Use Windows to make your Office experience accessible

To make Office 2016 more accessible for people with disabilities, take advantage of the accessibility tools that you find in the Windows Ease of Access settings.

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Explore Ease of Access settings

The most commonly used accessibility options are part of your PC or device settings. To explore the options, do one of the following:

  • Press the Windows Start menu, select Settings (Windows 10) or Change PC settings (Windows 8), and then select Ease of Access.

  • Go to the Ease of Access Center by pressing the Windows logo key+U.

Search for accessibility settings

  • Press the Windows key to access the Cortana window. You'll hear, "Cortana window, search box, editing".

  • Type View current Accessibility Settings.

  • Use the Down Arrow to browse through the search results. Press Enter to select one.

Technical support for people with disabilities

Microsoft wants to provide the best possible experience for all our customers. If you have a disability or have 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 visit the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk site to find out the contact details for your region.

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