Android Accessibility Testing and Fixing in 30 seconds

The Google Accessibility team recently invited Android developers from around the Bay Area to spend an afternoon learning how to make their applications accessible. The event showed these developers how easy it is to make their applications as accessible as possible. One of the tools featured was Android Lint. I was so impressed by the functionality that I made the following video: Android Accessibility Solution in 30 Seconds
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Creating a Shortcut for Accessibility Settings on Android

I do a lot of accessibility testing on Android and iOS devices and need to turn the screen readers on and off regularly. While iOS allows you to triple-click the home button, that simplified function is not yet available for Android. However, you can make it much easier by placing a shortcut to the accessibility panel onto the Android desktop. This short tutorial will walk you through it with a Google Nexus 7 .

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