Android devices are quiet famous for the high level ease and usability they offer. Accessibility options are one among the coolest features of android. It has amazing accessibility features for people with hearing or vision impairment. You can also make full use of these hidden features even if you are perfectly alright. These features make your overall smartphone experience much easier and useful.
List of 5 Hidden Android Settings Everyone Should Know:
1. Magnification Gestures
Magnification gestures option allows you to zoom in and zoom out by just triple tapping on the screen. All you have to do is enable this feature in the settings. You can also magnify your screen temporarily by triple tapping and panning around, release your finger when you want the screen to go back to normal.
This is one of the most used and well-known accessibility features. Just enable the Google Text-to-Speech engine and download any language pack of your choice. You can easily sit back and get through all the content that you have saved in your phone storage or pocket for later reading. Let google read all the content for you while you relax.
3. Color Adjustment/Invert Colors
Most of the android phones have a dark background. If you don’t like this or prefer a brighter screen, you can enable the InvertColors or Color Adjustment accessibility feature and activate a white themed interface with more colourful options. This feature has amazing color combinations and also allows you to adjust the screen and content colors according to your preferences.
TalkBack is another amazing accessibility feature, especially if youhave poor eyesight or are not carrying your glasses. You can also use this feature if the screen of your phone has some issues unless the touchscreen is responding. Once this option is enabled, you can press, tap or activate any text on the screen and it will be read aloud to you.
5. Interaction Control
You can access the Interaction control either through accessibility menu or by usingthe Home and Volume buttons. With this feature, you can turn on or off the motion gestures and screen timeout settings. You can also block specific areas of the screen like the notification or status barfrom responding to touch input.
There are a lot more accessibility features but these particular features are very convenient to use and are worth looking into. Different mobile phones may have features listed under different names.