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Complete guide to Narrator - Microsoft Support
Narrator is a screen-reading application that's built into Windows 11 , so there's nothing you need to download or install. This guide describes how to use the Narrator with Windows so that you can start using apps, browsing the web, and more. Below the table of contents, there’s a section about what's new in Narrator.
Chapter 1: Introducing Narrator - Microsoft Support
Narrator lets you use your PC without a mouse to complete common tasks if you’re blind or have low vision. It reads and interacts with things on the screen, like text and buttons. Use Narrator to read and write email, browse the internet, and work with documents. Specific commands let you navigate Windows, the web, and apps.
Chapter 2: Narrator basics - Microsoft Support
This chapter explains Narrator keyboard navigation. This includes how to get around the screen, find and open apps, and change what Narrator reads. It also explains the basic details of adjusting Narrator speech rate, volume, and how to stop speech. Scan mode gives you even more navigation options.
Turn on and adjust Narrator | Xbox Support
Narrator is a screen reader that reads text, buttons, and other elements aloud on your Xbox console or Windows device. Xbox console. Collapse all. Turn Narrator on and off. You can turn on Narrator by using any of the following methods:
Appendix B: Narrator keyboard commands and touch gestures
Narrator key. You can choose what modifier key you want to use in Narrator commands. Both the Caps lock and Insert keys serve as your Narrator key by default. You can use either of these keys in any command that uses the Narrator key. The Narrator key is referred to as simply “Narrator” in commands.
Narrator keyboard shortcuts for the Xbox console or a Windows device
The Narrator key is referred to as simply “Narrator” in commands. You can change your Narrator key by going into your Narrator settings: Windows logo key + U > Accessibility > Vision > Narrator. To get the full list of Narrator keyboard shortcuts, go to: Narrator keyboard commands and touch gestures. Did this resolve the issue?
How to use Narrator to set up an Xbox console or PC
There are two ways to enable Narrator: Using your controller: Press right on the D-pad or move the left stick to the right until “YES” is highlighted. Press the A button . Using a connected USB keyboard: Press the Tab key or the Right arrow key until “YES” is highlighted. Press the Space bar or Enter to turn on Narrator.
Chapter 7: Customizing Narrator - Microsoft Support
This chapter outlines how to customize Narrator so it works best for you. This includes changing what voice and characteristics of the voice you prefer. Narrator also provides natural sounding voices that can be installed for use with Narrator.
Chapter 4: Reading text - Microsoft Support
Narrator provides ways to read text by page, paragraph, line, sentence, word, and character. Read text from the current location. To read the current item, press Narrator + Tab. To read from where focus or your cursor is, press Narrator + R. To start reading a document from the beginning, press Narrator + Ctrl + R or Narrator + Down arrow key.
Using Windows Narrator in Office for the web - Microsoft Support
Using Windows Narrator in Office for the web. Excel for the web Word for the web OneNote for the web More... For Narrator, the built-in Windows screen reader, there are a number of tips and tricks that you might find handy when you're using the Microsoft 365 for the web apps.
Applies To: Excel for the web, Word for the web, OneNote for the web, PowerPoint for the web, OneNote Web App