Article ID : 00256159 / Last Modified : 08/30/2021

How to use the Talkback feature

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    The Talkback feature works by vocalizing the information on TV screen, such as program guide and setting screen. The TalkBack feature also provides an explanation of the item you selected as well as information on what can be done with that item. To use the Talkback feature, an Internet connection is necessary.


    • The TalkBack feature is being continuously improved. For now though, some features on TV might work better with the Screen Reader.
    • When the TalkBack feature is ON, the Edit option in Quick Settings can't be used.
    • For eARC supported models only: when the TalkBack feature is activated, the eARC mode will be Off.
    • The Accessibility shortcut function can switch the TalkBack feature from active to inactive.

    Activate the Talkback feature from the Quick Settings menu

    Stop the Talkback feature from the Quick Settings menu

    Set the volume of the Talkback feature in relation to the main volume

    Change the speech rate