Setting Up and Using Printer Accessibility Settings

Updated 5 months ago by Triana Kalmanoff

There are a few settings you can configure to make the printer and scanner more accessible including magnification and voice guidance. For more information on accessibility compliance, read more from the manufacturer.

Enabling Magnification Mode

  1. From the control panel, press and hold the 5 key until you hear a voice message.
  2. Select Magnification mode.
  3. Select OK.

For more information on navigating a magnified screen, read more below on how to navigate using gestures.

Activating Voice Guidance

From the control panel

  1. Press and hold the 5 key until you hear a voice message.
  2. Select OK.

From the keyboard

  1. Press and hold the 5 key until you hear a voice message.
  2. Press Tab to navigate the focus cursor to the OK button, and then press Enter.

Notes:

  • Voice Guidance is also activated when you insert headphones into the headphone jack.
  • To adjust the volume, use the volume buttons at the bottom part of the control panel.
  • Voice Guidance has limited language support in some printer models.

Adjusting the Voice Guidance speech rate

  1. From the home screen, select Settings > Device > Accessibility > Speech Rate.
  2. Select the speech rate.

Notes:

  • The gestures are applicable only when Voice Guidance is activated.
  • Enable Magnification to use the zoom and pan gestures.
  • Use a physical keyboard to type characters and adjust certain settings.

Gestures

  • Double‑tap - Select an option or item on the screen.
  • Triple‑tap - Zoom in or zoom out text and images.
  • Swipe right or swipe down - Move to the next item on the screen.
  • Swipe left or swipe up - Move to the previous item on the screen.
  • Pan - Access parts of the zoomed image that are beyond the limits of the screen.
    • Note: This gesture requires the use of two fingers to drag across a zoomed image.
  • Swipe up then left - Exit an application and return to the home screen.
  • Swipe down then left - Cancel a job, Go back to the previous setting, Exit the screen that appears without changing any setting or value.
  • Swipe up then down - Repeat a spoken prompt.

Using the keyboard on the display

Do one or more of the following:

  • Drag a finger over the key to announce the character.
  • Lift the finger to enter or type the character in the field.
  • Select Backspace to delete characters.
  • To hear the content in the input field, select Tab, and then select Shift + Tab.

Enabling spoken passwords or personal identification numbers

  1. From the home screen, select Settings > Device > Accessibility > Speak Passwords/PINs.
  2. Enable the setting.


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