OS X: About the Accessibility Options shortcut

Learn about the Accessibility Options shortcut in OS X.

OS X includes an Accessibility Options shortcut that lets you quickly turn on or off common accessibility features, including Zoom, VoiceOver, Sticky Keys, Slow Keys, and Mouse Keys, Switch Control, and Invert Display colors

accessibility options window 

To reveal the Accessibility Options window

  • On the built-in keyboard of a Mac notebook computer, press Function-Command-Option-F5 (Fn-⌘-⌥-F5).
  • If you are using an external keyboard, press Command-Option-F5 (⌘-⌥-F5).

 If you accidentally activate the Accessibility Options window, click Done to close it. You can also click anywhere outside of the window to close it. 

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