How to Use VoiceOver Image Descriptions With Your iPhone Photos
Follow this guide to add and listen to image descriptions for photos and other images on an iPhone.
Apple introduced a new feature in iOS 15 that allows users to add image descriptions to their photos that can be read by VoiceOver. VoiceOver is an important accessibility feature that allows blind and low vision users to navigate their iPhones and other Apple devices.
Adding image descriptions is a great way to make images more accessible and be able to share your pictures with low vision or blind friends, family members, and colleagues.
How to Add VoiceOver Image Descriptions in Markup
Using Markup, you can add your own descriptions to images. Try to write detailed descriptions so that VoiceOver users hearing them can get a good understanding of what is being shown in the image.
To add descriptions to an image on your iPhone follow these steps:
- In the Apple Photos app, or another supported app, open the photo that you wish to add an image description to.
- Select Edit.
- Select the markup icon.
- In the Markup toolbar, tap the plus (+) icon.
- Select Description.
- Enter your description.
- Select Done.
This article was published on November 21, 2021 by www.makeuseof.com and authored by Kaylin McKenna. To read the original article, you can visit this link – https://www.makeuseof.com/how-to-use-voiceover-image-descriptions-iphone/
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