Screen Reader Methods

Methods

Screen Reader Testing Strategy

Desktop

Testing must be done in order of the following screen reader/browser combinations.

  1. JAWS with IE on Windows

  2. NVDA with Firefox on Windows

  3. VoiceOver with Safari on Mac OS

Mobile

Use the native screen reader and the following browsers.

  • Android: TalkBack with Chrome

  • iOS: VoiceOver with Safari

Screen Reader Verbosity

Screen readers typically allow users to customize what details their screen reader will announce. Unless otherwise specified, all screen reader testing methods assume default verbosity settings.

Screen Reader Set Up

Other Screen Reader Resources

Videos