TalkBack is an accessibility service that helps blind and vision-impaired users interact with their devices.

TalkBack adds spoken, audible, and vibration feedback to your device. TalkBack comes pre-installed on most Android devices.

For help with TalkBack, visit support.google.com/talkback/

To turn on TalkBack:
1. Go to Settings
2. Select Accessibility

Android 4.1 and above:
3. Touch TalkBack and switch it on

Android 4.0:
3. Touch TalkBack and switch it on
4. Go back to the previous screen, then turn on Explore by Touch

Android 3.2 and earlier:
3. Select the Accessibility checkbox
4. Select the TalkBack checkbox

Permissions Notice
Phone: TalkBack observes the phone state so it can adapt announcements to your call status.
Accessibility Service: Because this app is an accessibility service, it can observe your actions, retrieve window content, and observe text that you type.
From version Google TalkBack (Android Wear) 5.2.0 wear:
What's new in TalkBack 5.2
• New Speech Verbosity setting for spoken feedback
• New earcons
• Hear feedback when you turn magnification on/off or zoom in/out
• Hear character count in password fields in Chrome (56+)
• Shorter delay before usage hints
• Other fixes and improvements
New service: Select to Speak lets you tap items to hear them read aloud. Go to Accessibility > Select to Speak.
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