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Digital accessibility: Shared devices

Customising your online environment

Whether you use a PC, Mac or mobile device, we want you to get the best out of technology

We have created this guide to help with working online, and adjusting the technology to suit you

See below and the following pages for ways to customise your devices and online environment

Maximising your Mac


  • works like a digital magnifying glass. It uses the camera on your iPad or iPhone to increase the size of anything you point it at, so you can see the details more clearly

Colour customisation 

  • adjust the view on your Mac, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, and Apple TV so it works better for you 

  • Choose from a preset range of color filters on your iPhone or iPad or fine-tune them

  • Turn on Invert Colors on all your devices to instantly change the values and create more contrast

Make the most of Microsoft

Adapt Windows to your needs

Make changes 

  • Adjust the size of text, apps, and other items

  • Use a high contrast theme for elements onscreen

  • Enlarge Apps in the start menu

See where you are pointing

  • Make your mouse more visible by changing the color and size of the mouse pointer

  • Add pointer trails to see where the mouse is moving on the screen

  • Set visual feedback when you touch the screen

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