AccessibilitySettings AccessibilitySettings AccessibilitySettings AccessibilitySettings Class


Provides access to the high contrast accessibility settings.

public : sealed class AccessibilitySettings : IAccessibilitySettingspublic sealed class AccessibilitySettings : IAccessibilitySettingsPublic NotInheritable Class AccessibilitySettings Implements IAccessibilitySettings// You can use this class in JavaScript.
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


AccessibilitySettings() AccessibilitySettings() AccessibilitySettings() AccessibilitySettings()

Initializes a new AccessibilitySettings object.

public : AccessibilitySettings()public AccessibilitySettings()Public Sub New()// You can use this method in JavaScript.


HighContrast HighContrast HighContrast HighContrast

Gets a value that indicates whether the system high contrast feature is on or off.

public : PlatForm::Boolean HighContrast { get; }public bool HighContrast { get; }Public ReadOnly Property HighContrast As bool// You can use this property in JavaScript.
PlatForm::Boolean bool bool bool

True if the high contrast feature is on; otherwise false.


This property indicates whether the user wants a high contrast between the colors used for foreground and background visuals. The user controls the setting of the high contrast parameter by using the Ease of Access Center in Control Panel, or another application for customizing the environment.

HighContrastScheme HighContrastScheme HighContrastScheme HighContrastScheme

Gets the name of the default high contrast color scheme.

public : PlatForm::String HighContrastScheme { get; }public string HighContrastScheme { get; }Public ReadOnly Property HighContrastScheme As string// You can use this property in JavaScript.
PlatForm::String string string string

The name of the default high contrast color scheme.


Windows uses the colors defined in the default color scheme to draw UI elements when the high contrast feature is on.


HighContrastChanged HighContrastChanged HighContrastChanged HighContrastChanged

Occurs when the system high contrast feature turns on or off.

public : event TypedEventHandler HighContrastChanged<AccessibilitySettings,  object>public event TypedEventHandler HighContrastChanged<AccessibilitySettings,  object>Public Event HighContrastChanged<AccessibilitySettings,  object>// You can use this event in JavaScript.

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