Screen reader alerts allow you to hear custom announcements using your screen reader whenever specific actions are performed in Zoom, such as when the host has muted audio, when closed captioning is available, or when you have received an IM chat message. You can manage which alerts you want the screen reader to announce.
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You can enable or disable the following alerts that will play when certain actions are performed.
The following screen reader alerts are available on Windows and macOS devices. Some alerts are only announced when you are the host of a meeting, such as when a participant has joined or left a meeting or when a participant has raised or lowered their hand.
Make sure your screen reader is turned on before you use Zoom. When one of the above actions is performed, your screen reader will play the alert preceded by the word "alert".