Configure Accessibility Settings Many modern operating systems allow users to configure accessibility settings to make it easier for some individuals to interact with them. Accessibility features can perform functions such as enhancing the contrast between colors on the display device, narrating text that is displayed on the screen, and allowing the user to control the pointer using keys on the keyboard. The following steps guide you through the process of configuring accessibility settings.
a. If necessary,sign in to the operating system.
b. Display your operating system’s control panel, settings, or system preferences.
c. Tap or click the command to display accessibility settings.
d. Select the accessibility setting you want to configure, and specify your desired settings.
e. Repeat the previous step for all remaining accessibility settings you want to configure.
f. When you have finished configuring the accessibility settings, save your changes and then close the window containing the control panel, settings, or system preferences.
g. If you no longer require the accessibility settings, display your operating system’s control panel, settings, or system preferences, display the setting you want to disable, and then disable the setting
1. Accessibility settings are not only for people with impairments; these settings can make it easier for anyone to use a computer. Can you think of any accessibility settings that you might consider using to make it easier to interact with the computer?
2. Which third-party programs can provide additional features for accessibility?
3. Do you feel that the accessibility features in your computer or mobile device’s operating system are sufficient? Why or why not?