Use a Humanware Brailliant BI display with VoiceOver

When using your Humanware Brailliant BI display with VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can use the following device-specific key commands to navigate.

You can use the following commands with Humanware Brailliant BI 32 and Brailliant BI 40 models. To ensure that your display uses the correct table, make sure that you have the latest version of iOS.


VoiceOver action Display key
Move to previous item Up or C1
Move to next item Down or C4
Move to the first item C1 + C2 + C3
Move to the last item C4 + C5 + C6
Go to the Status bar C2 + C3 + C4
Go to Notification Center C4 + C6
Go to Control Center C2 + C5
Activates the Back button if present C1 + C2


VoiceOver action Display key
Scroll left one page C2 + C4 + C6
Scroll right one page C1 + C3 + C5
Scroll up one page C3 + C4 + C5 + C6
Scroll down one page C1 + C4 + C5 + C6


VoiceOver action Display key
Move to previous item using rotor setting Up + Left or C3
Move to next item using rotor setting Right + Down or C6
Select previous rotor setting C2 + C3
Select next rotor setting C5 + C6


VoiceOver action Display key
Double-tap selected item Router
Select item under your finger C3 + C6
Activates the Home button C1 + C2 + C5
Activates the Delete key C1 + C4 + C5
Activates the Return key C1 + C5
Activates the Volume Up button C3 + C4 + C5
Activates the Volume Down button C1 + C2 + C6
Activates the Eject key C1 + C4 + C6


VoiceOver action Display key
Read page starting at selected item C1 + C2 + C3 + C5
Read page starting at the top C2 + C4 + C5 + C6
Speak page number or rows being displayed C3 + C4


VoiceOver action Display key
Select all C2 + C5 + C6
Select text C2 + C3 + C5 + C6
Unselect text C2 + C3 + C5
Tab C2 + C3 + C4 + C5
Shift Tab C1 + C2 + C5 + C6
Cut C1 + C3 + C4 + C6
Copy C1 + C4
Paste C1 + C2 + C3 + C6
Undo C1 + C3 + C5 + C6
Redo C2 + C3 + C4 + C6
Change an item's label C1 + C2 + C3 + C4 + C6


VoiceOver action Display key
Toggle Screen Curtain on and off C1 + C2 + C3 + C4 + C5 + C6
Pause or continue speech C1 + C2 + C3 + C4
Toggle speech on or off C1 + C3 + C4
Start VoiceOver help C1 + C3


VoiceOver help Display key
Toggle expanded status description Status Router
Pan braille to the left Left or C2
Pan braille to the right Right or C5
Toggle announcement history C1 + C3 + C4 + C5
Next output mode C1 + C2 + C4 + C5
Next input mode C2 + C3 + C5

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


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