1. belcher10's Avatar
    Hello all,
    I'm a bit of a technophobe and could really do with some help from some good people:-)
    I have the blackberry Q10 and actually loving it and find it quite easy to use to be fair.
    The only thing is, when it's in my pocket a few buttons must get pressed and it asks if I want to 'agree' to activate voice control. usually I just press 'I don't agree' and it's then ok. Yesterday though, it had activated the voice control and now it won't switch off. Every time I press any app on the screen the woman's voice just tells me what I'm pressing but doesn't actually go into the app. I can't do anything. I can't call, text, go on the internet or even get into setting to switch this off. It just keeps talking.

    Any ideas, anyone?
    Thanks in advance.
    01-25-14 02:36 PM
  2. el13adnin0's Avatar
    Did u ask her politely to turn off?

    Posted via CB10
    01-25-14 03:36 PM
  3. CarGuy1368's Avatar
    Have you tried a battery pull?

    Posted via the super amazing BlackBerry Q10
    01-25-14 09:32 PM
  4. John Vieira's Avatar
    Tap the power button 3 times quickly.

    I believe you've accidentally turned on screen reader mode

    via Z30
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    01-25-14 09:43 PM
  5. belcher10's Avatar
    1. ha, yes i did ask politely but unfortunately women never listen to me ;-)

    2. yep tried that.

    3. JOHN YOU'RE A LEGEND! all working now! I knew it had to be something simple. thank you so much. take care of yourself.
    01-26-14 05:06 PM
  6. UknwWhu's Avatar
    Experiencing the same problem. The cause is the stock headphones

    Posted via CB10
    04-01-14 05:22 AM
  7. pete1961's Avatar
    The same thing happened to me this morning. Your advice was spot on. Thanks heaps.
    04-12-14 11:07 PM
  8. Shonee Mirchandani's Avatar
    thank you so much. This saved me a lot of frustration.
    07-02-15 10:39 AM
  9. amancuso's Avatar
    Thank you John Vieira..I had same issue.."Screen Reader Mode". All good now.. Thank you brother.
    04-15-16 09:49 AM

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