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Get started on Android with TalkBack

TalkBack is the Google screen reader included on Android devices. TalkBack gives you spoken feedback so that you can use your device without looking at the screen.

The help pages listed below will guide you as you learn how to use your Android device with TalkBack.

  1. Turn on TalkBack
  2. Explore by touch
  3. Use your Home screen
  4. Use TalkBack gestures
  5. Open and close apps
  6. Answer and hang up calls
  7. Use TalkBack to browse the web with Chrome
  8. Use global and local context menus
  9. Use seek controls
  10. Use TalkBack keyboard shortcuts
  11. Basic Android and TalkBack settings

Note: The setup of your device depends on various factors, such as the device manufacturer, Android version, and TalkBack version. The information in these help pages applies to most devices, but you might experience some differences.