Windows 10 is such an operating system, which facilitates all kinds of users. It has even provided such features in it that facilitate the disabled users. For example, some people are deaf or hearing impaired. Such users cannot understand the sound notifications. Therefore, there must be some way through which such users can interact with their operating system. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can use the text or visual cues instead of sound in Windows 10.
Using the Text or Visual Cues Instead of Sound in Windows 10
In order to use the text or visual cues instead of sound in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:
Type control panel in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search results to launch the new control panel window. The newly opened Control Panel window is shown in the following image:
Now click on the Ease of Access tab as highlighted in the image shown above.
Under the Ease of Access window, click on the Ease of Access Center tab as highlighted in the image shown below:
Click on the link saying, “Use text or visual alternatives for sound” as highlighted in the following image:
Now check the checkboxes corresponding to the fields saying, “Use visual cues instead of sound” and “Turn on text captions for spoken dialogue (when available)” as highlighted in the image shown below:
Once you have checked these checkboxes, click on the Apply button and then click on the OK button in order to save your settings as shown in the following image:
After performing all these steps, restart your computer system in order for the changes to take effect.
By following the method discussed in this article, you can easily enable the text or visual cues instead of sound in Windows 10. This method is quite simple and convenient to use and by following all the steps correctly, you can facilitate such users who have hearing disabilities.