Use an American Printing House for the Blind (APH) Refreshabraille 18 display with VoiceOver

When using your American Printing House (APH) Refreshabraille 18 braille display and VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can use the following key commands.

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


VoiceOver action

Display key

Move to previous item

Joystick Left

Move to next item

Joystick Right


VoiceOver action

Display key

Move to next item using rotor setting

Joystick Down

Move to previous item using rotor setting

Joystick Up


VoiceOver action

Display key

Double-tap the selected item


Select item under your finger

Joystick press


VoiceOver action

Display key

Pan braille to the left


Pan braille to the right


Toggle expanded status description

Status router

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

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