Article ID : 00204937 / Last Modified : 02/03/2020

Screen Reader

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products or operating systems:

    Screen reader works by vocalizing information on the TV screen, such as the program guide and setting screen, which people with visual impairment might not be able to fully acquire from their sight. In order to use the screen reader function, an Internet connection is necessary.


    Activating the Screen reader from the Settings screen

    Stopping the Screen reader from the Settings screen

    Changing the language

    Changing the speech rate


    NOTES:

    • The screen reader function is available only for focus points and some texts.
    • The screen reader function is available only for some areas and languages.
    • Whether a given app is available with the Screen reader function depends on the app.
    • As of June 2019, YouTube™ is available with the Screen reader function. This specification may change without notice.
    • For eARC supported models, when Screen reader is activated, eARC mode will be set to Off.
    • The Accessibility shortcut function can switch to either enable or disable the Screen reader. Refer to Accessibility shortcut for applicable products.