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VoiceView on Kindle e-Reader

Blind

  • Use the mobile version of Amazon.com for a shopping experience optimized for screen readers.
  • Shop on Amazon, set timers and alarms, check the weather, identify travel routes, learn about nearby stores, play music, order pizza, read Kindle and Audible books, and even control supported smart home devices like thermostats and lights with your voice using Amazon Echo and other devices with Alexa. There are thousands of free Alexa skills that you can enable, with more being added all the time.
  • Listen to Audible books and Kindle e-books using Amazon Echo and other devices with Alexa. For Audible books, you can also use the Audible app on FireOS, iOS, and Android devices. For Kindle books, you can use VoiceView on Fire tablet and Kindle e-reader devices, or your regular screen reader on iOS, Android, or your PC.
  • Navigate Fire TV, Fire tablet, and Kindle e-reader devices using the built-in VoiceView screen reader.
  • Enjoy movies and TV shows with audio description on Amazon Video.
  • Show and Tell is an accessibility feature that identifies common pantry items and other things using your Echo Show’s camera. Just hold up a product in front of your Echo Show’s camera and ask Alexa to identify it.

Fire Tablet

Low vision

  • Use the screen magnifier and large font support that are built into Fire tablet devices.
  • Customize your reading experience (fonts, text, size, brightness, contrast) on Kindle and Fire tablet devices.
  • Read with the heavier Amazon Ember Bold font on Kindle e-reader.
  • Read books on your Kindle e-reader without screen glare, even in bright sunlight.
  • Listen to Audible books and Kindle e-books using Amazon Echo and other devices with Alexa. For Audible books, you can also use the Audible app on FireOS, iOS, and Android devices. For Kindle books, you can also use VoiceView on Amazon Fire tablet and Kindle e-reader devices.
  • Shop on Amazon, set timers and alarms, check the weather, listen to the news, learn about nearby stores, play music, read Kindle and Audible books, and even adjust supported smart home thermostats with your voice using Amazon Echo and other devices with Alexa. There are thousands of free Alexa skills that you can enable, with more being added all the time.
  • Use the mobile version of Amazon.com for a simplified shopping experience.
  • Reorder easily with the Amazon Dash Button.
  • Enjoy movies and TV shows with audio description on Amazon Video.

Echo Dot

Reading disabilities

  • Customize your reading experience (fonts, text, size, brightness, contrast) on Kindle and Fire tablet devices.
  • Try the OpenDyslexic font on Kindle and Kindle for iOS, FireOS, and Android.
  • Read books on your Kindle e-reader without screen glare, even in bright sunlight.
  • Experience Immersion Reading to listen and read at the same time, with real-time highlighting. Immersion Reading is available on Kindle Apps for Android and iOS and on selected Amazon Fire devices.
  • Listen to Audible books and Kindle e-books using Amazon Echo and other devices with Alexa. For Audible books, you can also use the Audible app on FireOS, iOS, and Android devices. Text-to-speech is available for selected Kindle e-books, and you can use VoiceView on Amazon Fire tablet and Kindle e-reader devices.
  • Shop on Amazon, set timers and alarms, manage your to-do list, check the weather, listen to the news, identify travel routes, play music, read along with Kindle books, and even adjust supported smart home thermostats with your voice using Amazon Echo and other devices with Alexa. There are thousands of free Alexa skills that you can enable, with more being added all the time.
  • Use the mobile version of Amazon.com for a simplified shopping experience.
  • Reorder easily with the Amazon Dash Button.

Fire TV

Deaf / Hard of hearing

  • Watch your Amazon Videos with closed captioning displayed. Look for the CC icon when shopping for movies and TV shows.
  • Customize how your closed captions appear for Amazon Videos and web videos on Fire TV and Fire tablet devices.
  • If you have hearing in only one ear, you can switch from stereo to mono audio on Fire tablet devices.
  • Alexa Captioning lets you see text captions of supported responses from Alexa in real time on Echo devices with a screen. To learn more about Alexa Captioning, go to Use Captioning on Echo.

Amazon Echo

Motor impairments

  • Use the mobile version of Amazon.com for an improved keyboard-only shopping experience.
  • Reorder easily with the Amazon Dash Button.
  • Shop on Amazon, set timers and alarms, check the weather, identify travel routes, learn about nearby stores, play music, order pizza, read Kindle and Audible books, and even control supported smart home devices like thermostats and lights with your voice using Amazon Echo and other devices with Alexa. There are thousands of free Alexa skills that you can enable, with more being added all the time.

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