(1,613,027 ratings)
This update of TalkBack has integrated a number of improvements.
Speak the phonetic transcription of letters when they are long pressed on the keyboard, or when navigating through text by character.
TalkBack pronounces hints for available actions during linear navigation after 1 second delay.
Input fields are announced as currently editing only if the software keyboard is shown.
TalkBack on, suspended, resumed states are announced
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. It is a system application that was pre-installed on most devices and is updated when the accessibility service is improved.

For help with Talkback, see:

This app is only activated if you explicitly turn on Accessibility.
Steps to activate Accessibility:
1. Go to Settings
2. Select Accessibility

(Android 3.2 and earlier)
3. Enable Accessibility checkbox
4. Enable TalkBack checkbox

(Android 4.0)
3. Select TalkBack and enable the switch
4. Select back and enable explore-by-touch

(Android 4.1 and above):
3. Select TalkBack and enable the switch
See available APKs
There's a more recent version available below!

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

October 5, 2015
Android 4.1+
Apps related to Google TalkBack
All Releases