There's more than one way to set up a PC to make it more accessible, depending on your needs. Everybody works differently, and there are lots of settings you can change so you can use your PC the way you want.
The most commonly used accessibility options are available in PC settings. To get to them, swipe in from the right edge of the screen and tap Settings (or if you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, and click Settings), tap or click Change PC settings, and then tap or click Ease of Access.
Common accessibility options are also available from the sign-in screen. Click the Ease of Access button
You can also get to accessibility settings from the desktop. To do this, press the Windows logo key + U.
To make your screen easier to see, you can change some common settings under Ease of Access.
You can also change the size of apps, text, and other items on the screen:
You can also change the Start screen tile size:
This slider is only available for displays that support it.
Tap or click Mouse, and then and select the options that you want to use:
If you prefer to use your PC without using a mouse, try using Windows Speech Recognition, a tool that lets you use voice commands to work with Windows. For more info, see How to use Speech Recognition.
There are a few different ways to make the keyboard easier to use. Using keyboard shortcuts is quick and convenient. For more info, see Keyboard shortcuts. If you have a touch PC, you can type without an external keyboard. Another way to customize your experience is through keyboard settings.
Tap or click Keyboard, and then select the options that you want to use:
You can also use Speech Recognition to dictate text or control your PC with voice commands. For more info, see How to use Speech Recognition.
For more info about other assistive technologies, go to the Microsoft Accessibility website.
Article ID: 14205 - Last Review: May 11, 2016 - Revision: 16