How to guides: I can't see very well

These guides explain ways to change how your computer or web browser operates, to make things easier for people who have difficulty seeing.

Change text and background colours

How to change the settings in your operating system or web browser to make things easier to see.

Change your fonts

How to change the font settings in your operating system or web browser to make text easier to read.

Magnify your screen

How to turn on your computer's magnification features.

Make the mouse pointer easier to see

How to change the colour and size of the mouse pointer, or add trails to make it more visible.

Make your computer speak text aloud

How to turn on and customise your computer's text-to-speech features.

Make your text larger

How to change the settings in your operating system or web browser to increase the text size, making it easier to see.

Overview: Screenreaders and talking browsers

An overview of third-party screenreaders and talking browsers.

Overview: See the letters on your keyboard better

Products that make the letters on your keyboard more visible.

Factsheets and useful links

Vision impairment and computing

An introduction to the main strategies for making computers more accessible for people who have trouble seeing.
Factsheet in PDF format | Factsheet in text format

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