Windows 11 built-in accessibility features empower every person to discover and do the things they love.
Hear what is on your screen with Narrator, Windows built-in screen reader. Narrator simplifies navigation, describes images with a natural, human-sounding voice,3 and works with your supported Braille device.
Adjust for light and colour sensitivity with Windows 11 Dark and Contrast themes. Whether you are sensitive to light or work long hours in front of a screen, you can reduce screen brightness, increase contrast, and never sacrifice aesthetics or quality.
Display and vision
Tailor your screen experience with Windows 11 display and vision settings. Personalise cursor, text size, colour, and more. Then zoom in on words and images with Magnifier.
Distinguish between subtle colour changes and see the whole picture with Windows 11 colour filters, made to accommodate colour blindness.
Catch every word from any audio with Windows 11 live captions. Perfect for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, live captions automatically transcribe spoken content from any audio, even the microphone, so you can caption apps and even an in-person conversation.4
Read the words spoken in videos, TV programmes or films with Windows 11 captions. Customise your experience via text size, font, colour and background.
Hear more from your computer with Windows 11 Mono Audio. Combine the left and right stereo audio channels into a single channel to hear everything in a way that works for you.
Command and control your PC with your voice using Windows 11 voice access, now in preview.4 Open and switch between apps, browse the web, read and author emails, and more—all without your mouse and keyboard.
Navigate your PC and apps with your eyes, using Windows 11 eye control. Feel empowered with eye-tracking-enabled cameras and a simple launch pad.1
Use your voice to write a document or email. With Windows 11 voice typing, AI converts your speech to text––even taking care of punctuation.
Improve online reading fluency, comprehension and focus with Immersive Reader in Microsoft Edge. Make web pages easier to read by removing visual clutter and customising spacing, colour, zoom, and more.
Build healthy digital habits and boost productivity with Windows 11 focus sessions. Focus sessions turns on Do Not Disturb, turns off task bar badges, and integrates with your clock to launch a timer that helps you focus and reminds you to take breaks.
It takes all of us to bridge the disability divide and create a more accessible and equitable world. Learn more about our commitment to accessibility in our technology, workforce and workplace.
Accessibility support for Windows
Visit our support site to explore all the ways you can make Windows work better for your needs.
Disability Answer Desk
Contact our Disability Answer Desk by phone, chat or ASL videophone2 to troubleshoot and find the right feature settings for you.
Windows Insider programme
Sign up for Windows Insider to get all the latest features and help shape the future of Windows.
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