Like its predecessors, Windows 10
includes a screen reader feature called Narrator
. Narrator is a small accessibility feature that reads aloud everything that happens on your screen, including text, buttons, and menus.
This tutorial will show you how to enable and configure the Narrator feature
How To Turn On the Screen Reader in Windows 10
You can enable this feature by going to Start
> Ease of Access
and toggling the Narrator
You can also choose for it to activate by default by selecting Start Narrator automatically
Windows 10 offers a couple of voices for you to choose from. Scroll to the Voice
section, click on the Choose voice
menu, and make your selection:
Don't forget to adjust the voice Speed
to match your personal preferences.
The next step is to choose the items that Narrator will read aloud. Scroll to Sounds you hear
and disable/enable the following settings: Read hints for control and buttons
, Characters you type
, and Words you type
Feel free to play with the different settings available to get them just right.