Join-In or Communicator 5 - Settings

Getting Started

  • Requirements – to use Accessible Kindle you need to have a Kindle (Amazon) account. Make sure to have your login and password available.
  • Login – After selecting  Accessible Kindle from your Home Page, follow the sequence  – Login and Info => Sign In => Email or Phone => enter your Kindle (Amazon) account email or phone number =>  Password => enter your Kindle (Amazon) account password => if the “Keep me signed in” box is not checked, click Keep Me Signed In =>  Sign In.
  • You are now logged in to your Kindle account. Select Continue to Kindle to start using the app.
Accessible Kindle - Login
Accessible Kindle - Library

Library Page

  • Search – search for a book in your library.
  • Menu – go to the Accessible Kindle Menu.
  • Up, Down, Left and Right arrows- go one item up, down, left or right in your library. The selected item will be highlighted.
  • Read – open the selected book, and go to the reader page.
  • Page Up and Page Down – go one page up or down in your library.
  • Stop Reading – stop reading aloud.
  • Read Title – read aloud the title of the selected book

Reader Page

  • Exit to Library – exit the reader and go to your library. 
  • Sync  – synchronize your reading progress with other devices.
  • Go to – open a page that lets you go to a certain location number, bookmark, page number …
  • Previous Page and Next Page – go to the previous or next page. 
  • Toggle Bookmark – add or remove a bookmark to or from the current page.
  • Utilities – Zoom Out/In, Recover,  close windows you do not need, etc.
  • Reader Options – open the reader options and set the font size, margins, color mode and more. Note that the two column view may require you to zoom out a bit.
  • Exit (Communicator Home Page) – Exit Accessible Kindle. If you exit using this button, the next time you will open kindle, it will take you to the Reader page automatically
Accessible Kindle - Reader
Accessible Kindle - Menu

Menu Page

  • Sort by Author – sort your books by author name. 
  • Sort by Recent – sort your books by the time you recently opened them. 
  • Sort by Title – sort your books title.
  • Sync Library  – synchronize your library with other devices.
  • Grid View – view your library books as a grid.
  • List View – view your library books as a list.
  • Utilities – Zoom Out/In, Recover,  close windows you do not need, etc.
  • Options – change the computer volume level, toggle text enlargement on or off, toggle auto-read of titles on or off, Sign Out or Sign In to your Kindle account, go to additional options (text enlargement factor).
  • Exit (Communicator Home Page) – Exit Accessible Kindle.

Frequently Asked Questions

Accessible Kindle requires you to be logged in to your Kindle account, as Kindle requires that. You can log in by clicking Login and Info on the first page (below the Kindle button).

You can go to the Utilities page and select Zoom In or Zoom Out to control the size of the pictures, and the number of pictures that will be shown in each page.

On some devices, you will need to zoom out, in order to make the two columns view available. To do that select Utilities and Zoom Out, until you get to a level which allows two columns view. You can than select a larger text size (in the Reader Options) if needed.

It all depend on the way you exited the app, last time you used it. If you exited using the Exit button on the Menu, you will be taken to the Library next time you open the app. If you exited using the Exit button on the Reader Page, you will be taken to the Reader Page next time you open the app.

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