a cursor of a paired mouse. Before Starting, I clarify that third-party Bluetooth keyboard and Mouse is supporting to iOS and iPadOS. To Setup or Connect Bluetooth Mouse Go to the Settings of your iOS device. Also, Be prepared with enough charge on a mouse.
1. Go to the Settings app on iPhone, iPad.
2. Scroll to Accessibility.
3. In the Accessibility settings, Find the New options “Touch“.
4. Now the First option is Assistive Touch. Tap on it. and Scroll to Pointing device. Here you can find and pair with Bluetooth devices name. Wait for scanning time, Tap on Device name and pair it easily.
- Keep Bluetooth Accessories near as possible.
- Turn on Bluetooth under the settings
- Are you stuck on Searching… loading or Spinning wheel? Restart your Bluetooth Mouse or Keyboard. also check that ut’s paired already with another device.
Bluetooth Mouse and Bluetooth keyboard first-time setup process are quite intricate. Once you setup it’s easy to repair and start quickly after unlocking the device. here you can also pair bluetooth trackpad as a mouse.
Once Bluetooth mouse or Keyboard connected with iOS or iPadOS device, Message will appear on the screen like that: Press one of your mouse’s buttons to your first action.
Now Choose Button 1’s action, You can assign more 2 or more action for one mouse button. Select Single Tap option. Now, You can assign the Second Action for Another mouse button.
Customize Mouse Pointer Size and Color: Change Curson Appearance
Go to the Settings app > Accessibility > Touch > Assistive Touch > Cursor > Here’s Large color toggles and Color tab.
Also, Find the Quick Preview of Cursor appearance that will show on iOS and iPadOS Screen.
Accessibility settings for Call Audio Routing, Auto Answer call
Call Audio Routing For Phone call or FaceTime Audio: Quickly divert your talk on the chosen call routing device. Automatic option will divert all calls to Headphone if it’s connected otherwise it will be on iPhone speaker. Other Two option is Fixed, you will talk only on Bluetooth headphone or Speaker if it’s selected here.
Auto-Answer Call: The Duration of time to wait until the call is Auto-Answered.
Vibration, Tap to Wake and Shake to Undo Mange under the Accessibility
All Vibration completely off on iPhone and iPad, This option will completely turn off/Turn on Vibration for incoming
Enable Tap to Wake screen on iOS and iPadOS, Quickly Wakeup your Screen on touch finger on iPhone, iPad screen. At a Glance, Watch Recent notifications, Date & Time, Battery Status.
Shake to Undo: Now Your iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 support Three Finger Gesture to Copy and past content between apps or in the same app.
Face ID & Attention: Uphold Face ID functionality
This setting will improve Scanning accuracy for unlocking your iPhone, iPad using Face ID and Verify Face ID on App Download or Purchase, Apple Pay Verify, Supported Third-Party App lock. If we feel my Face ID not working properly you should enable these options,
Go to the Settings app > Accessibility > Face ID & Attention.
Magnify Voice Access with Voice control after Siri
Voice control is an alternative of Siri command, You can do anything with Voice control when Siri is not activated or turned off under the settings.
Go to the Settings > Accessibility > Voice Control > Enable Voice Control Toggle. next settings are Choose yours prefer Languagge that easy to speak. Also, Create New command or Customize for you. Next is Add Vocabulary, More settings are there.
People keep Voice control access on the Side button. Set Voice control for Side button. and Get Response when you press and hold the side button or Connected Bluetooth device button. Next point is Side button settings. Follow it.
Customize Side Button Control
Side Button customization on iPhone and iPad Commence with the Speed control, How fast you press the side button for Authorize App Store app and Wake up apple pay.
Go to the Settings app > Accessibility > Side Button. First Section is Click speed, I recommend to set it Default.
Next Section is for Press and hold to speak,
Directly access Siri and Voice control using Side button even your iPhone/iPad is locked or unlocked. Press and Hold on the side button of iOS device to wake up Either Siri or Voice control that you set over here.
This settings also carry bluetooth headphone, Use the button on Headphone to wake up Sir or Voice control in place of the side button. Airpods users can learn important tap to control the paired phone.
Remove Double click the Side button to make Purchases, Enable Use passcode for Payments. After that Apple Device will ask you to enter passcode instead of double tap the side button to download the app from the app store.
How it will work with Bluetooth keyboard and Mouse? Key Guide
New iOS 13 and iPadOS support Bluetooth keyboard,
Connect External Bluetooth keyboard with the iOS device and use a preset command to move Next item, the Previous item, Activate, Enter or exit container, Go to the home screen, App Switcher, Control center, Notification center Keyboard Shortcuts.
Go to the Settings app > Accessibility > Keyboard > Full Keyboard Access > Enable Toggle. Also, You can change the default command, Just tap on it and Record your Own command from keyboard keys.
Enable/Disable Auto-Hide Focus Ring for Keyboard
Enable Auto Hide Focus ring after your time limit. Enter the digit in seconds. and Go back to save the changes.
Another Keyboard Settings are Key Repeat, Sticky Keys, Slow Keys, and Show Lowercase keys. Lowercase keys affect keyboards that use the shift key to switch between uppercase and lowercase letters.
Important Audio Settings for Call & Speakers in iOS 13 & iPadOS
- Your Apple Device sound conflicting between Left and right speaker. Enable mono Audio toggle.
- Enable Noise cancellation clear sound quality on phone call or FaceTime audio when we are holding the receiver to your ear.
Audio Balance now moved under the Accessibility’s Sections Audio/Visual. Adjust the audio volume balance between left and right channels. This Audio balance also effects on any connected Bluetooth headphone, Speaker or Airpods.
Enable/Disable LED Flash For Alerts
For all incoming Call, notification enables Back Led Notification. Go to the Settings > Accessibility > Audio/Visual > Enable toggle LED Flash for Alerts. Now Each Incoming Notification flashing the back LED. So it’s easy to alert you in the night, Party Function or inside Pocket and Bag.
Interaction Section – Switch control, Reachability is new for iPhone 6 and 6+ only.
An alternate way to turn on Accessibility shortcut features using iTunes. Let’s check here how to manage or turn on Accessibility shortcut using iTunes.
Disable or Turn off Accessibility shortcut on iPhone, iPad
Go on, Settings app >> Accessibility >> Turn Accessibility Shortcut Off
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