Assistive technology features Touch/Gestures, Screenreader/Self-voicing
Last Updated Feb. 21, 2019, 6:57 a.m.
Basic and non-visual tests performed with Talkback screen reader
The app is more suited for using the Read Aloud feature instead of Talkback for reading. Due to the unique design of the app, many features although supported are not useful for the Talkback users. The Talkback reading and navigation is confined to the current page and because of this the app cannot be used for regular continuous reading. The tests not supported are Print page navigation, Identifying current location in book, Continuous/stop/start reading with Talkback, Block level navigation, navigation using headings and Copying of text.
Operating system/Platform accessibility
The reading system can be activated independently
The test book was uploaded to Play books from device memory
The table of contents in the app presents the content hierarchy
The app provides controls to expand and collapse the chapters in the TOC. The Talkback users can get some information about the hierarchy from this. However, the hierarchy should be made more explicit to non-visual users.
Navigate to chapters through the Table of Contents
After selecting a TOC item, the target page. The navigation needs to be made seemless. snapshot needs to be activated and then the desired section needs to be located using Talkback gestures.
Navigate content by pages
Navigate forward and backward through reflowed content
Reflowed page navigation is available.
Read navigation information
All desired information cannot be obtained without losing reading position.
Perform a search, review the search results
Reading cannot be started precisely from the searched term.
Move across chapters without using TOC
With page navigation chapters can be navigated.
Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks
Add a Bookmark or Highlight
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights
Add a note
On double tap and hold a menu pops up. With Talkback add note option can be activated. However, precise text selection is not supported with Talkback.