How to Make iBooks Read for You

If you are a slow reader like I am or just don't like reading at all, this can help save a lot of time. This works on any of your IOS Devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch).

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How to Make iBooks Read for You
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Go to Settings.

Go to Settings.

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General > Accessibility.

General > Accessibility.

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There's 3 ways to do this. By activating VoiceOver right from the Accessibility menu, activating Speak Selection or using the Triple-Click feature to activate VoiceOver (this is my preffered way).

There's 3 ways to do this. By activating VoiceOver right from the Accessibility menu, activating Speak Selection or using the Triple-Click feature to activate VoiceOver (this is my preffered way).

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Select Voice Over. You can select multiple features and then choose the one you want to use when activating the Triple-Click feature. Don't activate Triple-Click just yet.

Select Voice Over. You can select multiple features and then choose the one you want to use when activating the Triple-Click feature. Don't activate Triple-Click just yet.

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Go back to the home screen and open the iBooks app.

Go back to the home screen and open the iBooks app.

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Select the book you want to read. Let's choose "Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson".

Select the book you want to read. Let's choose "Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson".

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Activate the Triple-Click feature by pressing the home button 3 times. If you selected multiple features in the Triple-Click menu, select Voice Over, otherwise Voice Over will activate automatically.

Activate the Triple-Click feature by pressing the home button 3 times. If you selected multiple features in the Triple-Click menu, select Voice Over, otherwise Voice Over will activate automatically.

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Select the part where you want Voice Over to start reading. In this case I chose the introduction title. Starting from your selection, do a quick swipe down gesture using 2 fingers.

Select the part where you want Voice Over to start reading. In this case I chose the introduction title. Starting from your selection, do a quick swipe down gesture using 2 fingers.

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Stop Voice Over by touching once anywhere on the screen. Voice Over changes the normal device gestures, so when done, turn it off by activating the Triple-Click feature (press home button 3 times).

Stop Voice Over by touching once anywhere on the screen. Voice Over changes the normal device gestures, so when done, turn it off by activating the Triple-Click feature (press home button 3 times).

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You can adjust the reading speed by going to General > Accessibility > Voice Over and adjusting the Speaking Rate bar to your preferred speed.

You can adjust the reading speed by going to General > Accessibility > Voice Over and adjusting the Speaking Rate bar to your preferred speed.

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Here's an example of how VoiceOver works in iBooks. VoiceOver will automatically turn pages and keep reading. I apologize for the bad quality.

Here's an example of how VoiceOver works in iBooks. VoiceOver will automatically turn pages and keep reading. I apologize for the bad quality.

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Hope this helps. If you have any questions leave me a comment. Follow me on Snapguide and twitter (ChrisMaymi) to stay up to date with the latest tech news & Apple tips. Thanks for watching!

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