Apple Accessibility

Switch Control and Accessibility Keyboard Guide

If you use adaptive devices or have difficulty with a physical keyboard, Switch Control and the Accessibility Keyboard make it easier to use your Mac and your favorite apps.

The Switch home panel and the onscreen Accessibility Keyboard.
An example of a custom panel for Switch Control.

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This guide explains how to use Switch Control to enter text, interact with items on the screen, and control your Mac. It also explains how to use the onscreen Accessibility Keyboard (with Dwell) to navigate macOS and enter text, and the Panel Editor to create custom panels.