BlackBerry Curve 9320 9315 9310 9220 - BlackBerry Screen Reader settings

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BlackBerry Screen Reader settings

Speech settings


Change the volume of
the BlackBerry Screen
Reader voice.


Change the speech rate
of the BlackBerry
Screen Reader. The
slowest setting is 1,
while the fastest is 10.


Change the sound pitch
of the BlackBerry
Screen Reader voice.

User Guide

Accessibility options


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The lowest pitch is 1,
while the highest is 10.
Changing the pitch
might make the
BlackBerry Screen
Reader easier to

Silent on Calls

Prevent the BlackBerry
Screen Reader from
reading back
information while
you're on a call.

Information settings


Select the amount of
information read back
on a screen. Selecting
High provides more
information, while
selecting Low provides
less information. You
might want to select the
High setting when
learning to use the
smartphone and move
to the Low setting as
you become familiar
with the smartphone.

Keyboard Echo

Select the amount of
information read back
when typing in a text

• The None option

doesn't read any
speech back when
typing on a text

User Guide

Accessibility options


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• The Characters

option reads back
only characters.
The Words option
reads back only

• The Characters and

words option reads
back both
characters and


Select the amount of
punctuation symbols
read back when typing.
The settings are Off,
Some, Most, or All.

Other settings

Auto Start

Start the BlackBerry Screen
Reader automatically after a
phone reset.

Mute on Keypad Lock

Mute the BlackBerry Screen
Reader when the keypad is
locked and prevent the
application from reading the
unlock information each
time you press a key.

Secret Editor Mode

Controls whether passwords
are read back as you type in
the information. You can
choose between Asterisks,
Characters or None.

Audible Notifications

Play a sound when the
smartphone switches from
Command or Key Describer
mode after pressing the right
convenience key.

User Guide

Accessibility options


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• When Key Describer

mode is on, you can
discover the input and
shortcut functions of
each physical key upon
pressing the keys.

• When Command Mode is

on, you can use the
shortcut features that
comes with the
BlackBerry Screen