Why Is My Xbox Talking To Me (Easy Fix!)

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When you fire up your Xbox and hear a voice with each click of your controller, you may ask why is my Xbox talking to me?

This is usually due to the voice narration accessibility option being mistakenly turned on.

In this article, we will look a how to resolve this issue.

How to stop my Xbox from talking to me?

Luckily, it is very easy to stop the Xbox from talking to you, you just need to know where to navigate in order to switch off the narrator settings within the Xbox dashboard system.

Step 1: Turn on your Xbox

Boot up your Xbox until your home screen appears.

Step 2: Acess the Xbox Menu

Press the Xbox button in the middle of your Xbox controller.

xbox menu button

Step 3: Access the Xbox Profile & System Menu

When you press the Xbox button on your controller, you should see the Xbox menu appear.

It would help if you now navigate to your profile picture tab by pressing the RB button.

Xbox home screen

You should now see the following screen where you need to navigate to the settings menu, as shown in the image below.

Step 4: Access the Xbox Settings Menu

xbox settings menu

You should have now arrived at the Xbox system settings page.

Step 5: Access the Xbox Accessibility & Narrator Menu

On the left-hand side menu, you must navigate to “ACCESSIBILITY” and then select the “NARRATOR” option, as shown below.

XBOX Accessibility & Narrator settings

Step 6: Accessibilty Narrator

Xbox narrator settings

Now you must ensure that the Narrator On option is not activated.

What is Xbox Narrator?

Narrator is a screen reader that reads text, buttons and other items on your screen out loud.

Narrator works best with a keyboard. Some things may not be read with a controller.

Narrator now uses a standard keyboard layout



When you are wondering why is my Xbox talking to me, the it’s highly likely the accessibility narrator settings have been activated.

You can very quickly stop the Xbox voice if you follow the steps that are listed in this article and navigate to the relevant settings within the dashboard.