Information Services Division


Setting accessibility options

This guide contains instructions for adjusting your colour scheme on Desktop @ UCL computers running Windows 10 and Desktop @ UCL Anywhere.

This guide is aimed at...

  • Staff
  • Students

Before you start...

  • You will need to be using a Desktop @ UCL computers running Windows 10 or Desktop @ UCL Anywhere.


1. High Contrast Settings

High contrast settings are useful for those with a visual impairment.

1.1 Right click on a blank area of your computer desktop and select Personalise.

1.2 Select Themes > Theme Settings.

Desktop@UCL Windows 10 accessibility theme settings…

1.3 Select a High Contrast Theme from the options available to change your display settings to that theme.

Desktop@UCL Windows 10 accessibility High Contrast themes…

2. Ease of Access Centre – Accessibility Tools

Continuing from step 1.3 above.

2.1 Select the Ease of Access Centre option.

Desktop@UCL Windows 10 Ease of Access Centre…

2.2 Select from the options available to make your computer easier to use.

Your changes will be saved automatically, and will be available each time you log on.

Desktop@UCL Windows 10 Ease of Access Centre options…

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Help & Support

For further help and assistance you can contact the Disability IT Support Analyst


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