Apple Accessibility

VoiceOver Getting Started Guide

VoiceOver is the built-in screen reader in macOS that describes aloud what’s on the screen and lets you control your Mac using gestures, a keyboard, or a braille display.

The Welcome to VoiceOver dialog with Learn More, Use VoiceOver, and Turn Off Voiceover buttons across the bottom.
The VoiceOver Utility Voices pane showing voice settings for English, French, and Japanese languages.

Get started

This guide explains how to use VoiceOver on your Mac, and includes lists of VoiceOver commands for easy reference. It also explains how to use VoiceOver Utility to customize VoiceOver.