How to use the Overlay/Tint Feature in Helperbird

Using the Overlay & Tints Feature in Helperbird

Helperbird's Overlay & Tints feature can make reading on your screen easier on the eyes, especially for individuals with dyslexia or Irlen Syndrome. It allows you to apply a color filter to your screen for better visual comfort.

Activating Overlay & Tints

Step 1: Click on the Helperbird icon in your browser to open the extension menu.

Step 2: Use the search function at the top of the menu to quickly locate 'Overlay & Tints'.

Step 3: Toggle the switch next to 'Overlay & Tints' to turn the feature on.

Step 4: The screen will now have a color overlay, which can reduce glare and improve readability.

Customizing the Color of the Overlay

Step 1: With the 'Overlay & Tints' feature active, you will see a palette of colors.

Step 2: Select a color that you find soothing and that improves the text's readability for you.

Step 3: Click on your chosen color circle to apply it as the overlay color on your screen.

Adjusting the Brightness of the Overlay

Step 1: Look for the 'Brightness' slider that appears under the color palette.

Step 2: Drag the slider to the left to decrease the brightness, adding a darker shade to your overlay, or to the right to increase the brightness for a lighter shade.

Step 3: Adjust the brightness to a level that feels comfortable for your eyes and enhances your focus.

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Need Additional Help?

If you encounter any issues with the overlay feature, please contact the Helperbird support team for assistance.

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