Use a screen reader to work with suggestions in To-Do

Use To-Do for iPhone with VoiceOver, the built-in iOS screen reader, to mark tasks complete, add them to My Day, and fetch additional suggested tasks. The Suggestions view lists your uncompleted tasks that are, for example, overdue or due today.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in iOS screen reader, VoiceOver. To learn more about using VoiceOver, visit Apple accessibility.

  • This topic assumes that you are using an iPhone. Some navigation and gestures might be different for an iPad.

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Open Suggestions

  1. In the My Day view in To-Do, swipe right until VoiceOver announces: "Suggestions, button."

  2. Double-tap the screen to open the Suggestions view.

Complete tasks

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe right until VoiceOver announces the item you want to mark complete.

  2. Swipe right once more. VoiceOver announces: "Not completed to-do item, button."

  3. To mark the item complete, double-tap the screen.

Add a task to My Day

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe right until VoiceOver announces the item you want to add to My Day.

  2. Double-tap the screen to select the item and open the Details view.

  3. Swipe right until VoiceOver announces: "Add to-do item to My Day, button."

  4. Double-tap the screen to select and add the item to My Day.

Load more suggestions

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe right until VoiceOver announces: "More, button."

  2. Double-tap the screen to select the button and load more items.

Close Suggestions

  1. While on an item in the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe left until VoiceOver announces: "Done, button."

  2. Double-tap the screen to select the button and close the Suggestions view.

See also

Use a screen reader to work with tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with lists in To-Do

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Learn how to navigate To-Do using accessible features

Use To-Do for Android with TalkBack, the built-in Android screen reader, to mark tasks complete, add them to My Day, and fetch additional suggested tasks. The Suggestions view lists your uncompleted tasks that are, for example, overdue or due today.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in Android screen reader, TalkBack. To learn more about using TalkBack, go to Android accessibility.

  • This topic assumes you are using this app with an Android phone. Some navigation and gestures might be different for an Android tablet.

In this topic

Open Suggestions

  1. In the My Day view in To-Do, swipe right until TalkBack announces: "Suggestions."

  2. Double-tap the screen to open the Suggestions view.

Complete tasks

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe right until TalkBack announces the item you want to mark complete.

  2. Swipe right twice. TalkBack announces: "Uncompleted to-do."

  3. To mark the item complete, double-tap the screen. TalkBack announces: "Completed to-do."

Add a task to My Day

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe right until TalkBack announces the item you want to add to My Day.

  2. Swipe right until TalkBack announces: "Add to-do to My Day button."

  3. Double-tap the screen to select and add the item to My Day.

Close Suggestions

  1. While on an item in the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe left until TalkBack announces: "Back button."

  2. Double-tap the screen to select the button and close the Suggestions view. The My Day view opens and TalkBack announces: "My Day."

See also

Use a screen reader to work with tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with lists in To-Do

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Learn how to navigate To-Do using accessible features

Use To-Do for Windows 10 with Narrator, the built-in Windows screen reader, to mark tasks complete, add them to My Day, and fetch additional suggested tasks. The Suggestions view lists your uncompleted tasks that are, for example, overdue or due today.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in Windows screen reader, Narrator. To learn more about using Narrator, go to Get started with Narrator.

  • This topic assumes you are using this app with a Windows phone. Some navigation and gestures might be different for a tablet or PC.

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Open Suggestions

  1. In the My Day view in To-Do, swipe left repeatedly until Narrator announces: "Suggestions button."

    Tip: You can also explore the items on the screen. To explore, place your finger on the screen and slowly drag it around. When you find an item, Narrator announces it. For example, to navigate to the Suggestions button in the My Day view, place your finger on the screen and drag it to the top right corner until Narrator announces: "Suggestions button." To stop exploring, just lift your finger and the focus stays where you left it.

  2. Double-tap the screen to open the Suggestions view.

Complete tasks

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe right until Narrator announces the item you want to mark complete.

  2. Swipe right once more. Narrator announces: "Unchecked complete check box."

  3. To mark the item complete, double-tap the screen.

Add a task to My Day

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe right until Narrator announces the item you want to add to My Day.

  2. Keep swiping right until Narrator announces: "Add to My Day."

  3. Double-tap the screen to select and add it to My Day.

Load more suggestions

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe left until Narrator announces: "Load more suggestions, hyperlink."

  2. Double-tap the screen to select and load more items.

Close Suggestions

  1. While on an item in the Suggestions view in To-Do, swipe left until Narrator announces: "Done button."

  2. Double-tap the screen to select the button and close the Suggestions view. The My Day view opens and Narrator announces: "My Day."

See also

Use a screen reader to work with tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with lists in To-Do

Learn how to navigate To-Do using accessible features

Use To-Do for Web with your keyboard and Narrator, the built-in Windows screen reader, to mark tasks complete, add them to My Day, and fetch additional suggested tasks. The Suggestions view lists your uncompleted tasks that are, for example, overdue or due today.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in Windows screen reader, Narrator. To learn more about using Narrator, go to Get started with Narrator.

  • This topic assumes you are using this app with a PC. Some navigation and gestures might be different for a Windows phone or tablet.

  • When you use To-Do for Web, we recommend that you use Microsoft Edge as your web browser. BecauseTo-Do for Web runs in your web browser, the keyboard shortcuts are different from those in the desktop program. For example, you’ll use Ctrl+F6 instead of F6 for jumping in and out of the commands. Also, common shortcuts like F1 (Help) and Ctrl+O (Open) apply to the web browser – not To-Do for Web.

In this topic

Open Suggestions

  1. In the My Day view in To-Do, press Tab repeatedly until Narrator announces: "Access suggested to-dos via Suggestions button."

  2. Press Enter to select the button and open the Suggestions view.

Complete tasks

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, press Tab repeatedly until Narrator announces the item you want to mark complete.

  2. Press Tab once more. Narrator announces: "Unchecked, mark as completed check box."

  3. To mark the item complete, press Enter.

Add a task to My Day

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, press Tab repeatedly until Narrator announces the item you want to add to My Day.

  2. The focus is on the item. To move to the Add to My Day button, press Tab twice more. Narrator announces: "Add to My Day."

  3. Press Enter to select and add the item to My Day.

Load more suggestions

  1. In the Suggestions view in To-Do, press Tab repeatedly until Narrator announces: "More button."

  2. Press Enter to select and load more items.

Close Suggestions

  1. While on an item in the Suggestions view in To-Do, press Shift+Tab until Narrator announces: "Hide suggested to-dos button. Done."

  2. Press Enter to select the button and close the Suggestions view. The My Day view opens and Narrator announces: "Access suggested to-dos via suggestions button."

See also

Use a screen reader to work with tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with lists in To-Do

Learn how to navigate To-Do using accessible features

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Microsoft wants to provide the best possible experience for all our customers. If you have a disability or questions related to accessibility, please contact the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk for technical assistance. The Disability Answer Desk support team is trained in using many popular assistive technologies and can offer assistance in English, Spanish, French, and American Sign Language. Please go to the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk site to find out the contact details for your region.

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