Launch Explore by Touch Tutorial for TalkBack Mode on HTC One M8
Edited by Thor, Rushell, Eng
Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to launch the Explore by touch tutorial that explains the TalkBack mode on an HTC One M8.
To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the Power button located on the top of the phone.
Once the phone has been activated, we will see the Lock screen.
To unlock the phone, swipe the screen upwards.
Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the Home screen, and at the bottom, there will be several icons. We now need to find the Settings menu, and to do that, we need to swipe the Notification panel down.
To open the Notification panel, start at the top of the screen, and swipe downwards.
Now, we can see that the Notification panel has appeared.
We are looking for the icon at the top right-hand corner of the screen. It is a white cog icon. This is our Settings icon.
Press down on this icon, and it will open up the "Settings" menu. It says the word "Settings" in the top left-hand corner of the screen.
Now, let's scroll down to the "PERSONAL" section. It will say the word "PERSONAL" in the gray bar.
In this section, we are looking for "Accessibility". Next to this word is an icon of a hand.
Press down on this section to open the "Accessibility" menu.
We want the first option at the top where it says, "TalkBack". Press down on this section.
Now, we are in the "TalkBack" menu. We'll read about the TalkBack mode we demonstrate how to find the tutorial. "When TalkBack is on, your device provides spoken feedback to help blind and low-vision users. For example, it describes what you touch, select and activate." The TalkBack mode is very useful, but it can be quite complicated to understand and use. This is why going through the tutorial is very helpful. The tutorial will help explain everything. It will also give us demonstrations and examples. It will also give us exercises that will help us get the most out of this mode.
Therefore, in order to view the tutorial, we must first turn TalkBack mode on by pressing the switch icon at the top. It is in the black section at the top, and it says the word "OFF".
If we press down on this switch icon, it will bring up this new window that explains with "TalkBack" needs to do.
Press "OK" at the bottom right corner of the screen in the gray bar.
Now, we can see it is turned "ON". The switch displays the word "ON" in white, and part of the box is green. Now, when we touch things, the phone is going to talk to us and tell us what we're pressing.
We need to enter the Settings menu in this section, and to do that, we need to press down on the icon at the top right-hand corner of the screen. This icon consists of three small white squares in a vertical line. This is the menu icon. When we press down on it, it is going to talk to us as well.
When we press it once, it will say, "the more options button".
We need to double tap on the icon. The voice then says, "Settings", and this word will appear in a black box on the screen. Instead of just tapping as we normally do, we have to double tap the icons and options that we want.
We'll double tap on the word "Settings" in the black box.
Now, we have been taken to the "TalkBack Settings".
In order to scroll down when using the TalkBack mode, instead of using one finger as we normally would, we're going to use two fingers. As we do, the phone will make a chiming noise. It's very loud because every time we scroll down, we're touching every option. This can be quite chaotic, and it's not the easiest to use and understand. That is why viewing this tutorial is really essential.
Around the middle of the screen, it says, "Launch "Explore by touch" tutorial".
Press down on this option one time, and the voice will read the words, "Launch "Explore by touch" tutorial". The will put a green box around the words to highlight them.
Then we'll double tap on the option.
At the top of the screen it says, "Lesson 1: Exploring the screen", and at the bottom it will give an explanation about what to do. When we've done everything successfully, it will tell us to press the "Next" button. It's important to follow the commands in order to get the most out of this tutorial and to fully understand how to use it. Therefore, make sure to complete each section, then press "Next" and again complete each section. Some of it is quite confusing, so go through it all. The tutorial will explain everything.
This concludes our tutorial on how to launch the Explore by touch tutorial that explains the TalkBack mode on an HTC One M8. If you have any questions or comments about this video or about the mode and function we have talked about in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we shall answer them for you.
Video: Launch Explore by Touch Tutorial for TalkBack Mode on HTC One M8
Recent edits by: Rushell, Thor