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VoiceOver is an accessibility feature on the Apple TV that will dictate on-screen menus and options out loud for individuals with impaired vision. The VoiceOver feature is supported on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generations of the Apple TV, and this article will describe the process for how to turn off VoiceOver on Apple TV, no matter its generation.
How to Turn off VoiceOver on Apple TV for 2nd or 3rd Generation
Follow the steps below to disable the VoiceOver feature on a 2nd or 3rd generation Apple TV.
Step 1: Hold down the “Menu” button on the Apple TV remote for five seconds.
Step 2: Use the arrow buttons on the Apple TV remote to highlight the “Settings” application, then click the center “Select” button on the remote.
Step 3: Select the “General” category, then select the “Accessibility” option.
Step 4: Highlight the “VoiceOver” row in the list of settings and press the center “Select” button on the Apple TV remote to toggle the setting to the “Off” position.
How to Turn off VoiceOver on Apple TV for 4th Generation
The steps below will teach you how to disable the VoiceOver feature on a 4th generation Apple TV.
Step 1: Use the touch pad on the Apple TV remote control to select the “Settings” menu.
Step 2: Navigate to the “General” submenu and pick “Accessibility” from the list of categories.
Step 3: Highlight the row labeled “VoiceOver” and press the “Select” button on the remote to toggle from “On” to “Off.”
All accessibility settings can be configured when you set up your Apple TV for the first time, so if you decide to restore your device to its factory settings, the options for VoiceOver will switch back to its default setting of “Off.” The Apple Support website contains more information on the usage of VoiceOver on the Apple TV platform. Share any questions or feedback you might have as you navigate the VoiceOver options on your Apple TV.