Article ID : 00274544 / Last Modified : 17/05/2022

My TV can't control devices connected via HDMI (CEC) when the TalkBack feature is enabled

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    Note: This information is for Google TV™ and Android TV™ models only. Check if your TV is a Google TV or Android TV model if you're unsure what TV type you have.

    Key passing of CEC is not supported when the TalkBack feature is enabled. If you want to control a device connected via HDMI, disable the TalkBack feature, or use the Screen Reader feature instead of TalkBack.


    How to disable TalkBack or activate the Screen Reader feature

    Steps for Google TV

    Disable the TalkBack feature:

    Activate the Screen Reader feature:

    Steps for Android TV

    Disable the TalkBack feature:

    Activate the Screen Reader feature: