Use a Freedom Scientific Focus Blue display with VoiceOver

When using your Freedom Scientific Focus Blue braille display with VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can use these device-specific keys.

You can use the following commands with these Freedom Scientific displays:

  • Focus 14 Blue
  • Focus 80 Blue
  • Focus 40 Blue

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 Right Nav Rocker Up
Move to next item Right Nav Rocker Down
Scroll left one page Right Rocker Up
Scroll right one page Right Rocker Down
Scroll up one page Left Rocker Up
Scroll down one page Left Rocker Down
Activates Back button if present Left Selector


VoiceOver action Display key
Move to previous item using rotor setting Left Nav Rocker Up
Move to next item using rotor setting Left Nav Rocker Down


VoiceOver action Display key
Double-tap the selected item Router Row
Select item under your finger Left Mode Button or Right Mode Button
Start or stop the current location Right Selector


VoiceOver action Display key
Toggle expanded status description Status Router Row
Pan braille to the left Left Panning
Pan braille to the right Right Panning

Learn more

Refer to Common braille commands for VoiceOver for a universal list of common commands. Learn what to do if you have the Classic Focus 40 Blue display.

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