Accessible Instagram for Grid 3

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 Grid Explorer, 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 into Instagram. Select Continue to Instagram to start using the app.
Accessible Instagram - Login
Accessible Instagram - Home


  • Feed Stories – go to your feed stories. 
  • Menu – go to Instagram menu.
  • Post Options – go to the post options page.
  • Like – like the selected post (unlike it, if you already likes it).
  • Up and Down – select the post above or below the selected post. If no post is selected – select the first post.
  • View Comment – browse the selected post comments.
  • Write Comment – write a comment, send an emoji.. to the selected post.
  • IGTV – if the selected post includes an Instagram TV (IGTV) object, clicking this cell will take you to the IGTV control grid.
  • Play/Pause – if the selected post includes a video, Play/pause will play and pause the video.
  • Left (in Gallery) and Right (in Gallery) – if the selected post includes a picture gallery, you can click these Gallery cells to browse the gallery.


  • New Post – upload a picture from your device to create a new post.
  • Feed – go to the beginning of your feed.
  • Notifications – go to your notifications. You will be able to open notifications and follow or unfollow the sender.
  • Explorer – explore people to follow, based on Instagram’s recommendations.
  • My Profile – open your Instagram profile page.
  • Search – search for people to follow.
  • Utilities – recover / reopen Instagram, close windows you don’t need, close pop-up messages…
  • Options – change the computer volume, toggle text enlargement, toggle Auto-Read of posts, log in and log out, access additional advanced Instagram options.
  • Grid Explorer – exit Accessible Instagram and go to Grid Explorer
Accessible Instagram - Menu
Accessible Instagram - Explorer


Explore posts, recommended to you by Instagram.

  • Use the Up and Down arrows to go page up or page down.
  • Click Select once you decided to select a post from a page. Clicking Select will make all posts accessible through eye gaze (“dwellable”). 
  •  Once you’ve selected a post, you will be able to enlarge it, start following the author, like it and more.

Post Options

Expand post attributes and options.

  • Goto Post Location – works only if the location of the current post is specified. Presents other posts from the same location.
  • Goto Post Author – Presents other posts from the same author.
  • View Hashtags – works only if Hashtags were included in the current post. Presents a table with the included hashtags, and allows you to select one.
  • Save – save the post to your Saved posts.
  • Follow/Unfollow – start following, or stop following the current author.
  • Read Post – read the current post aloud.
  • Stop Reading – stop reading the current post aloud.
Accessible Instagram - Post Options
Accessible Instagram - Feed Stories

Feed Stories

Explore stories from your feed.

  • Use the Previous Profile or Next Profile arrows to go left or right between the authors you follow (who published stories).
  • Use the Scroll Left or Scroll Right arrows to go several authors left or right.
  • Click View Stories to view the stories of the selected author.

My Profile

  • Stories – Review your published stories.
  • Menu – go to Instagram Menu.
  • Up and Down arrows – browse the items on the page – up or down, page by page.
  • Select – makes all the items selectable using eye-gaze.
  • Posts – view posts you’ve published.
  • IGTV – view IGTV items you’ve published.
  • Saved – view posts you’ve saved.
  • Tagged – view posts where you were tagged.
Accessible Instagram - My Profile
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