Article ID : 00246926 / Last Modified : 02/02/2021

Screen Reader / Talkback

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    The Screen Reader and Talkback functions work by vocalizing the information on TV screen, such as program guide and setting screen. In order to use the Screen Reader or Talkback function, an Internet connection is necessary.

    The setting of the Screen Reader or Talkback function can be confirmed by the following procedure.

    Activating the Screen Reader or Talkback from the Settings screen

    Stopping the Screen Reader or Talkback from the Settings screen


    • The Screen Reader and Talkback functions are available only for focus points and some texts.
    • The Screen Reader and Talkback functions are available only for some areas and languages.
    • Whether a given app is available with the Screen Reader function depends on the app.
    • As of February 2020, YouTube™ is available with the Screen Reader and Talkback functions. The specification may change without notice.