Use VoiceView Over Bluetooth on Kindle

Pair your supported Bluetooth audio device, and then press the power button for nine seconds on your compatible Kindle to start VoiceView.

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Before connecting your Kindle to your accessory, please review all the setup instructions for your Bluetooth audio device. There is no audio announcement or feedback until the last step.

  • To use VoiceView over Bluetooth:
    1. Turn on your Bluetooth device and set it to pairing mode.
    2. Press and hold the power button on your Kindle for nine seconds. Then press two fingers spaced apart on the screen for one second.
    3. Wait up to two minutes to hear audio VoiceView instructions to "Hold two fingers on the screen to use this audio device with VoiceView screen reader on Kindle."
    After pairing to a Bluetooth audio device, VoiceView will save the connection.
  • There are a few ways to turn off or suspend VoiceView on your Kindle.
    • Turn off your Bluetooth audio device.
    • On your Kindle, select the Quick Actions menu at the top of the screen, and then double tap to open the menu. Select VoiceView Settings, and then select and double tap Off.
    • To suspend VoiceView press the power button on your Kindle. VoiceView resumes within around five seconds when you wake the Kindle. To wake, press the Kindle power button once, and then double tap on the screen.


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