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