Learn how to customize your controller settings, set up display zoom, and enable closed captions using accessibility settings on PlayStation®5 consoles.
If you add Accessibility to the control centre, you can adjust these settings from here as well.
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.
You can magnify the contents of cards displaying web pages. Press the options button and select Zoom or Magnify.
Enlarge text or images without changing the size of the window. The page layout may change.
Press the L3 and R3 buttons to zoom in or out.
Enlarge what's on the screen without changing the page layout. To see the entire page, you may need to scroll up, down, left, or right.
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.
Change text size.
Turn on to display text in boldface type.
Turn on to change the colour of text and backgrounds to improve contrast and legibility.
Show a check mark on enabled settings so you can easily see that they're turned on.
Set the speed of horizontal scrolling of text.
Turn on to reduce motion effects and screen movement.
The 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.
You can do the following operations when text is being read aloud.
Set the rate of speech.
Choose a voice.
Drag the slider to adjust the volume of spoken text.
The screen reader is currently available in:
By default, what you're watching determines the way closed captions are displayed.
To customize how closed captions look on the screen, select Closed Captions Settings, turn on Custom Caption Style, 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.
Turn the chat transcription on or off.
Choose one of the available languages. Text you enter is read aloud and text you speak is transcribed in this language to other players if they're also using chat transcription. By default, your console language is used as your spoken language. If your console language isn't supported, the spoken language defaults to English.
Chat transcription is available in:
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 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.
You can let your keyboard do the talking. Select Say something and then enter text using the on-screen keyboard. Your text is read aloud to the other players using the Voice Type you chose during set-up.
Use Multitasking to see what other players in your voice chat are saying while doing something.
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