Use a Handy Tech Active Star 40 with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with VoiceOver

When using your Handy Tech Active Star 40 braille display with VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you can use the following device-specific key commands.

To ensure that your braille display uses the correct table, make sure that you have the latest version of iOS.


VoiceOver action

Device keys

Double taps the selected item


Activates the Delete key

Left Up + Left Down

Activates the Return key

Right Up + Right Down


VoiceOver action

Device keys

Toggle expanded status description

Status router

Pan braille to the left

Left Up or Right Up

Pan braille to the right

Left Down or Right Down

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Refer to Common braille commands for VoiceOver for a universal list of commands.

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