Use the Accessibility Options panel on Mac

The Accessibility Options panel offers shortcuts to quickly turn on or turn off common accessibility features such as Zoom, VoiceOver, and Sticky Keys.

Open Accessibility Options

Press these keys together: Option (⌥), Command (⌘), and F5. On notebook computers with a Touch Bar, you might need to press the Fn (Function) key as well.

On notebook computers with Touch ID, triple-press Touch ID. (If you press and hold the Command key while doing this, VoiceOver turns on or off.)

Accessibility Options panel

To close Accessibility Options, click Done or click anywhere outside of the window.

 


Change the shortcuts in Accessibility Options

To change the shortcuts that appear in Accessibility Options, choose Apple menu  > System Preferences, then click Accessibility. Select Shortcut in the sidebar, then use the checkboxes to turn shortcuts on or off.

Learn more

  • You can ask Siri to perform many accessibility functions. For example, ask Siri to ”turn VoiceOver on” or ”turn Zoom on.” 
  • When using the macOS setup assistant to set up a new Mac, you can open Accessibility Options only after responding to the prompt to choose your language.
  • Learn about other Mac accessibility shortcuts.
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