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WCAG 2.0 - 1.3.2 A Impact - Critical

All text within an accessibility element should be available to TalkBack.

Supported within:
XML Layouts


People using TalkBack are most impacted. Developers may add paragraphs of text to a container accessibility element, but TalkBack may not read all text within the container. Hence, people using TalkBack may not be aware of all on-screen text.


  1. Turn on TalkBack
  2. Focus on the accessibility element containing the text
  3. One of the following will happen:
    • Inaccessible: TalkBack will not read the text.
    • Accessible: TalkBack will read all text contained within the focus box.

How to Fix

Avoid setting the importantForAccessibility property on text views no. Views that people can access without assistive technology should be available for those using assistive technology.