In iOS settings is a number of features that many do not know. Edition MacDigger reports about which of them will be useful to people with disabilities.
According to the statistics, about the percent of people in the world are disabled. Among them are the blind, deaf, armless, and legless inhabitants of the Earth.
As for the interaction in the 21st century they need a smartphone. Here only how to use iOS if it is difficult or physically impossible? Fortunately, Apple has taken care of people with disabilities and integrated into its system a number of very useful features.
They are all in a special section of the preferences “Universal access”. In order to get there, you need to: open settings iOS device > scroll to the General category and open it > to find the above section.
This very important feature allows you to use the system Apple blind. Integrating it once, the user will need to triple-click the Home button to activate VoiceOver. Now, the iPhone owner will say everything that happens on the screen: the battery level, caller name and other things. The speech rate and pitch can be adjusted.
This thing is very useful for people with poor eyesight. With its help you can easily increase any part of the screen and examine the smallest details of the text or pictures.
She is in the same section as the VoiceOver, and to activate it. Function control is very simple:
- Double tap the screen with three fingers.
- Maintain on the screen with three fingers
- Double tap with three fingers on the screen and their movement up or down will increase or decrease a specific area of the display
This feature allows you to use the iPhone as a magnifying glass, and also will be useful to anyone visually impaired. To activate it you must go to the appropriate section in the “Universal access” > switch the toggle switch > triple-click the Home button.
Adaptation of the display
Feature will be very useful for all color blind, as it changes most of the colors on the screen. In the settings section of the “Adapt display” you can also enable “Smart color inversion” – it will allow you to activate the semblance of a dark theme in iOS.
In addition to the basic functions for the disabled, you can include a few minor but useful improvements iOS. Among them:
- The ability to make the font bold.
- The ability to make all the button names underlined.
- The ability to add on all the switches.
- The ability to increase the volume of the system and enabled applications.
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