The Next-Hour Precipitation Data in the Native Weather App is Not Accessible with VoiceOver

Category
Miscellaneous
Severity
Minor

Description

In the native iOS weather app, When rain or snow are coming in the next hour, a minute-by-minute precipitation chart appears at the top of the screen (U.S. and UK only).

Currently, VoiceOver only speaks the axis labels of this chart (Now, 10 minutes, 20 minutes, 30 minutes, 40 minutes, and 50 minutes). The amount of rain or snow expected for each of these intervals is not spoken by VoiceOver.

Steps to reproduce

To reproduce this issue you will need to be in either the U.S. or UK, and for there to be rain or snow expected in the next hour.

  1. Ensure that VoiceOver is enabled.
  2. Open the native iOS weather app.
  3. Perform a 4-finger single tap on the top half of your device's screen (to place VoiceOver focus on to the first UI element on this screen).
  4. Flick right with 1-finger repeatedly until VoiceOver focus lands on a UI element titled “Next-Hour Forecasts Next-Hour Precipitation”.
  5. Flick right repeatedly with 1-finger to move VoiceOver focus through the information presented for the next-hour precipitation.

You should find that VoiceOver will announce the time intervals which are the labels for the chart axis - now, 10 minutes, 20 minutes, 30 minutes, 40 minutes, and 50 minutes.

However, VoiceOver does not recognise or speak the precipitin data that is visually displayed on the chart for each of these time intervals.

Bug First Encountered

iOS/iPadOS 14.0

Device(s) bug has been encountered on

iPhone

How often the bug occurs

Always

Apple feedback #

FB8989948

Status

Active

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