iPad & iPhone Quiz: Accessibility for Vision, Hearing and Mobility Impairment

Apple is an industry leader in designing accessible computers. The iOS 10 software update for iPhones and iPad includes various new and improved accessibility features for people with vision, hearing and mobility impairment.

Take the following short quiz for insights into some of the most impactful features.

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Quiz Transcript

 

Questions for iPad / iPhone Quiz

1. How can you make iPhone Messages more noticeable for someone with hearing loss?

A. Setup the alerts to repeat

B. Setup a custom vibration pattern

C. Turn LED Flash for alerts

D. All of the above

 

2. Once activated in Settings, how do you launch your iPad or iPhone camera as a magnifying glass?

A. Double tap the screen with three fingers

B. Double tap the home button

C. Triple tap the home button

D. Swipe down with two fingers from the top of the screen

 

3. Once activated in Settings, how do you prompt your iPad to read the contents on the screen?

A. Double tap the screen with three fingers

B. Double tap the home button

C. Triple tap the home button

D. Swipe down with two fingers from the top of the screen

 

4. What is the name of the feature that provides onscreen shortcuts to control your device?

A. AssistiveTouch

B. Touch Accommodations

C. VoiceOver

D. Guided Access

 

Answers for iPad / iPhone Quiz:

1. How can you make iPhone Messages more noticeable for someone with hearing loss?

Correct Answer: D. Swipe down with two fingers from the top of the screen

Custom Vibrations: 
Sounds > Text Tone > Vibration

Repeat Alerts: 
Notifications > Messages > Repeat Alerts

LED Flash:

General > Accessibility > LED Flash for Alerts

 

Turn on custom vibrations, repeat alerts and/or LED Flashing to make incoming Messages more noticable.

Turn on custom vibrations, repeat alerts and/or LED Flashing to make incoming Messages more noticable.

2. Once activated in Settings, how do you launch your iPad or iPhone camera as a magnifying glass?

Correct answer: C. Triple tap the home button

Turn on Magnifier in Settings:
General > Accessibility > Magnifier
 

Tap the home button three times in rapid succession to launch the camera magnifier.

Tap the Home button three times in rapid succession to activate the Magnifier feature.

Tap the Home button three times in rapid succession to activate the Magnifier feature.

 

 

3. Once activated in Settings, how do you prompt your iPad to read the contents on the screen?

Correct answer: D. Swipe down with two fingers from the top of the screen

Activate Speak Screen in Settings:
General > Accessibility > Speech

Then slide down with two finger from the top of the screen to hear the content of the screen.

Turn on speak screen via Settings and activate to read webpages, email and more.

Turn on speak screen via Settings and activate to read webpages, email and more.

 

4. What is the name of the feature that provides onscreen shortcuts to control your device?

Correct answer: A. AssistiveTouch

Turn on AssistiveTouch in Settings:
General > Accessibility > AssistiveTouch

Once activated, a shortcut button will continuously display on the edge of the screen. When you tap it, choose from customizable options for controlling your device.

Use AssistiveTouch to perform actions such as locking the screen, taking a screenshot or activating Siri.

Use AssistiveTouch to perform actions such as locking the screen, taking a screenshot or activating Siri.