The iPhone is praised for the large amount of accessibility features included as standard, but how do you know what is available and how to set it up? This article explores how to configure iPhone accessibility features.
Genius Bar / Apple Store can configure iPhone accessibility features
For hands on help, if you are near an Apple Store you can book into the Genius Bar and get help setting up your iPhone to meet your needs. Therefore, depending on how comfortable you are with technology, this may be the best option.
Apple Accessibility Shortcut
Apple Shortcuts app includes a range of Shortcuts to make the iPhone more accessible. The iPhone and iPad Accessibility Assistant Shortcut guides you through questions and configures your iPhone based on your needs.
- Open the Shortcut app on your iPhone
- Search for “iPhone and iPad Accessibility Assistant”
- Run the shortcut
Re-run the shortcut to adjust the accessibility settings based on your current needs.
Online help to Configure iPhone Accessibility Features
One of the best resources on the internet for configuring devices, is the Ability Net My Computer My Way website. The site starts by asking about your device and disability, it goes on to provide many options for configuring your device in simple and easy to follow language.
If you are visually impaired, AppleVis is the go-to resource for all things Apple.
You can also find a range of support available from Apple Accessibility Support – Official Apple Support
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