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How do you stop talk descriptions on screen?

I accidently hit something on my ROKU remote and I am now getting voice descriptions. I can't figure out how to turn it off.  Can anyone help?



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Re: How do you stop talk descriptions on screen?


Most likely triggered the Screen Reader.

You can either temporarily disable/enable by pressing * button four (4) times or disable this shortcut function fully in Settings/Accessibility/Screen Reader/ [Disable]

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Re: How do you stop talk descriptions on screen?

If instead, while viewing a program, you are getting a verbal description of what's happening on screen:

Some programs contain multiple audio tracks that can be selected, such as different languages or verbal action descriptions for the visually impaired. 

The Roku default method of accessing your choice of audio track is to press the * key on your Roku remote while viewing the program and examining the options presented. 

But more and more channels are not using the Roku default but substituting their own method of access -- I'm guessing this is so they will have consistent controls with versions of their app running on platforms other than Roku.  Often these options are accessed by pressing the up and/or down cursor control keys while viewing the program to pop the channel's own control options on the screen.

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