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I checked the Apple Style Guide 2013, Microsoft Manual of Style 4th Edition, and the Apple, Microsoft, and Google support sites for examples of their documentation. It looks to me like Apple and Microsoft don't reference the control directly for end users. Instead, they prefer you to describe the action or service for that control, though both might allow ...


When I design something like that and I have user whom I have to tell them to play with that toggle. I use "slider button' they easily understand what I want to say, they directly go there. In other way most of the user know what is toggle.


Android/Material Design and iOS call it a switch, Microsoft/Windows Phone refer to it as a toggle switch. In your copy you could refer to it as either, my preference is 'toggle' which is specifically a two position switch.

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