How to Turn Off or On Keyboard Shortcut for Narrator in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users steps to enable or disable keyboard shortcut for Narrator app in Windows 11. Narrator is a screen-reading app that’s built into Windows 11, so there’s nothing you need to download or install.

Narrator helps those with limited vision or those who are unable to see text clearly on their screen. Narrator has also been improved and integrated tightly in Windows 11.

By default, one can quickly turn On or Off the Narrator app simply by pressing the keyboard shortcuts below:

Windows key + CTRL + ENTER

At times, you may mistakenly turn on Narrator without knowing using the keyboard shortcut above. If you want turn of the shortcut so that you don’t accidentally enable Narrator, the steps below will show you how.

How to disable or enable Narrator keyboard shortcut in Windows 11

As mentioned above, Narrator is a screen-reading app that’s built into Windows 11 to help those with limited vision or those who are unable to see text clearly on their screen.

You can press the Windows key + CTRL + ENTER keys to turn on or off Narrator in Windows 11.

If you want to disable the keyboard shortcuts to prevent you from enabling Narrator mistakenly, follow the steps below.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings app. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from the System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

windows 11 start settings

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In Windows Settings, click Accessibility, and select Narrator on the right pane of your screen shown in the image below.

windows 11 turn on narrator

On the Accessibility > Narrator settings pane, under Use Narrator, toggle the switch to On or Off to enable or disable keyboard shortcut for Narrator.

windows 11 narrator keyboard shortcut

You can close Windows Settings app.

That should do it!

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