Text to Speech functionality for the Fios TV on-screen guide can enhance accessibility for customers with visual or other impairments. Text to Speech provides an audible voice readout of on-screen text, such as menu and guide data. This feature can be enabled or disabled via the on-screen guide.
How to enable Text to Speech
Text to Speech functionality is available on most Verizon set-top boxes. The feature can be enabled via the settings menu:
Menu > Settings > System > Accessibility > Text to Speech > on/off
If you need help getting the Text to Speech feature to work on your set-top box, contact us anytime at 1.800.Verizon (1.800.837.4966). One of our skilled representatives can enable the feature for you remotely.
Set-top box compatibility
If you are disabled and feel you would benefit from Text to Speech but have a set-top box that isn’t compatible with this functionality, you can swap your set-top box for a compatible alternative at no charge. If you need help installing new equipment, a Verizon technician will assist you at no charge.