By Dominic, 3 May, 2023 Forum iOS and iPadOS What do you think of WhatsApp accessibility. How do you think they can improve accessibility. Have they fallen down in accessibility? What did I need to improve on. Options Log in or register to post comments Comments for me it works It depends on what operating system you're using it on. I mainly use it on iOS and windows and for my use case it works quite well. I hear the mac version isn't that great, but I can't comment on that because I don't have a mac. What are your views? Hey Dominic, to kick off the conversation, you should share your own thoughts and experiences with using WhatsApp. Specifically, have you encountered any challenges or limitations with accessibility? And what do you think WhatsApp could do to improve its accessibility features? Sharing your own insights will help spark discussion. Groups I sent that in the latest WhatsApp update group participants to answer in your contacts. Numbers are sort of mixed up which is a little bit in accessible and makes it harder to use. I like WhatsApp I find WhatsApp very accessible and everything works well for me. I use it to chat with friends and also in a couple of groups and all good. I also use WhatsApp to place voice and occasionally video calls and to receive said types of calls. For me all of the above use case works perfectly. Mostly great For the most part I find it excellent. They're implemented actions really well which helps a lot. It's better with VoiceOver on iPhone than it is with TalkBack on Android. The only issue really is that in groups, as you said, it speaks the name and number for people who are not in your contacts, which can really slow down reading through messages. I wonder why do you ask though? Are you having problems with the app? The Mac version has improved in terms of accessibility Hi. I can say that the mac version is much better than what is use to ;. It is mostly accessible and works well for me. I'm using a 2017 21.5 inch imac. For me, it is accessible and… For me, it is accessible and works well with Windows and IOS, but it's way too verbose on IOS, saying the numbers and names of people which are not in my contacts etc, but other than that it's fine. Numbers If you join too many groups with loads of randoms who are not in your contact list then be sure, your sin will find you out, as it says in the book of Numbers. That's quite clever for this time of the afternoon, isn't it? I also find the numbers thing rather annoying but apart from that, it's great. Let us know how it works on that other chap's old phone you now own. WhatsApp Both iOS and android. Android accessibility on WhatsApp just isn’t there. Actions aren’t a thing. There’s no option to reply. Overall, it’s just more of a. iOS 8 add people to contact if you don’t know them. Not to mention, the whole using two devices on WhatsApp thing. How am I supposed to scan a QR code anyway?. Overall iOS is way more accessible, when comes to WhatsApp, but where android science is telegram.. Different story.