Article ID : 00179878 / Last Modified : 10/24/2017

Does the Screen Reader or TalkBack Function Work with YouTube on My Android TV?

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Things to Know

  • To use the TalkBack function on the YouTube™ app, enable the setting on your Android TV™.
  • Make sure to disable the TalkBack function after using it.

Android™ 7.0 Nougat

  • To enable TalkBack:

  • To enable the YouTube app:

  • To disable TalkBack:

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

  • To enable the TalkBack function:

  • To launch the YouTube app:

  • To disable the TalkBack function:

Note: The TV reads aloud when both the Screen reader and TalkBack settings are on.