NA 023

DIN Standards Committee Ergonomics


Information technology - User interface component accessibility - Part 5: Accessible user interface for accessibility settings on information devices


This document specifies requirements and recommendations for making accessibility settings accessible and usable. It provides guidance on specific accessibility settings, saving settings and modifying settings. It specifies how to access and operate the accessibility setting mode, and how to directly activate specific accessibility features. This document applies to all operating system user interfaces on all types of information/communication technologies. This document applies from the point where the operating system is fully functional and waiting for the user to interact with it. This document does not provide guidance on storing and retrieving information from a stored user profile, including personally identifiable information. This document does not provide guidance on accessibility of the closed functionality that does not support access by assistive technology. This document does not provide guidance on accessibility of boot mode.



Planned document number

DIN ISO 20071-5

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 023-00-02 GA - Joint working committee of Ergonomics Standards Committee/Information Technology and selected IT Applications Standards Committee/German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies: Accessible design/Accessibility 

Responsible international committee

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 35/WG 6 - User interfaces accessibility 



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