Turn on or turn off the BlackBerry Screen Reader

The BlackBerry Screen Reader provides text-to-speech (TTS) interaction with the display on your BlackBerry smartphone.

  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Accessibility.
  3. Tap Screen Reader.
  4. Set the Screen Reader switch to On.
  5. Tap to select Continue, then double tap to proceed.
    If you don't want to see this verification message each time you turn on the BlackBerry Screen Reader, turn off the Confirmation Message option in the screen reader settings.
You can also quickly turn on the BlackBerry Screen Reader by triple-pressing the Power key. If you don't want to be able to turn on the BlackBerry Screen Reader in this way, you can turn off the Enable using triple tap option in the screen reader settings.
To turn off the BlackBerry Screen Reader, triple-press the Power key.