Accessible Google Calendar for Grid 3

Getting Started

  • Requirements – to use Accessible Google Calendar you need to have a Google account. Make sure to have your login and password available.
  • Login – After selecting  Accessible SMS from Grid Explorer, follow the sequence  – Login and Info => Sign In => Email or Phone (unless you use an account already saved in Join-In) => enter your Google account email or phone number => Next =>  Password => enter your Google account password => Next => Sign In.
  • If two steps verification is set up, you will be prompted to enter the verification code received from Google (you can click Goto Messenger to retrieve the code from SMS, and Enter Pin to enter it). Otherwise click Finish.
  • You are now logged in to your Google account. Click Continue to Calendar to start using the app.
Accessible Calendar - Google Login
Accessible Calendar - Home

Home Page

  • Read Meeting – read aloud the event details of the highlighted event.
  • Menu – go to the Accessible Calendar Menu.
  • Previous Period and Next Period – Move one period backward or forward. The length of a period is defined in the Menu.
  • Previous day and Next day – select the previous or next day. If no day is selected, select the first day in the current view.
  • Previous Event and Next Event – select the previous or next event in the selected day. If no event is selected, select the first event in the highlighted day.
  • View Event – view the details of the selected event.
  • Add Event – create a new event.
  • Today – select today’s date.
  • Go to Date – enter a date and select it.

Edit Page

  • Edit the event details – Edit Description, Edit Title, Edit Location, Edit Time, Change Guests, Reminder (yes or no, time).
  • Read title and Read description of the event.
  • Save your edits.
Accessible Calendar - Edit Event
Accessible Calendar - Menu

Menu Page

  • Search – search for an event in your calendar. 
  • Week View – show a whole week view. Clicking this cell will also set the Period in the home page to one week.
  • Day View – show one day view. Clicking this cell will also set the Period in the home page to one day.
  • Show/Hide sidebar – show or hide the left sidebar. 
  • Custom View – show the custom view, defined in Google Calendar settings (the default is 4 days). Clicking this cell will also set the Period in the home page to the custom period.
  • Utilities – recover / reopen Google Calendar, close windows you don’t need, close pop-up messages…
  • Options – change the computer volume level, toggle zoom on or off, toggle auto-read on or off, go to additional options (zoom factor).
  • Grid Explorer – Exit Accessible Google Calendar and go to Grid Explorer
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