How to use a screen reader on your device

An overview of how to use screen readers.

How to use the screen reader on Windows 10 (Narrator)

There are two ways to start Narrator:

  • Press the Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Enter together to start Narrator. Press these keys again to stop Narrator.
  • Press the Windows logo key  + Ctrl + N to open Narrator settings, and then turn on the toggle under Use Narrator.

Complete guide to Narrator (

Have your Mac speak text that’s on the screen

If you have trouble reading text on your screen, you can have your Mac speak text whenever you press a keyboard shortcut. You can customise the keyboard shortcut and set other options — for example, you can choose to show an onscreen controller that lets you easily change the speaking rate, stop speaking and more.

Have your Mac speak text that’s on the screen (

ReadSpeaker for MyCourses course space

ReadSpeaker for MyCourses course space

Digital Accessibility

Digital accessibility guidance for Aalto web sites, e-services, mobile applications and documents to implement the national Act on the Provision of Digital Services (306/2019).

Student at laptop. Photo by Aalto University / Aino Huovio
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