Accessible Facebook for Communicator 5

Getting Started

  • Requirements – to use Accessible Facebook you need a Facebook account. Make sure you have your login and password available.
  • Login – After selecting  Accessible Facebook from your Home Page, follow the sequence  – Login and Info => Log In => Email or Phone => enter your Facebook account email or phone number => Password => enter your Facebook account password => Log In.
  • You are now logged into your Facebook account. Select Continue to Facebook to start using the app.
Accessible Facebook - Login Page
Accessible Facebook - Home Page
Accessible Facebook - the same page after selecting the Click Post

Home Page

  • Post Options – add , edit, delete, share or translate (when translation is offered by Facebook) the selected post. View the post author profile.
  • Menu – go to Facebook menu.
  • Comments – go to the selected post comments, to browse, open or respond.
  • More Comments – open more comments to the selected post.
  • Post Up and Post Down – select the post above or below the currently selected post. If no post is selected – select the first post.
  • Full Text – open the full text of the selected post.
  • Click Post – open the media of the current post. A new page will open, with buttons to control the media in the post, based on its content – video, YouTube video, picture gallery, web link… 
  • Read Post – read the content of the selected post aloud.
  • Comment to Post – respond to the selected post by writing a comment, sending a gif image, sending a sticker, sending an emoji, sending a picture or a video.
  • Like  – like the selected post 
  • Emotion – send an emotion emoji to the selected post

Facebook Menu

  • Find Friends – search for new friends.
  • Home Page (Feed) – go to your Facebook Home Page.
  • My Profile – go to your profile.
  • My Groups – browse the groups that you are a member of, and access one.
  • My Friends – browse your friends and go to the feed of one of them.
  • Utilities – recover / reopen Facebook, close windows you don not need, close pop-up messages, zoom in and zoom out,…
  • Options – change device volume level, toggle text enlargement, log in and log out, go to additional advanced Facebook options.
  • Exit (Communicator Home Page) – exit Accessible Facebook.
Facebook Menu

Frequently Asked Questions

Clicking Select Post will open the video and allow you to control it.

If there is a “see more” message in the highlighted post, this button will show the full text of the post.

This button allows you to review the translation of posts that Facebook offers to translate (only posts where a message “see translation” appears in the post).  Translations will be offered based on the users’ settings in Facebook.

If the comments are hidden, you have two options –

  • Click More Comments.
  • Click Post Options and then Show/Hide Comments.

From Facebook home page click Post Options, and then New Post.

From Facebook home page, make sure that the post that you want to delete is highlighted, click Post Options, and then Delete Post (or Edit Post). Note – you can delete/edit only posts that Facebook allows you to delete/edit (your own…).

Yes. With the relevant post highlighted, click Comments, and using the Comment Up and Comment Down buttons navigate to the comment you would like to reply to. Then click Additional Options and Reply to Comment.

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