1. AC Question's Avatar
    I updated my nexus 7 to 5.1.1. Now everything I touch gets a green highlighted line around it but does not respond! It will boot up and sit on the time, app or email msg page and do nothing except get a green highlighted line around anything I touch. I cannot swipe away the lock (security) to get to the app page. I have tried the reboot with no success.
    09-16-2015 08:08 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! It sounds like you have an Accessibility option turned on. If you can access the System Settings, go to Settings>Accessibility,​ and turn off anything that's turned on.
    09-16-2015 10:49 PM
  3. Grace Agyen lotty2's Avatar
    I updated my nexus 7 to 5.1.1. Now everything I touch gets a green highlighted line around it but does not respond! It will boot up and sit on the time, app or email msg page and do nothing except get a green highlighted line around anything I touch. I cannot swipe away the lock (security) to get to the app page. I have tried the reboot with no success.
    I need help. Can you help me

    Ok. Please how do i do it?
    12-21-2016 07:30 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Go to your System Settings (either by swiping down the notification panel and tapping the gear icon, or going to the App Drawer and tapping the Settings icon there), then scroll to Accessibility, and then look for anything that's turned on there.

    If TalkBack has been turned on, you might have to navigate as described here: https://support.google.com/accessibi..._topic=3529932
    12-22-2016 05:51 AM
  5. blessyone1's Avatar
    Thank you for this . same here my android highlighted green square keeps on bugging ..Thank you for your help , it stop.
    02-24-2017 07:20 PM
  6. sowmya mallavarapu's Avatar
    Thank you so much!!!
    You people have saved my time and money.. i dont know how it happened, but suddenly when i opened my phone that green box was displaying wherever i touch on the screen with a slight vibration. i thought its becoz of the poor quality of my digitizer nd display which was changed recently. your answers for someone have helped me. And finally i got rid of this problem. THANK YOU once a again!!
    01-07-2018 11:56 PM
  7. Jeff378's Avatar
    You just press volume buttons at the same time. Sometimes putting phones in dashboard holders you've hit both volume buttons and it turns on accessibility/green highlights all over the place and Android panic rage
    11-25-2018 12:16 PM
  8. Andrew Lovett1's Avatar
    Jeff378
    Thanks for that.. why couldnt the tech advisor say that?!
    06-04-2019 04:35 AM
  9. fountain40's Avatar
    I have a Lenovo with this same problem however I can not access anything. It sits on the log in with this green box and I can’t access settings or anything help
    07-06-2019 02:56 PM
  10. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Did you already look through the link for TalkBack help from my reply in post no. 4 above? That includes instructions on how to navigate the screen when TalkBack is on.
    07-06-2019 10:23 PM
  11. ibroinowski's Avatar
    Hi I know I am really stupid in this kind of thing but I have the same problem However I cannot even get into setting to do as you suggest. I can move from box to box on the opening page but no more. I have tried turning it off by holding both buttons.

    I did have low storage and now I found out I do not have an sd card. Would this matter?

    Any ideas?

    thanks

    Ian
    08-31-2019 11:38 PM
  12. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Which phone do you have? You tried turning it off by holding the Vol Up and Vol Down buttons at the same time?

    What happens if you swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers? Can you get to the Settings icon there?
    09-01-2019 10:44 PM
  13. Android Central Question's Avatar
    My Moto G6+ developed a green square around everything, I logged on to this page and read similar problems. Jeff 378 suggested to press both volume buttons at the same time. This has worked perfectly! Jeff 378 thankyou so much. You are a legend!!

    Jim
    10-19-2019 06:33 AM
  14. belodion's Avatar
    My Moto G6+ developed a green square around everything, I logged on to this page and read similar problems. Jeff 378 suggested to press both volume buttons at the same time. This has worked perfectly! Jeff 378 thankyou so much. You are a legend!!

    Jim
    I've merged your post with the relevant thread. You'd be welcome to join us: https://forums.androidcentral.com/sh...d.php?t=409154
    10-19-2019 06:55 AM

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