Work with assistive technologies
Type what you want to do
Tell Me lets you quickly access commands in several Office apps without navigating the command ribbon. You can use Tell Me to assist with formatting, discover the difficult-to-find capabilities and even get scoped help in the Office apps using everyday language.
Remind all to check accessibility
A MailTip in Outlook on the web informs coworkers of your preference for accessible content. This prompt reminds them to run Accessibility Checker before sending an email to you and fix any issues that might make the content difficult for people with disabilities to consume.
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Promote digital inclusion with Microsoft 365
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Microsoft 365 apps seamlessly integrate with assistive technologies and accessibility settings on most devices. Additionally, some applications offer built-in Ease of Access settings and Learning Tools to enhance reading and writing experiences for people of all abilities.
Accessibility Checkers, Accessible Templates, Autogenerated Alt-Text for images and Captions for audio are available in the Microsoft 365 apps to make it easier for everyone to make their emails, documents, presentations, and meetings more inclusive.
Microsoft 365 apps are designed with the requirements of EN 301 549, WCAG 2.0 AA and US Section 508 in mind. External suppliers under the U.S. Department of Homeland Services Trusted Tester Program help verify conformance to accessibility standards.
Experience key enhancements
Check out short demonstrations of key accessibility enhancements in the Microsoft 365 apps (formerly Office 365).