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How to Turn on and Turn off Windows 8 Narrator

Narrator is a people-oriented service provided by Microsoft Operating systems including Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows XP. It transforms the word into voice on the computer, which can greatly assist users with poor sight to read the contents displayed on the screen and use their computers with convenience. Consequently, it is of significance to know how to turn on and turn off Narrator on computer. Meanwhile, this article will take Windows 8 as instance and show you how to realize the two operations.

Video Guide:

1. Methods to turn on Windows 8 Narrator

Method 1: Turn it on by means of composite key.

You can press WIN key and Enter to turn it on instantly.

Method 2: Turn on Windows 8 Narrator in Search bar.

Step 1: Press the composite key of WIN key+F to open Search bar.

Step 2: Choose Apps in the list, enter narrator in the search box and click Narrator on the left results, as shown in the following photo.

Besides, after turning on Windows 8 Narrator, you are capable of making changes to its settings such as voice, navigation, commands, etc. More specifically speaking, on the desktop, you can click Narrator icon on the left of task bar to open Narrator Settings window, and then make changes to Voice, Navigation and other settings in it.

2. Methods to turn off Windows 8 Narrator

Way 1: Turn it off by composite key.

Step 1: Press the composite key of Caps Lock+Esc to open Exit Narrator window.

Step 2: Click Yes to exit it.

Way 2: Turn off Windows 8 Narrator in Narrator Settings.

Step 1: Open Narrator Settings window.

Please refer to the operation introduced above.

Step 2: Select Exit.

Step 3: Click Yes in the Exit Narrator window.

If you would like to experience the function of Narrator or need to use it on your Windows 8 PC, you can apply the above methods without delay.

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