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Google Talkback APK

Latest Version: Google Talkback 4.2.0.apk


What's New:

  • This update of TalkBack has integrated a number of improvements.
  • New option to dim the screen while Talkback is enabled.
  • Alternate context menu.
  • Improved ability to customize gestures on Android 4.1 and greater.
  • Configurable keyboard shortcuts on Android 4.3 and greater.
  • Support for modifying SeekBar controls with the volume keys.
  • We’ve also fixed a number of bugs around auto scroll functionality, and improved TalkBack’s speech interruption settings.

What is Google Talkback?

TalkBack is an Accessibility Service that helps blind and vision-impaired users interact with their devices.

Talkback adds spoken, audible, and vibration feedback to your device. It is a system application that was pre-installed on most devices and is updated when the accessibility service is improved.

For help with Talkback, see:

This app is only activated if you explicitly turn on Accessibility.

Steps to activate Accessibility:
1. Go to Settings
2. Select Accessibility

(Android 3.2 and earlier)
3. Enable Accessibility checkbox
4. Enable TalkBack checkbox

(Android 4.0)
3. Select TalkBack and enable the switch
4. Select back and enable explore-by-touch

(Android 4.1 and above):
3. Select TalkBack and enable the switch

Older APK Versions of Google Talkback

Google Talkback 3.5.1 APK Download

Added on December 13, 2013


  • Improved handling of text input in Korean
  • Improved handling of volume key presses on tablets
  • Resolved issue related to dictation on Android 4.4
  • Resolved issue related to speaking of caller ID information on Android 4.4
  • Removes stored custom labels for an application if uninstalled
  • Other bug fixes

Google Talkback 3.5.2 APK Download

Added on September 17, 2014


  • Improved support for navigating web content
  • Ability to assign shortcut actions for tapping on the side of the device. [Experimental]
  • Many new keyboard shortcuts (availble from Android 4.1+)
  • Custom actions (availble on devices newer than Android 4.4)
  • Other bug fixes

Google Talkback 4.1.0 APK Download

Added on March 9, 2015


  • Improved handling of web and scrollable content
  • Reduced latency
  • Fix TTS crashing when speak long text
  • Announce battery status when connected to charger
  • Add support for hints


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