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Accessibility menu Switch Access Volume key shortcut to start accessibility feature Dwell timing Touch & hold delay

Accessibility menu

We can activate the wizard menu or the menu for user assistance on the OnePlus smartphone by means of an additional button in the navigation bar.

The following functions are available in a larger view:

  • Assistant
  • Accessibility Settings
  • Power On/Off
  • Increase/decrease volume
  • Recently used apps
  • Increase/decrease brightness
  • Lock screen
  • Quick settings
  • Notifications
  • Screenshot

In addition, the view for large buttons can be activated in the options to facilitate the use of the smartphone.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Tap on  Accessibility Menu
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Accessibility Menu
Step 6:  Tap on  Allow
Step 7:  Confirm with  Got it
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on System
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Accessibility Menu
  5. Enable or disable Accessibility Menu
  6. Tap on Allow
  7. Confirm with Got it

Switch Access

People with disabilities can enable switch access on the OnePlus smartphone to operate the device using switches.

Compatible switches or devices can be connected via USB or Bluetooth, making it easier to select items, scroll, enter text and more.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Tap on  Switch Access
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Switch Access
Step 6:  Tap on  Allow
Step 7:  Choose  USB switch  or  Bluetooth switch
Step 8:  Tap on  Next  and follow the instructions on screen
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on System
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Switch Access
  5. Enable or disable Switch Access
  6. Tap on Allow
  7. Choose USB switch or Bluetooth switch
  8. Tap on Next and follow the instructions on screen

Volume key shortcut to start accessibility feature

To get quick access to a feature of the OnePlus smartphone's accessibility features, we can activate a volume button shortcut and select one of the following functions:

  • Color reversal
  • Color Correction
  • TalkBack
  • Accessibility Menu 
  • Select to Speak
  • Switch Access
  • Screenshot

Once the function has been enabled and a shortcut has been selected, the desired operating aid can be started by pressing and holding the volume keys for 3 seconds.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Tap on  Volume key shortcut
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Volume key shortcut
Step 6:  Tap on  Shortcut service
Step 7:  Choose a  Shortcut service
Step 8:  Tap on  Back
Step 9:  Enable or disable  Allow from lock screen
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on System
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Volume key shortcut
  5. Enable or disable Volume key shortcut
  6. Tap on Shortcut service
  7. Choose a Shortcut service
  8. Tap on Back
  9. Enable or disable Allow from lock screen

Dwell timing

If we use a USB or Bluetooth mouse on the OnePlus smartphone, we can activate an automatic click, which is automatically triggered after a defined period of pointer stop.

For the dwell time, a separate delay time can be set with the slider.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Tap on  Dwell timing
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Dwell timing
Step 6:  Swipe  left  or  right  to set the delay before click
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on System
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Dwell timing
  5. Enable or disable Dwell timing
  6. Swipe left or right to set the delay before click

Touch & hold delay

In most cases, when an item or app icon on the OnePlus smartphone is touched and held, additional menu items appear in a pop-up window to perform specific actions or control options.

The response time of touching and holding an item on the screen can be set in the following three options to adjust the duration:

  • Short
  • Medium
  • Long
Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Tap on  Touch & hold delay
Step 5:  Choose  Short, Medium  or  Long
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on System
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Tap on Touch & hold delay
  5. Choose Short, Medium or Long

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