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Switch Access Touch & hold delay Click when cursor stops Volume keys shortcut for accesibility feature

Switch Access

Switch access allows people with motor impairments to operate the Huawei smartphone and other mobile devices using one or more switches. With the help of switches you can select elements, scroll, enter text and more. Suitable devices can be connected via USB or paired via Bluetooth.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Accessibility features
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Tap on  Switch Access
Step 5:  Activate or deactivate  Switch Access
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Accessibility features
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Switch Access
  5. Activate or deactivate Switch Access

Touch & hold delay

On the Huawei smartphone there are menu parts or additional functions that you can tap and hold. This response time can be configured in three levels (short / medium / long). A very good example is tapping and holding an app shortcut on the home screen.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Accessibility feaures
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Tap on  Touch & hold delay
Step 5:  Choose between Short, Medium or Long
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Accessibility feaures
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Touch & hold delay
  5. Choose between Short, Medium or Long

Click when cursor stops

If the Huawei smartphone is used with a mouse, you can set the mouse pointer to click automatically when it is stopped. The delay from the "click" is set using a slider.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Accessibility features
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Tap on  Click when cursor stops
Step 5:  Activate or deactivate  Click when cursor stops
Step 6:  Pull the  bar  to set the click delay
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Accessibility features
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Click when cursor stops
  5. Activate or deactivate Click when cursor stops
  6. Pull the bar to set the click delay

Volume keys shortcut for accesibility feature

We can enable a shortcut of the operating aids on the Huawei smartphone to get quick access to a feature, such as TalkBack or colour correction. To do this, we press both volume buttons for three seconds. We can determine whether this function is already allowed on the lock screen.

Note: In this guide we will enable the volume key shortcut, select a function and give permission to be available from the lock screen. The above steps are for illustration purposes only and can be skipped.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Accessibility features
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Tap on  Accessibility shortcut
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Accessibility shortcut
Step 6:  Confirm with  OK
Step 7:  Enable or disable  Allow when screen is locked
Step 8:  Tap on  Select feature
Step 9:  Select an  accessibility feature
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Accessibility features
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Accessibility shortcut
  5. Enable or disable Accessibility shortcut
  6. Confirm with OK
  7. Enable or disable Allow when screen is locked
  8. Tap on Select feature
  9. Select an accessibility feature

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