Adding Browsealoud to your device using the Bookmark

Browsealoud provides you with speech, reading and translation support.  It helps you to navigate and understand digital content and interact online with confidence.

You can add Browsealoud to your device now and always have it at your fingertips when browsing the web.  It will work from any device - your smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac.

The information you read out loud with Browsealoud is transmitted to and from our speech servers securely.

To add Browsealoud, find your device below.

Desktops

Internet Explorer 11, Firefox, Chrome and Safari

Select your language, then create a new bookmark and copy and paste the text below into it and call it say Browsealoud. When you then click on it Browsealoud will launch on a site that has been enabled but as not yet had the script implemented on it.

Browsealoud - UK Accented English

javascript:function getProtocol(){return window.location.href.indexOf('https')==0?'https':'http';}(function(){document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0].appendChild(document.createElement('script')).src=getProtocol()+'://babm.texthelp.com/Bookmarklet.ashx?l=uk';})();

Browsealoud - US Accented English

javascript:function getProtocol(){return window.location.href.indexOf('https')==0?'https':'http';}(function(){document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0].appendChild(document.createElement('script')).src=getProtocol()+'://babm.texthelp.com/Bookmarklet.ashx?l=us';})();

Browsealoud - AU Accented English

javascript:function getProtocol(){return window.location.href.indexOf('https')==0?'https':'http';}(function(){document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0].appendChild(document.createElement('script')).src=getProtocol()+'://babm.texthelp.com/Bookmarklet.ashx?l=aus';})();

The Browsealoud bookmark should now appear in your toolbar as below.  To launch Browsealoud, click on the bookmark button you just created.


Browsealoud bookmark


You can change the default voice to suit your preferences.  

1 Find your Browsealoud bookmark and select ‘edit’

2 Change the two-letter country code from “us” or “uk” or “au” to your preferred two-letter country code.  For example, for French “fr” or German “de”.


Tablets & Smartphones

iPad & iPhone (Safari)

1 Tap the arrow button next to the URL bar and select "Bookmark"

2 Rename the Title to Browsealoud then “Save”

Add Bookmark window


3 Tap the bookmark button, then “Edit”


Bookmark Favourites window



4 Select the Browsealoud bookmarklet and delete the existing address and replace it with the following new address:

javascript:function getProtocol(){return window.location.href.indexOf('https')==0?'https':'http';}(function(){document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0].appendChild(document.createElement('script')).src=getProtocol()+'://babm.texthelp.com/Bookmarklet.ashx?';})();

5 Tap “Done”.


Android Tablet & Smartphone (Chrome)

1 Bookmark this page

2 Change the name to something appropriate such as “Browsealoud”

3 Copy the code below into the URL field for the bookmark

javascript:function getProtocol(){return window.location.href.indexOf('https')==0?'https':'http';}(function(){document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0].appendChild(document.createElement('script')).src=getProtocol()+'://babm.texthelp.com/Bookmarklet.ashx?';})();


Learn more

Watch our feature video to see how Browsealoud works or contact a Texthelper for more information.