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I nearly hard reset my phone today.

The problem is that while the screen reader works well, it appears almost impossible to scroll the screen, meaning if you exit the settings page it is very difficult to get back to the Accessibility settings item on the Settings page.

How do I turn off the Narrator?

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From the same Settings page where you can enable Narrator:

To turn Narrator off, press and hold the Volume Up button, then press the Start button.

For more information, see Using Narrator on your phone.

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+1 Thank you so much..! :) –  Vivek Parekh May 13 '14 at 13:28
Is it the same for Windows Phone 8.0 ? –  Vivek Parekh May 13 '14 at 13:29
From the link in my answer, it would seem that Narrator is only available in 8.1. Hence why I removed the 8.0 tag from the question. I don't have an 8.0 phone available to check for myself, though. –  Indrek May 13 '14 at 13:34
From my 8.0 device, I can confirm there is no narrator. –  Rowland Shaw May 13 '14 at 13:53

To turn off Narrator

Turn off Narrator at any time by pressing and holding the Volume Up button, and then pressing the Start Start button button. Don't release the Volume Up button until Narrator tells you that it's turning off.

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This doesn't add any more detail than the pre-existing accepted answer that is more or less word for word identical. –  Rowland Shaw Jan 4 at 15:20

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