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Re: iOS 8.4 checkbox bug - what to do?

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From: Judith.A.Blankman@wellsfargo.com
Date: Aug 28, 2015 10:59AM


Hi, Bikir,

Our development team tested it with the developer¹s version of iOS 9. The
issue doesn¹t persist. So, it¹s clearly an iOS 8.4 bug.

I¹m still not clear whether it was an isolated instance on the iPhone 6 or
not. I¹d be interested in hearing from you or others about that.

On 8/28/15, 8:56 AM, "WebAIM-Forum on behalf of Birkir R. Gunnarsson"
< <EMAIL REMOVED> on behalf of
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

>Judith
>
>Did you discover anything more about this?
>We may be seeing something similar.
>Thanks
>-Birkir
>
>
>On 8/4/15, Paul J. Adam < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> Can you reproduce the bug in a demo .html page? Checkboxes working fine
>>for
>> me on iOS 8.4 at this example page,
>> http://pauljadam.com/demos/mobileforma11y.html.
>>
>> Apple would ask you to file a bug report likely. I've been filing them
>>for
>> VoiceOver OS X 10.11 and iOS 9 lately.
>>
>> Paul J. Adam
>> Accessibility Evangelist
>> www.deque.com
>>
>> Join us at our Mobile Accessibility "Bootcamp!"
>> August 6-7 in Austin Texas
>> https://dequeuniversity.com/events/2015/mobile
>> Topics include responsive web design, native apps, & more
>>
>>> On Aug 4, 2015, at 3:26 PM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>>> < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>>>
>>> Seeking advice regarding an iOS dilemma.
>>>
>>> Our testers reported a defect where VoiceOver users cannot check or
>>> uncheck a checkbox in a task flow on mobile browser. Our developers say
>>> the latest version of iOS (the recently released 8.4) is having issues
>>> with the checkbox. Even the default check box is not working when
>>> VoiceOver is on. This is only happening on iOS version 8.4.
>>>
>>> I read one comment online that this is iPhone 6 only. Not seeing much
>>>out
>>> there about this. Can anyone confirm this is true?
>>>
>>> Has anyone encountered this and if so, what did you to do resolve? I
>>>don¹t
>>> know what else one can replace a checkbox with for a comparison task
>>>flow,
>>> but would love to hear suggestions. Seems like anything else would be a
>>> hack and semantically incorrect.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>>
>>> Judith Blankman
>>>
>>> Accessibility Strategist
>>> Customer Experience (CX)
>>> WFVC Digital | 1 Front Street | San Francisco, CA 94111
>>> Tel: 415-947-6583 | Cell: 415-601-1114
>>>
>>> MAC: A0195-171
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> >> >> >> >>
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