[access-uk] Re: IOS8.1 on iPhone 5S

  • From: "Steve Hyde-Dryden" <csdryden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:08:55 -0000

Hi All,

Thanks for all your advice.  Jackie, you were absolutely right, there was a
bit of fiddling to do and restarting it.
It works now though
Cheers

Steve


-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Eleanor Martha Burke
Sent: 30 October 2014 11:48
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: IOS8.1 on iPhone 5S

In addition to Jackie's excellent advice, I would add that while I did all
Jackie says below I did then have to choose Alex from the rotor.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jackie Brown" <jackieannbrown62@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:47 AM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: IOS8.1 on iPhone 5S


> Hi Steve
>
> Yes it works on the 5S.  You need to go into Settings, General, 
> Accessibility, VoiceOver, Speech, and select Alex.  When it comes in, 
> it might not change automatically since there are some of us for whom 
> this was a bit of a pest.  If you select Alex and it doesn't work, Ask 
> Siri to turn off VoiceOver, then ask Siri to turn it back on again.  
> If this fails, reboot your handset.  If you still don't get Alex, 
> reset your settings in General, and you should be good to go.  I'm 
> speaking from experience here, (smile).
>
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Jackie Brown
> Emails: jackieannbrown62@xxxxxxxxx
> thebrownsplace@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Twitter: @thebrownsplace
> Skype: Thejackmate
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Steve Hyde-Dryden
> Sent: 29 October 2014 21:55
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] IOS8.1 on iPhone 5S
>
> Hi All,
>
>
>
> I ended up doing the 8.1 upgrade last night on my iPhone 5S.  I may 
> well be barking up the wrong tree here but does IOS8 not come with the 
> Alex voice for voice over or is that only on the new iPhone 6 models?
>
>
>
> If it does work on the 5S, can someone remind me how to change it please?
>
>
>
> Regards.
>
> Steve HD
>
>
>
>
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