Learn how to customise your controller settings, set up display zoom, and enable closed captions using accessibility settings on PlayStation®5 consoles.
Turn on Enable Custom Button Assignments to use a custom button layout.
Select Customise Button Assignments and select a controller button to change its button assignments.
When you are finished, select Confirm.
Select Reset to return to the default layout.
You can set the intensity of the trigger effect. The trigger effect feature lets you feel varying levels of tension and resistance from the L2 and R2 buttons in response to your gameplay. Experience this feature in games that support it.
The zoom function is unavailable with some features or apps, such as
When using certain features, such as playing a game or watching disc-based media, the display area won't move even if Adjust Display Area to Movement is turned on.
Reverse text and background colours on the screen. When this setting is enabled, HDR (high dynamic range) is turned off.
Turn on Enable Colour Filter and choose a Colour Filter to provide alternative colour options.
Drag the slider to adjust the colour Intensity.
Screen reader reads aloud on-screen text. It also provides spoken guidance for operating the console.
Please note that the screen reader is available only in certain languages. The language spoken by the screen reader is tied to your console language.
To enable the screen reader and configure settings, go to the home screen and select Settings > Accessibility > Screen Reader.
You can do the following operations when text is being read aloud.
Closed captions help you follow along with what's being spoken on your screen, providing text for dialogue and audio cues. To enable and configure closed captions:
Go to Settings > Accessibility > Closed Captions, and then turn on Display Closed Captions.
By default, what you're watching determines the way closed captions are displayed.
To customise how closed captions look on your screen, select Closed Captions Settings, turn off Display Closed Captions as Specified by Content, and then configure the following:
Font size, colour, edges, and opacity
Background colour and opacity, window colour and opacity
The chat transcription feature (speech-to-text and text-to-speech) converts the voices of other players in voice chat in parties and supported games, and reads aloud text you enter to other players. Chat transcription in game chat is available only in games that support it.
To enable chat transcription and configure chat transcription settings, go to Settings > Accessibility > Chat Transcription:
Choose one of the available languages. Text you enter is read aloud and text you speak is transcribed in this language. By default, your console language is used as your spoken language. If your console language isn't supported, the spoken language defaults to English.
Choose a voice type to represent you. Other players in the voice chat hear this voice when text you enter is read aloud to them.
To use chat transcription, you'll need to be in a voice chat.
After you set up chat transcription, the voices of other players are converted to text and appear on the right side of the voice chat card.
If you want, let your keyboard do the talking for you. Select Say something and use the on-screen keyboard to enter text. The text you enter is read aloud to the other players in the Voice Type you chose.
Use Multitasking to see what other players in your voice chat are saying while doing something.
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