Adobe AIR native extension

Access to application options and device information

The extension is available here: com.distriqt.Application


The accessibility features allow you to check the current state of accessibility features on the current device.

Voice Over

VoiceOver or TalkBack is an Accessibility feature that makes the device “easier” to operate for the blind and sight impaired. It uses combination of interactions to speak what is currently on the screen.

While this is helpful for purely native applications this generally results in a poor user experience for Adobe AIR applications.

To check if voice over is enabled:

var voiceOverEnabled:Boolean = Application.service.accessibility.voiceOverEnabled;

This indicates that the following services are enabled:

You can use this to change your UI accordingly or even limit the operation of your application.

iOS: VoiceOver

To enable VoiceOver on iOS:

Android: TalkBack

To enable TalkBack on Android: