The operating system is the software the phone uses to provide all its functionality and it determines how the person navigates around their phone, accesses the internet, finds and downloads apps and their general experience of the phone.
Some phones operating systems’ are more accessible for people with disabilities than others, though most phones today have some basic accessibility functions that make them easier to use.
If your phone does not have any of these features, you can download them for free in the Android App Store.
To access most accessibility options in your Android phone, go to Settings-Accessibility.
There are apps available that have been designed to meet the needs of people with disabilities, for example, Prologue2Go, a text-to-speech app for people who have difficulty with their speech.
Being able to download apps to your smartphone or tablet PC means you have a small, integrated device to store everything you need, rather than having a number of pieces of stand-alone equipment.
Older versions of the phone may run on older versions of the operating system so may not have all the features listed here.
To access most accessibility options in your i Phone, go to Settings-General-Accessibility.
Below find details of some of their accessibility functionality.Some of these accessibility apps are not compatible with older devices working on an older version of the Android operating system.The other operating systems for mobile devices such as, Windows Mobile OS and Symbian OS are not as widely used and do not have as many accessibility features as the two main OS systems above, but they are all working on improving accessibility in newer versions of their operating systems.The Apple i OS (currently Version 10) is the Operating System used for Apple i Pad tablets, i Phone smartphones and the i Pod touch.This operating system has a number of integrated functions that allow or improve access for people with disabilities.