Kyocera Communications, Inc. strives to ensure that our phones are accessible to those with visual, hearing and speech impairments. Below is a list of standard features available on our phones:
- Identifying nibs around or on the "5" key indicate where you are on the keypad.*
- Audio beeps upon key depression let you know when a key has been pressed.
- Audio alerts signal the receipt of voicemail, text, and web messages, pages, and roaming status.
- Vibrate alert allows you to feel an incoming call, rather than having to listen for a ringer.
- Bright LED backlight display lets you see text and numbers more clearly.
- Flashing screen or lights alert you of an incoming call.
- Adjustable contrast allows you to set the contrast at a higher display improving usability for people with visual impairments.
- Ring tones can be specified for different contacts that you have stored on your phone.
- Hard-of-hearing users can adjust tones to accommodate various levels of frequencies.
- One and two touch dialing make calling quick and efficient.
- Digit dialing, using your voice, allows you to dial unsaved contacts without using the keypad.*
- Voice dialing allows you to call saved contacts without using the keypad.
- Voice Dial List allows you to locate saved contacts using your voice.
- Voice memo capability allows you to record memos for personal or business use.
- Non-circular menus help visually impaired users know when they've reached the top and bottom of a menu list.*
- Personal phone book holds up to 200 alphanumeric contacts. You can assign a contact a number instead of a name and call your contact using voice dial or using one-or two-touch speed dialing.
- Text messaging makes wireless technology accessible to people with hearing and speech disabilities.
- TDD/TTY capability on Kyocera phones allows hearing and voice-impaired users to attach to a TTY device for communication. To contact Kyocera via a TTY phone, call 1-858-882-3858.
- Braille, large print, and ASCII text format user guides are available upon request (US only). Kyocera Communications, Inc's phone user guides written in Braille provide step-by-step instructions, specifically written for those who are visually impaired. To obtain a user guide in one of these formats, click here to complete our online request form.