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Immersive Reader

Immersive Reader is the free built-in pdf reading tool on all Microsoft devices and softwares. It can be used within Word, OneNote, Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Office Lens, and the Edge browser.

 

How to Use Immersive ReaderImmersive reader icon

The Immersive reader can helpful to the user in multiple ways. It can read the text out-loud to the user. The user is able to change the voice and speed of the reader.

Immersive Reader Tool Bar that can change how the text looks

Within the Immersive Reader the user can also change how the text looks. Text size, spacing and font (including dyslexia font) can be changed. The user can also choose to have different parts of speech to be highlighted. 

Immersive reader with different parts of speech highlighted and labled

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How to get Immersive Reader

The Immersive reader tool will pop up in the app you open a pdf in. Simply press the icon and it will load into the reader. This is available in Word, OneNote, Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Office Lens, and the Edge browser.