American Printing House for the Blind (APH) Refreshabraille 18: Device keys for VoiceOver navigation

When using the American Printing House (APH) Refreshabraille 18 braille display and VoiceOver with iOS, you can use the following key commands to navigate.

Router Double-tap the selected item
Status Router Toggle expanded status description
Joystick Left Move to previous item
Joystick Right Move to next item
Joystick Up Move to previous item using rotor setting
Joystick Down Move to next item using rotor setting
Joystick Press Select item under your finger
Left Pan braille to the left
Right Pan braille to the right
Power Activates a Back button if present

Additional Information

For the universal list of common commands, please refer to Common braille commands for VoiceOver.

To ensure that your braille display is using the correct table, please make sure that you have the most recent version of iOS installed.

Important: Information about products not manufactured by Apple is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute Apple’s recommendation or endorsement. Please contact the vendor for additional information.
Last Modified: Feb 14, 2012
  • Last Modified: Feb 14, 2012
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