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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