iOS app Accessibility review – State Bank of India’s Freedom Plus

Accessibility Reviews
State Bank of India (@TheOfficialSBI) is one of the popular nationalized bank in India and recently released SBI Freedom Plus app and we decided to help them by reviewing app for accessibility. We have tested the app using VoiceOver, an in-built screen reader on iOS devices. To turn ON the VoiceOver, Go to: Settings -> General -> Accessibility -> VoiceOver -> Toggle ON Below are some of our findings: As the app loaded VoiceOver was able to read "Welcome to SBI Freedom Plus Internet banking on the mobile" and then there are two form fields to fill in Internet User and password. However, VoiceOver failed to detect logo information and three available buttons 1. Locate Us, 2. Offers and 3. FAQs Unable to activate "Login" button using VoiceOver When app…
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Raising awareness is rather important to build accessible world – Global Accessibility Awareness Day

General, Web Accessibility
Developers are awesome, designers are awesome too! Always willing and keen to put in an innovative effort and bring a wow experience to consumers; then why is that they don't care about accessibility? If you think they don't that's wrong; They absolutely don't see people with disabilities / elderly as their enemies and never intend to build something that does not work for all users. It's just that most of them doesn't know about these segment of user base. Because they must have never come across people with disabilities and do not know how they use technologies. Let's be realistic, those of us working in Accessibility industry, each one has come to this industry either with an experience or for some, it's need for own self. So raising awareness plays…
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