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need help with talk back on the samsung galaxy tablet

Hey guys. I was really hoping that someone knows how to set up talk back on a samsung galaxy tablet 2 because one was given to me on Friday by my bus driver. I want to use it but the icons are too small for me to read. I also was wondering if anyone knew if, that is if I can't get it working, where can I trade it in for a google nexus 7 tablet. Thanks.

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Thanks. My Uncle got an iphone 5 and it was a huge leap for him. He had a "Feature Phone" you know, the ones you flip open, well he had that kind. I was so proud :)))))))))))))))))))))))))))


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Thank you for keeping us in the loop, I had been curious if it had improved lately. I felt that way from a little playing around with both. I hope you enjoy the holiday season and winter break!

Sincerely,
Joe S.
AFB Staff


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Hey all. Here's my thoughts so far on the accessibility. First, if you're looking for a tablet, and your a totally blind person. Android isn't for you! STAY WITH IOS! You're better off. Navigating the web isn't even touching iOS, but navigating the home screen and some native apps is like a second nature to me. (1 day I forgot what you have to do to activate an item on iOS because I've been on android for so long.) Accessibility rating for android, 10 being the best, 1 being the worst: 4.5
iOS accessibility rating: 9.9, there have been some issues with my iPod that I remember that caused me to give iOS this score.


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Does anyone have the iPhone 5?


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Keep us posted on your thoughts about the accessibility and bouncing between the web and other features.

Thank you for keeping us posted!

All the best!

Sincerely,
Joe S.
AFB staff


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Joe, that's okay, I'm using it like a pro. It is different, Very different from iOS, but I still like and use it alot.


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I have a Samsung Restore.


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Wish I could help with this issue, I am an Apple iPhone user. I know some people who had issues with that, really difficult and frustrating at times. They ended up getting an iPhone, they were still under the return time period. Sorry, I wish I could help more.


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What kind of phone do you have. I finally got it working last monday, the 22nd.


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I hope you can make it accessible. Hopefully you have better luck than me. I can listen to texts and call people using the voice service on my phone and that's all I can do. I can't view my contacts, can's view my call log or nothing.


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Actually, this tablet was a gift. So, I've been trying to find a way to either make it accessible or trade it in for Google's Nexus 7 because it was and is accessible.


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W9uldn't you rather get an iPhone?


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