How to Use Helperbird with Word Online
Using Helperbird with Word Online
Helperbird now supports Word Online, offering a range of accessibility features to enhance your document editing and reading experience. Make sure you have Helperbird version 105 or later installed.
Step 1: Open your preferred web browser and go to the Word Online website.
Step 2: Log in to your Microsoft account if you haven't already, and open a document in Word Online.
Step 3: Click on the Helperbird icon in your browser's toolbar to open the Helperbird menu.
Step 4: Check that you're running version 105 or later. This is displayed at the bottom of the Helperbird menu.
Using Helperbird Features
Step 5: With the Helperbird menu open, you can now access various features such as text-to-speech, dyslexia fonts, and color overlays directly within Word Online.
Step 6: To read text aloud, select 'Text-to-speech' from the Helperbird menu and highlight the text you want to be read in your Word document.
Step 7: To change the font to a dyslexia-friendly option, search for 'Font' in the Helperbird menu and choose from options like Lexend or OpenDyslexic.
Step 8: For color overlays, navigate to 'Overlay' in the Helperbird menu, turn it on, and select your preferred overlay color to apply it to the Word Online interface.
Saving Your Work
Step 9: After making changes or adding notes with Helperbird, make sure to save your document in Word Online to keep all your changes.
Step 10: You can always access your customized settings by clicking the Helperbird icon, and they will be applied to any document you work on in Word Online.
By following these steps, you can utilize Helperbird to make Word Online a more accessible platform for your writing and reading tasks.
Additional steps such as signing into your Helperbird account or obtaining admin approval may be required to use certain features.
If you have any questions or encounter any issues, please feel free to contact our support staff for assistance.