Version: 4.2.0 (40200008)
4.69 MB (4,918,721 bytes)
Min: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean, API 16)
Target: Android 5.1 (Lollipop MR1, API 22)
Uploaded May 15, 2015 at 8:03AM UTC by Isotopes
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APK Notes:

This update of TalkBack has integrated a number of improvements.
New option to dim the screen while Talkback is enabled.
Alternate context menu.
Improved ability to customize gestures on Android 4.1 and greater.
Configurable keyboard shortcuts on Android 4.3 and greater.
Support for modifying SeekBar controls with the volume keys.
We’ve also fixed a number of bugs around auto scroll functionality, and improved TalkBack’s speech interruption settings.

This release does not have a Play Store Description, so we grabbed one from version

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

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.

This release may come in several variants. Consult our handy FAQ to see which download is right for you.

May 15, 2015
Android 4.1+
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