texthelper showing the location of the browsealoud button

To hear text read out loud, or to translate content to an alternative language, use our Browsealoud toolbar.

Visit text.help/home-use in your browser and click on ‘Try Read&Write today’

Texthelp Read&Write web page with pink try Read&Write today button

Select the iPad icon, then click ‘Install’. This will bring you to the Apple Store.

You can also go straight to the App Store and search for ‘Read&Write for iPad'.


Read&Write web page with pink install button below a highlighted Apple iPad icon

Click ‘GET’ to download and install the app.

Read&Write Apple store listing with blue get button highlighted

Getting the app set up

On your home screen, tap the purple Read&Write puzzle piece icon to open the app.

Purple Read&Write jigsaw puzzle piece app icon highlighted on iPad home screen

A welcome message will appear, click ‘Start setup wizard’.

Read&Write iPad app set up wizard window

First, you need to enable the keyboard in your iPad settings. Click the play button to watch a short video on how to do this.

Read&Write iPad app enable keyboard set up wizard window
Read&Write iPad app set up wizard window with green next step button
Once you’ve installed the Read&Write keyboard on your iPad, return to the Read&Write app to continue setup by clicking ‘next step’.

Getting signed in

Now you need to register

When asked if you’re an existing Read&Write user, click ‘Yes’.

Read&Write iPad app register set up wizard window with green yes button in the bottom left corner of the screen

On the next screen, simply press the ‘sign in’ button. You do not need a product code.

Read&Write iPad app set up wizard screen with white sign in button highlighted

Choose to sign in with Microsoft using the students C2K school email address (@c2ken).
Your school can provide this information.

Read&Write iPad app sign in window with blue sign in with Microsoft buttonRead&Write sign in with Microsoft window with enter password textbox and blue sign in button
Read&Write sign in with Microsoft window with email address text box and blue next buttonRead&Write sign in with Microsoft window asking to ‘Let this app access your info?’ with a blue yes button and a grey no button

A welcome message should appear once you’ve signed in.

Read&Write iPad app with welcome message pop up with blue and white ok button

Read&Write is ready to be used on your iPad. You can adjust the settings within the app.
Watch this video to learn how to use the Read&Write keyboard within any app or web browser.


Read&Write iPad toolbar being used on a web page

Read&Write in use on a webpage

Read&Write iPad toolbar being used in a document

Read&Write being used in a document

Adjusting more settings option within Read&Write

adjusting more settings options within Read&Write

Read&Write iPad settings screen

settings screen

Here to help

Our team are on hand to help you every step of the way with getting to grips with Read&Write. We can schedule online webinars, phone calls or even an onsite visit, simply get in touch.

Contact us

Members of our education team, Andrew and Richard