Screen Reader
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Screen Reader

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A web-powered screen reader

Please note that this extension is now in maintenance mode; no new additions will be made moving forward. This is scheduled to be deprecated. The Chrome Screen reader extension is a showcase of a fully featured screen reader for the web built using only web technologies such as html and javascript. This extension specifically works within the Chrome browser to read content aloud. For more comprehensive solutions, we recommend the use of full system screen readers like ChromeVox on Chrome OS, VoiceOver on Mac, JAWS, NVDA or Narrator on Windows, etc. By installing this extension, you agree to the Google Terms of Service and Privacy Policy at

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Richard BuggyJun 13, 2024

There needs to be an easy way to enable/disable the plugin so that developers can quickly test pages with a screen reader. The plugin breaks the extensions tab so if you don't keep it open then the only way to disable it involves removing the plugin first.

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oss teamJun 5, 2024

Hi all. Instructions on how to deactivate this extension 1) remove this screen reader from your extensions (if it was added) 2) open your extensions in a new tab (settings -> extensions) 3) in a separate tab, add this screen reader to your extensions (in other words - install this extension) 4) go to the extensions tab (step 2) 5) switch (deactivate) this screen reader 6) If you are using a screen reader, remember to keep the tab with your extensions open, otherwise you will need to follow st... Show more

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ManjitJun 5, 2024

Howabout you test your product functionality. Once actived you are unable it deactive it.

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    April 21, 2024
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    Google LLC
    1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy Mountain View, CA 94043 US
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