Label buttons for blind android users

I would like to see Labeling of buttons for blind android users.
Please see the below message I sent to support; and the reply i receaved was to post this to the wishlist for things I want to see, not only that however the tagline is:

Wyze | Making Great Technology Accessible

and as you’ll see from the meconveations i’ve had below, this is not the case.


hi:
I don’t have screen shots, however tried emailing the dev email on
your google play store entry, and as you know I can’t email that
address.
I have however provided more information that i hope can help your
team see the problem.

hi:

So i sent the below message to your support chat, and a friend
suggested i email the email on your android app as the chat rep wanted
me to take a screenshot and circle the buttons that had problems. As a
completely blind user, i am unable to do this. However i can share
some findings in follow-up to the message i sent earlier today.
—Original Message—
i have ordered and received your Scale product.

For the most part, i’m frustrated with the app, but happy with the product.

As a completely blind user, i’m disappointed to see that a majority of
your buttons in the app are unlabeled.

Does your android team have any plans to label these buttons?

A blind user only hears “Unlabeled button”, when browsing threw the app.
However the tabs across the bottom are labeled.

I’ve included a few resources for your android team below to help
improve the experience for talkback users.

Make apps more accessible | Android Developers
https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/ui/accessibility/apps

Buttons - Material Components for Android
(Making buttons accessible)

I do like that i can accessibly get my weight, however getting any
other details is a guess and check as not having labels for these
buttons prevents me from being able to browse threw the additional
information provided.

In addition, i can’t seem to find the section that I can connect my
data to google fit threw; again going back to the unlabeled buttons.

Please advise as to future plans for labeling these buttons.

—Findings—

One of the unlabeled buttons on the screen is the one directly before
i see the name of my scale, Michael’s Scale.

When tapping this button that reads " unlabeled button" i am taken to
a screen that allows me to “Edit Devices”, and “Edit Rules” with a
“Done” button that is labeled correctly.

all 3 buttons on this screen in fact have correct labels to them so I
know what they do.

Another example is if i tap on Michael’s Scale (that is labeled thanks
to my wife helping with setup), i see a unlabeled button at the top
of the screen, the name of my scale, and another unlabeled button
directly after that.

if i tap on that button i see:

“Add member”, the 2 members i have, and add member button that has a label.

The second unlabeled button after the name of my scale takes me to a
screen with scale settings, share, user, units, and to authorise 3rd
party apps.

This screen has an unlabeled button at the top that takes me back,
however talkback says " unlabeled button".

That’s just a few of the accessibility hurdles i face on android while
using your app.

Thanks for helping with making this app accessible to all users.

best

Michael

Thank you for bringing this up. I’ll share it with the team. :slight_smile:

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