Assistive technology features Touch/Gestures, Screenreader/Self-voicing
Last Updated Dec. 10, 2017, 6:47 a.m.
Tested with Voiceover for accessibility with screen reader. The visual adjustments and read aloud tests are contained in another evaluation.
The following tests are not supported with Voiceover. TOC navigation, Print page navigation, Read navigation information or Where am I?, Hyperlink navigation, Block navigation, Navigation within tables and Heading navigation. Also note that reading of tables is restricted with Voiceover. Explore by touch or Line navigation can be used to move between cels. Continuous reading of book is supported with Voiceover. The page turns with Voiceover reading and the reading also advances to next chapter/document unless interrupted.
Operating system accessibility
Reading system activation
The test book was uploaded to the Play Books library
The bookshelf is accessible with Voiceover.
Navigate to chapters through the Table of Contents
The TOC displays only the level 1 headings. There is no way to select the sub-section as required to perform this test.
Navigate content by pages
Print page navigation feature not available in the app.
Navigate by reflowed page number
Pages can be turned by three finger horizontal swipe
Read navigation information
The name of current section, particulary when it is a sub-section cannot be determined. It is possible to pause Voiceover reading and check the current page/screen number but since the current section information is not available, this test is marked as not supported.
Perform a search, review the search results
Note that on reaching the page that contains the searched term, reading can be started only from the top of page and not from the searched term or the paragraph containing it.
Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks
Add a Bookmark or Highlight
Bookmarks can be added at the current page.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights
Bookmarks can be reviewed from the Bookmarks Tab in the TOC view.
Add a note
Precise selection and highlighting of text is not supported with Voiceover. However, on double tap and hold, the add note controls can be used.
Review and navigate Notes
Notes can be reviewed from the Notes Tab in the TOC view.