AppleVis

Creator: AppleVis

Date Updated: October 21, 2022

AppleVis is an online resource for blind and low-vision users of Apple products such as the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. It is a blog that provides guides to various apps and software, reviews of the accessibility of Apple products, and a discussion forum and podcast.

Quick Facts

  • Apple provides accessibility features built into their devices. You can use these links when getting started with a new Apple device:
  • Apple devices provide a built-in screen reader, VoiceOver. You can turn this on in the device’s settings (Accessibility > VoiceOver) or through the following built-in options:
    • To turn VoiceOver on in macOS, press command+F5.
    • To turn VoiceOver on in iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch:
      • Ask Siri to “Turn VoiceOver On/Off.”
      • Click the side button three times (on an iPhone with Face ID).
      • Click the home button three times (on an iPhone with a Home button).
    • To turn VoiceOver on in Apple watch, ask Siri to “Turn VoiceOver On/Off.”

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References

AppleVis (2021). Welcome to AppleVis. Web page. Retrieved from: https://www.applevis.com/

AppleVis (2021). Getting Started With The Mac. Web page. Retrieved from: https://www.applevis.com/new-to-mac

AppleVis (2021). Getting Started With iOS and iPadOS. Web page. Retrieved from: https://www.applevis.com/new-to-ios

AppleVis (2021). Getting Started With The Apple Watch and watchOS. Web page. Retrieved from: https://www.applevis.com/new-to-apple-watch