On this page you will find some simple user guides to help you make the most of the technology you have in your home, whether it's using the internet, joining video calls or simply phoning friends and family for a catch up chat.

We will be adding more information to this page over the coming days and weeks, if you can't find the information you need in our user guides, you can contact one of our Sight Loss Advisors who will be able to support you with any technology questions.  The team can be contacted by telephone on 0117 322 4885 or by email [email protected] 

TV Licence Changes for the over 75s from 1st August 2020

Video Conferencing and Group Audio Calls

Zoom- Joining Video and Audio Calls

Using Accessibility Settings on your Phone or Tablet

Basic Synapptic User Controls

Samsung Galaxy and Android Accessibility

Making Technology Accessible

Windows 10- Setting up Magnification

Windows 10- Setting up High Contrast

User information for specialist software

Using Supernova Control Keys


Amazon Alexa- Information and Entertainment

Using the BBC Sounds Ap

Useful Apps for your phone or tablet

'Seeing Al' Text to speech

Vision West of England provides local services for people living with sight loss across Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and in Wiltshire under the banner of Wiltshire Sight. Vision West of England is a UK registered charity no. 1178384.
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