About the vision accessibility features on your iPhone or iPad

Get to know some of the powerful features that Apple builds into iPhone and iPad to support people who are blind or have low vision.

Partial iPhone screen showing several built-in apps.

Here are some of the accessibility features built into your device:


VoiceOver is a screen reader that describes what's happening on your device so you can navigate by listening and performing gestures. VoiceOver's speaking rate and pitch can be adjusted to fit your needs.

Find out how to turn on and practise using VoiceOver

Typing Feedback

When you turn on Typing Feedback, your device will speak letters and words aloud while you're typing them, and speak auto-corrections and capitalisations when they appear. You can also touch and hold on a word to hear text predictions.

Find out how to get audio feedback as you type

Audio descriptions

While watching films on your iPhone or iPad you can turn on audio descriptions to have scenes described to you. Audio descriptions can also appear by default, so you don't have to turn them on each time.

Find out how to set up your device to describe scenes


Magnifier turns your iPhone or iPad into a magnifying glass so you can zoom in on objects near you. Use Magnifier to read small text, apply colour filters to increase visibility and save magnified images to your Photos library.

Find out how to use your device as a magnifying glass

Display and Text Size

You can adjust your Display and Text Size features, such as Invert Colours, to change the way content appears on your iPhone or iPad. You can also adjust the font size, colour intensity and tint to make reading easier, and you can adjust the frame rate on iPad Pro.

Find out how to adjust the display on your device


You can adjust Zoom settings to magnify your screen no matter what you're doing. You can magnify the entire screen (Full Screen Zoom) or magnify only part of the screen with a resizable lens (Window Zoom). You can also use Zoom together with VoiceOver.

Find out how to zoom in on your screen

Reduce Motion

If you have sensitivity to motion effects or screen movement on your iPhone or iPad, you can use Reduce Motion to turn off these effects.

Find out how to use Reduce Motion

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