Woman Demonstrates iPhone Tricks For Visually Impaired


Did you know about these iPhone features for the visually impaired?

Twitter user Kristy Viers posted a quick informational video about how she uses the device's built in features to do everything from compose a tweet to search Safari.

"I thought I would share how I, as someone who is visually impaired use my iPhone."

The video has already wracked up over 7.5 million views and has prompted a flood of comments surprised by the unknown features.

Other users jumped in to share other assistive features on sites like Twitter that help visually impaired users.

For example, @cisodiagonal pointed out Twitter's ALT field, where users can describe a photo they've uploaded and provide additional context for someone who might not be able to see the photo itself.

The video also sparked a conversation about how developers can better accommodate all users.

"Missing or incorrect labels are the biggest problem," Kristy writes. "Some buttons only show up visually."

Take a moment to share with a friend, and consider using assistive features in your next post to make your content more accessible to all users!

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