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Changing Accessibility Settings

Your Galaxy Note II includes built-in settings to assist people who might otherwise have difficulty using some features of the device. The Galaxy Note II has the ability to provide alternative feedback, such as vibration and sound. It can even read menu items aloud to you.

  1. Pull down the Notification bar and touch the Settings icon.
  2. Touch Accessibility.
  3. Touch to enable automatic screen rotation. When disabled, the screen does not rotate between Portrait and Landscape modes.
  4. Touch to set how many minutes of inactivity your Galaxy Note II waits before timing out the screen.
  5. Touch to enable or disable the feature where your tablet speaks your passwords as you type them.
  6. Touch to choose whether to use the Home key to answer calls and/or the power key to end calls.
  7. Touch to enable or disable the feature where you can press and hold the power key to jump straight to this Accessibility settings screen.
  8. Touch to enable or disable TalkBack. When enabled, TalkBack speaks everything, including menus.
  9. Scroll down for more settings.
  10. Touch to set the font size used on your Galaxy Note II. You can choose sizes ranging from tiny to huge.
  11. Touch to enable or disable negative colors where all colors displayed on your Galaxy Note II are reversed.
  12. Touch to choose which text-to-speech service to use (Google or Samsung) and rate of the speech.
  13. Touch to allow or disallow Google web scripts that make websites more accessible.
  14. Touch to adjust the balance of audio played when wearing earphones.
  15. Touch to use mono audio when wearing one earphone.
  16. Scroll down for more settings.
  17. Touch to turn off all sounds.
  18. Touch to change how long you have to hold when you perform a touch-and-hold on the screen.
  19. Touch to save your settings and return to the previous screen.
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