Learn how to navigate StaffHub using accessible features

Learn how to navigate StaffHub using accessible features

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Microsoft StaffHub includes accessibility features that make it easier for people with disabilities like limited dexterity or low vision to work with schedules, files, teams, and settings in StaffHub. For more information about accessibility settings and features that are platform-specific, see Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in iOS screen reader, VoiceOver. To learn more about using VoiceOver, visit Apple accessibility.

  • This topic assumes that you are using an iPhone. Some navigation and gestures might be different for an iPad.

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Get to know the StaffHub layout

Once you've signed into StaffHub and selected your team, the app opens with the My Shifts tab selected. On all tabs, the name of the current tab is in the center of the heading row, at the top of the view. At the top left, there's the Settings button. At the top right, there are the Notification and Calendar buttons. The rest of the view contents is tab-specific.

At the bottom of every tab view, there's the tab bar with the following tabs: My Shifts, Requests, Messages, and Files.

  • On the My Shifts tab, below the buttons at the top of the view, there's the info pane informing you about your next shift. Below the info pane, there's the main content area listing all your upcoming shifts. Below the list, there's the To-Do pane.

  • On the Requests tab, next to the tab name at the top of the view, there's the Add Request button. In the main content area, below the heading row, there's list of your recent requests. Below the list, there's the Show Past Requests button.

  • On the Messages tab, next to the tab name, there's the Create Message button. In the main content area, there's a list of your messages.

  • On the Files tab, in the main content area, the shared files are shown.

Navigate using touch

To navigate and cycle through elements in StaffHub, use the following gestures:

  • To cycle through the elements and items, swipe left or right with one finger.

  • To move in a list, slide one finger up or down the screen.

  • To select, double-tap the screen.

See also

Use a screen reader to sign in to StaffHub

Use a screen reader to send messages in StaffHub

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Microsoft StaffHub includes accessibility features that make it easier for people with disabilities like limited dexterity or low vision to work with schedules, files, teams, and settings in StaffHub. For more information about accessibility settings and features that are platform-specific, see Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in Android screen reader, TalkBack. To learn more about using TalkBack, go to Android accessibility.

  • This topic assumes you are using this app with an Android phone. Some navigation and gestures might be different for an Android tablet.

In this topic

Get to know the StaffHub layout

Once you've signed into StaffHub and selected your team, the app opens with the My Shifts tab selected.

At the top of the view, there's the heading row with the Open Navigation Drawer button on the left. Next to the button, there's the StaffHub heading, and to the right there are the Open Activity Feed and Open Calendar buttons.

Below the heading row, there's the tab bar with the following buttons: My Shifts, Requests, Messages, and Files.

Below the tab bar, the main content view takes up most of the view. The content of this view is tab-specific:

  • On the My Shifts tab, in the main content area, there's the info pane informing you about your next shift. Below the info pane, there's a list of all your upcoming shifts. Below the list, there's the Click to Open To-Do List button.

  • On the Requests tab, in the main content area, there's the list of your recent requests. Below the list, in the right corner of the view, there's the Start a Request button.

  • On the Messages tab, in the main content area, there's the list of your messages. Below the list, in the right corner of the view, there's the Create Conversation button.

  • On the Files tab, in the main content area, the shared files are shown.

Navigate using touch

To navigate and cycle through elements in StaffHub, use the following gestures:

  • To cycle through main elements, swipe left or right with one finger.

  • To cycle between the tabs, swipe left or right with two fingers.

  • To move in a list, slide one finger up or down the screen.

  • To select, double-tap the screen.

  • To exit a list or a dialog, swipe down and then left.

See also

Use a screen reader to sign in to StaffHub

Use a screen reader to send messages in StaffHub

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Technical support for customers with disabilities

Microsoft wants to provide the best possible experience for all our customers. If you have a disability or questions related to accessibility, please contact the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk for technical assistance. The Disability Answer Desk support team is trained in using many popular assistive technologies and can offer assistance in English, Spanish, French, and American Sign Language. Please go to the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk site to find out the contact details for your region.

If you are a government, commercial, or enterprise user, please contact the enterprise Disability Answer Desk.

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