macOS High Sierra

Use VoiceOver activities

Use VoiceOver activities to create groups of preferences for specific uses. For example, create an activity to use a certain voice and faster speaking rate when you shop online, then create a second activity to use a different voice and slower speaking rate when you read online articles.

Note: VO represents the VoiceOver modifier.

Set up activities

  1. Open VoiceOver Utility (press VO-F8 when VoiceOver is on), click the Activities category, then click the Add button to create an activity.

  2. Type a name for the activity, such as “Online Shopping.”

    To rename an activity, select the activity in the table, press Enter, then type a new name.

  3. For each setting you want to customize for this activity, select the checkbox