Accessible Instagram for Communicator 5

Getting Started

  • Requirements – to use Accessible Instagram you need an Instagram or a Facebook account. If you use Instagram with your Facebook account, make sure you log-in to Facebook, using Accessible Facebook. Otherwise make sure you have your login and password available.
  • Login – After selecting  Accessible Instagram from your Home Page, follow the sequence  – Login and Info => Log In => Username => enter your Instagram account username  => Password => enter your Instagram account password => Log In.
  • You are now logged in to Instagram. Select Continue to Instagram to start using the app.
Accessible Instagram - Login Page
Home Page When Post Includes a Gallery

Home Page

  • Post Options – go to the post’s author page, goto post’s location page (if the location is specified), save post, read post aloud.
  • Menu – go to Instagram menu.
  • Comment – write a comment, send an emoji.. to the selected post.
  • Like – like the selected post (unlike if already “Liked”).
  • Up and Down – select the post above or below the selected post. If no post is selected – select the first post.
  • Browse Comment – browse the selected post comments.
  • Read Post – read the content of the selected post aloud. 
  • IGTV – appears only if the selected post includes an Instagram TV (IGTV) object. Clicking it will take you to the IGTV control page.
  • Play/Pause – appears only if the selected post includes a video. Clicking it will play or pause the video.
  • Gallery (with left and right arrows) – appears only if the selected post includes a pictures’ gallery. Click to browse the gallery.

Instagram Menu

  • Feed – go to the beginning of your feed.
  • Explore – explore people to follow, based on Instagram’s recommendations.
  • Saved – browse your saved photos.
  • Search – search for people to follow.
  • Utilities – recover / reopen Instagram, close windows you do not need, close pop-up messages, zoom in or zoom out…
  • Options – change the computer volume, toggle text enlargement, toggle Auto-Read of posts, log in and log out, access additional advanced Instagram options.
  • Exit (Communicator Home Page)– exit Accessible Instagram.
Accessible Instagram - Menu
Accessible Instagram - Explore

Instagram - Explore

Explore posts, recommended to you by Instagram.

  • Use the Up and Down arrows to go up or down, page by page.
  • Click Select to select a post from a page. All the post can be accessed by eye gaze after clicking Select.
  •  After selecting a post, you will be able to enlarge the content, start following the author, like it etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Start by clicking the Down button. Only then all the buttons will become active.

These buttons appear only when there is a video to play, or a pictures gallery to browse.

Click Menu, then Explorer. Use the Up and Down buttons, to browse the pages. Once you found a post that you want to select, click Select. Now you can select the post, using your eyes. After the post comes up, click the Go to Post Page.

Yes, click Pause Dwell and continue browsing.

This button works only if the post author specified a location.

This button works only if you are on a specific post.

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