Use a screen reader to respond to employee requests in StaffHub

Use a screen reader to respond to employee requests in StaffHub

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Approve or deny employee requests in Microsoft StaffHub using VoiceOver, the built-in iOS screen reader.

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.

In this topic

Approve or deny a time off request

When employees request time off, such as vacation or unpaid leave, you can approve or deny the request using StaffHub on your iPhone.

  1. On the My Shifts tab in StaffHub, swipe right until you hear "Requests tab, 2 of 4," and double-tap the screen.

  2. Swipe left until you hear the pending request. The unread requests are at the top of the list. To move down on the list to the next item, swipe right.

  3. To open the selected request, double-tap the screen. VoiceOver reads the title of the request. To hear the details of the request, swipe right until VoiceOver reads the item.

  4. To approve the request, swipe right until you hear "Approve button," and double-tap the screen.

    To deny the request, swipe right until you hear "Deny button," and double-tap the screen.

  5. A dialog opens where you can add a comment. To add a comment, start typing using the on-screen keyboard. When done, swipe left until you hear "Send Approval button" or "Deny button," and double-tap the screen.

Approve or deny a shift swap

When employees swap shifts, you can approve or deny the swap using StaffHub on your iPhone.

  1. On the My Shifts tab in StaffHub, swipe right until you hear "Requests tab, 2 of 4," and double-tap the screen.

  2. Swipe left until you hear the pending request. The unread requests are at the top of the list. To move down on the list to the next item, swipe right.

  3. To open the selected request, double-tap the screen. VoiceOver reads the title of the request. To hear the details of the request, swipe right until VoiceOver reads the item.

  4. To approve the request, swipe right until you hear "Approve button," and double-tap the screen.

    To deny the request, swipe right until you hear "Deny button," and double-tap the screen.

  5. A dialog opens where you can add a comment. To add a comment, start typing using the on-screen keyboard. When done, swipe left until you hear "Send Approval button" or "Deny button," and double-tap the screen.

See also

Use a screen reader to sign in to StaffHub

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Learn how to navigate StaffHub using accessible features

Approve or deny employee requests in Microsoft StaffHub using TalkBack, the built-in Android screen reader.

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

Approve or deny a time off request

When employees request time off, such as vacation or unpaid leave, you can approve or deny the request using StaffHub on your mobile phone.

  1. On the My Shifts tab in StaffHub, swipe right until you hear "Requests button," and double-tap the screen.

  2. Swipe right until you hear the first request on the list. To move down on the list, swipe right again.

  3. To open the selected request, double-tap the screen. You hear the contents of the request.

  4. To approve the request, swipe left until you hear "Approve button," and double-tap the screen.

    To deny the request, swipe left until you hear "Deny button," and double-tap the screen.

  5. A dialog opens where you can add a comment. To add, double-tap the screen and start typing using the on-screen keyboard. When done, swipe right until you hear "Done button," and double-tap the screen.

Approve or deny a shift swap

When employees swap shifts, you can approve or deny the swap using StaffHub on your mobile phone.

  1. On the My Shifts tab in StaffHub, swipe right until you hear "Requests button," and double-tap the screen.

  2. Swipe right until you hear the first request on the list. To move down on the list, swipe right again.

  3. To open the selected request, double-tap the screen. The Shift Swap Request view opens. Swipe right until you hear the contents of the request. Swipe right again to hear the team member's response.

  4. To approve the request, swipe right until you hear "Approve button," and double-tap the screen.

    To deny the request, swipe right until you hear "Deny button," and double-tap the screen.

  5. A dialog opens where you can add a comment. To add, double-tap the screen and start typing using the on-screen keyboard. When done, swipe right until you hear "Done button," and double-tap the screen.

See also

Use a screen reader to sign in to StaffHub

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Learn how to navigate StaffHub using accessible features

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