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Immersive Reader in Office 365

Immersive Reader, is a full screen reading experience to increase readability of content in OneNote documents. Immersive Reader is designed to support students with dyslexia, dysgraphia and students where English is a their second language, but can support anyone who wants to make reading on their device easier.

Check out the video below to see the Immersive Reader in action.

Immersive Reader is available in the following applications.


Check out the guidance on Microsoft website for using Immersive Reader in Teams

Text options

Immersive reader menu

Part of speech

Parts of Speech controls grammar highlighting and helps readers understand complex sentences. Learn more: Highlight parts of speech.

Immersive reader parts of speech

Reading preferences

Translate options are found under the Picture Dictionary section.

Line Focus

Line Focus enables readers to narrow the focus of their reading experience by highlighting sets of one, three, or five lines within their chosen material in Immersive Reader. Learn more: Turn on line focus

Line Focus interface

Picture Dictionary

Picture Dictionary gives you the ability to click on any single word and have it read aloud.

Picture dictionary


Translate lets you change the language of the text you’re reading. You can translate by word or the entire document.

Translation by word

Voice options

Control the voice speed and speaker with Voice Options. Learn more: Change the voice in Immersive Reader

Immersive reader voice speed and gender
Updated on 21st March 2020

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