ARIA Switch Role

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Assistive Technology Support

  • iOS 13.4.1 and VoiceOver announces as checkbox. The role of Switch is not announced.
  • JAWS 18 supports -- announces accessible name, role, and on or off state.
  • Starting with NVDA 2020.1 the Roll of Switch is no longer announced. The switch is treated just like it has a roll of checkbox. In previous versions NVDA indicates it as a toggle button and announced changes correct but as checked or not checked. also indicates not pressed.
  • VoiceOver Mac OS, Chrome: The Role of Switch is announced as expected. The new state of the switch is announced when it is activated. For example, On power switch.