Making Instagram more Accessible

It is important to use all of the tools available to us to insure that our content on all platforms is as accessible as possible.  

Creating More Accessible Content on Instagram

Step 1: Open your Instagram app and log in.

Step 2: Start creating a new post.

Step 3: On the New Post screen after you add the description that goes with your post, click on Advanced Settings.

Click on Advanced Settings

Step 4: Click on Write Alt Text in the Advanced Settings window.

Add Alternate Text

Step 5: Write your descriptive Alt Text in the window.

Writing Alternate Text

Step 6: Click Done and complete your post.

This allows you to add image alternative text to any images you use on your Instagram account, thus allowing users with vision impairments to better understand the content you are presenting!