Hints, Verbosity category, VoiceOver Utility on Mac
Use the Hints pane of the Verbosity category in VoiceOver Utility to get more information about the item in the VoiceOver cursor.
To open VoiceOver Utility, press Command-F5 to turn VoiceOver on, then press VO-F8.
Note: VO represents the VoiceOver modifier. See Use the VoiceOver modifier.
Speak instructions for using the item in the VoiceOver cursor
Have VoiceOver automatically read instructions, if available, for the item.
When an item has a help tag
Click the pop-up menu, then choose how you want to hear the descriptions (called “help tags” or “tooltips”) that are displayed when the pointer rests briefly over an item: Do Nothing, Speak Notification, or Speak Help.
When an item has custom actions
Click the pop-up menu, then choose how you want to hear any custom actions that are available for the item in the VoiceOver cursor: Do Nothing, Speak Help, or Play Sound.
Speak hints after delay
Drag the slider toward Short or Long to set how many seconds VoiceOver waits before it speaks the hint for the item under the pointer.