Office Accessibility Center - Resources for people with disabilities

If you have a disability, or if you care about someone who does, you'll find a wealth of help and support for using our products. Start here, at the Office Accessibility Center for people with disabilities.

Office accessibility

What do you want to do?

To find help, select the Down Arrow to the right of the topic that you want.

Most Office 365 products include the Accessibility Checker tool. With one click, this tool gives you a report of issues that might cause problems for people with disabilities, and steps for how to fix them.

Learn how to make your content accessible:

Outlook and Mail products Word products Excel products PowerPoint products OneNote products Sway products SharePoint products

Learn about other useful tools

Read about how to create an accessible PDF, how to make an accessible Word template, or how to add alternative text to many different kinds of images.

Each product icon shown below links to a resource page for that product. You'll find links to a wealth of accessibility help, such as keyboard shortcuts and articles about how to use your screen reader (Narrator, JAWS, VoiceOver, and Talkback) to do basic tasks on any device.

Outlook and Mail products Word products Excel products PowerPoint products OneNote products Office Lens OneDrive and OneDrive for Business

Sway products Skype for Business products Delve Project and Planner SharePoint products Exchange Online Yammer products

Help for more products:

Accessibility in Docs.com

To get demos of Office 365 accessibility features (done by the teams that created them), tune in to the Microsoft Mechanics video series.

You might also like these tutorial videos:

Learn to create more accessible Word documents

Using Mail for Windows 10 with Narrator

Learn what's new in accessibility for each of these products on Office 365:

Note: If you'd like to be among the first to access these improvements, join the Office Insider program.

Technical support for people with disabilities

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.

If you are a government, commercial, or enterprise user, please contact the enterprise Disability Answer Desk.

Talk to us

At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. We are committed to delivering great experiences to people with disabilities.

If you have feedback to offer, or requests to make of us, we encourage you to let us know via Microsoft Accessibility Forum.

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