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MacOS - Disable the VoiceOver feature

May 2016


On my Mac each time a perform a manipulation, there's a background voice that tells me everything I do!
How to disable this feature?


  • Go to System Preferences/Universal Access and turn off the "Voice Over"and also "disable access to the support devices".
  • Alternatively you can press the following key combo: Cmd + F5

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