How to disable VoiceOver feature on your Mac


How to turn off VoiceOver feature on Mac?

VoiceOver is an advanced screen-reading technology integrated into the Mac OS X operating system. VoiceOver is added to help users with visual disability to control their computer using a combination of keyboard commands and gestures. Voiceover helps visually disabled people to describes aloud what displays on their computer screen. Moreover, if you are using multitrack touchpad, you use VoiceOver gestures to navigate and interact with your computer screen. Also, it helps you to control the computer mainly with a keyboard, braille display, or trackpad. If you don’t use VoiceOver, you may disable it on your Mac. Here, we will provide you a short user guide to do that.

You may easily turn off VoiceOver feature on your Mac, follow these steps:

  • On your Mac, click Apple Menu > System Preferences.
  • Click “Accessibility” and then uncheck the “Enable VoiceOver” box.




This is how you may easily do it but if you have switched off the Command + F5 keyboard shortcut for activating or deactivating VoiceOver, you may easily switch it back on by following the below given steps:

  • On your Mac, click Apple Menu > System Preferences.
  • Click “Keyboard” and then select “Shortcuts” tab.
  • Now, click “Accessibility” and then uncheck  the box next to “Turn VoiceOver on or off.”

Now read: How to use global keyboard shortcuts on your Mac

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