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Using VoiceOver in iOS 9 Safari, I keep getting stuck in the Status Bar

Testing Accessibility with iPad VoiceOver Turn on VoiceOver. Go to Safari, load page. Walk through page with QuickNav Intermittently, QuickNav jumps from html content on page to Status Bar (where ...
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Have Voiceover read from the cursor onwards

Is there a way that I can have Voiceover read from the point in the document that my cursor is at? Currently I have read from start, which is no good if I'm partway through a document, or I have to ...
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Issue with broken display on MacBook Air while trying to reinstall OS X

So I have this MacBook Air that I haven't used in a year and I forgot the password. Problem is, the display has been broken for a long time, so I have been using an external monitor with it, but I ...
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VoiceOver disable idle cursor position notifications e.g. “you are currently on HTMLContent”

I'm testing a web application with accessibility support and after about 5 seconds of time not moving the cursor, VoiceOver unhelpfully reminds me where the focus is. "You are currently on HTMLContent....
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Can a script-based Service be used to invoke speech output of selected text using VoiceOver?

The usual text-to-speech feature doesn't work with the user-customized pronunciation from the VoiceOver settings. Could this shortcoming be worked around using a script and Service via Automator?
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How can I unlock an iPod touch which has VoiceOver enabled?

My iPod touch 5th generation has VoiceOver enabled and is not letting me into my home screen. Triple-pressing the home button doesn't work. How can I unlock my device?
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I can not turn off VoiceOver on iPhone 4S

How can I turn off VoiceOver and get back to normal ?! As I follow the instructions how to turn off 'VoiceOver' in Setting on my iPhone, however VoiceOver icon get back on quickly after double click.....
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How can I add a voiceover to my Keynote presentation?

I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.9.4 and Keynote 6.2.2. I have a presentation done in Keynote with slide and music. Now I want add a voice over. Can I do that and if so how?
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On-screen text unexpectedly read to me, despite Voiceover (Mac) being disabled

On Mavericks, I have Voiceover turned off in both Accessibility settings and Users & Groups. In the past week, Voiceover has started occasionally reading small bits of text to me, seemingly ...
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How do I enable a British English voice in Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation on iOS?

I'm a UK iPhone user. Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation has always used a US English voice for me, even though both Siri and Apple Maps use a British English voice. I was surprised recently to hear ...
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Correcting Pronunciation Errors in 'Say' Command in Terminal

I'm having difficulty correcting the pronunciation in the 'say' command, using 10.9. I tried to add new pronunciations through: System Preferences > Dictation and Speech > Open Accessibility ...
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Help with Mouse-Over “Help Balloons” on OS X

General Problem: I use a large mouse pointer, which covers up mouse-over Help Balloons (AKA Tool Tips) Although normally ignorable, there are times when that text is important. Moving the mouse out ...
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how to install standalone itunes voiceover?

Where can I find or download offline standalone itunes voiceover software for installing on ipod shuffle (4th generation) with itunes, That is without downloading/updating it through itunes over the ...
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Possible to have separate shortcuts for different text-to-speech voices?

I know that it is possible to make Mac OS X to read the text with a keyboard shortcut. System preferences Dictation & Speech->Text to Speech tab But suppose I'm multilingual. Is it possible to ...
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iPod 5 stuck on voice over and is locked

My iPod 5 is stuck on voice over, but it's also on lock screen. I do not know how to unlock it and get to settings to turn it off.
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Have Voiceover read out just paragraph or sentence under cursor

I work with a disabled user who controls their iMac using keyboard and mouse input from their communication-aid. They have dyslexia and would like to use voiceover to read certain paragraphs or ...
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how can I turn off speech in the parental controls lockout dialog?

Every night before 1am, when my daughter has gone to bed but stayed logged in to our iMac (Lion 10.7.5), the parental controls dialog pops up. Unfortunately it ALSO announces itself via text-to-...
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Disable voiceover on login

I bought a used Mac from someone who was using VoiceOver on the login screen. I don't have any handicap, and I would like to disable VoiceOver, which I personally find annoying. Strangely, VoiceOver ...
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How do I stop VoiceOver on iPhone from being interrupted by notifications?

Speak Notifications is set to OFF but it still will break mid paragraph and say "new notification from..." or "new text message from..." then I have to start the reading all over again. This seems ...
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Using VoiceOver to a braille display fails to output some formatting in Pages

I'm trying to help a blind friend of mine, to get her up and running on a mac. As her text editor of choice, she'd like to use pages, but there, the bullet points aren't shown on her braille display. ...
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Can I enter my pass code when in voice over mode?

Is it possible to unlock the iPhone 4s when in voiceover mode? I need to be able to enter my pass code in voiceover mode.
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Accidentally turned on Siri using an iPhone 4 (not 4S)

I was using the Facebook app when it decided to freeze. Out of frustration, I clicked the home button multiple times. I got back to the homescreen with VoiceOver turned on ('Triple-click Home' was not ...
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How to get OS X out of a strange debug mode

My two year old loves banging on the keyboard of my iMac and occasionally discovers strange features that I've never seen before. Most recently he has enabled what appears to be some kind of debug ...
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How do i enter my numeric password in iPhone 4 in VoiceOver mode?

My iPhone 4 is in VoiceOver mode. It`s currently locked and not accepting my passcode which is absolutely correct. And now it's saying iPhone is disabled. Any solution?
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How can I change the VoiceOver language for a song on my 6th gen iPod Nano?

Is it possible to change language used for reading song album/artist/title for certain songs? I.e. when I use slovak as default iPod nano language, but I have songs with english titles, I would like ...
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“say” in different language?

Are there voices in different languages installed in Mac OS X? E.g. spanish, french or slovak? (latest iPod Nano built-in voiceover has beautiful slovak voice, I'd like to try it on Mac OS X too)