G Suite user guide to accessibility

This page is primarily for G Suite end users. If you're an administrator, please refer to our administrator guide to accessibility. Learn more about accessibility resources for organizations.

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Welcome to G Suite

G Suite is a collection of applications for online collaboration, organization, and productivity that provide powerful tools and access to content from the web. This page lists resources to help you get started with G Suite using assistive technology. We've included information for diverse needs and interests, but many of the resources are primarily for blind or low-vision users.

Browsers and screen readers

If you're using a screen reader with G Suite, we generally recommend the following combinations of screen readers and browsers.

Operating system Screen reader Browser
Microsoft Windows NVDA or JAWS Firefox
Mac VoiceOver Google Chrome
Chrome OS ChromeVox Google Chrome

Note: These are general recommendations, so some products might provide additional guidance in their documentation. For product documentation, refer to the resources listed below.

If you're using a mobile device to access G Suite, you can refer to mobile-specific help documentation links below.



Use Gmail to send and receive mail, manage contacts, and organize your messages with labels and inbox tabs.

Google App Maker

Use App Maker to build low-code apps for your organization.

Google Calendar

Use Google Calendar to create events, share your schedule, and send reminders.

Google Cloud Search

Use Google Cloud Search to find content in your G Suite services and get useful information and recommendations.

Google Drive on the web

Use Google Drive on the web to upload, create, edit, and share files.

Google Drive sync applications

Use the Drive File Stream or Backup and Sync application to sync local files with Google Drive on the web, making your files available anywhere, at any time, on any device. Check with your administrator if you're not sure which application is used in your organization.

Google Docs

Use Google Docs to create, edit, and collaborate on documents.

Google Sheets

Use Google Sheets to create, edit, and collaborate on spreadsheets.

Google Slides

Use Google Slides to create, edit, and collaborate on presentations.

Google Forms

Use Google Forms to create, send, and collaborate on forms.

Google Drawings

Use Google Drawings to create, edit, and collaborate on drawings.

Google Sites

Use Google Sites to create and share websites.

Google Groups

Use Google Groups to create and manage email lists.

Google Hangouts

Use Google Hangouts to connect with other people over video or text chat.


Use Classroom to navigate and manage classes and assignments.

Google Chrome browser

Google Chrome browser supports screen readers, keyboard access, zoom, high contrast, magnification, and other accessibility features. You can also add Chrome extensions to customize your browser with extra accessibility functionality.


Chromebooks have built-in accessibility features including the ChromeVox screen reader, keyboard access, zoom, high contrast, magnification, and more.

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