Use HIMS Braille EDGE 40 display with VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

When using your HIMS Braille EDGE 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

Display key

Move to previous item

Left Pad Left or Right Pad Left

Move to next item

Left Pad Right or Right Pad Right


VoiceOver action

Display key

Scroll left one page


Scroll right one page


Scroll up on page


Scroll down one page



VoiceOver action

Display key

Move to the previous item using Rotor setting

Left Pad Up or Right Pad Up

Move to the next item using Rotor setting

Left Pad Down or Right Pad Down

Select Previous Rotor setting


Select Next Rotor setting



VoiceOver action

Display key

Double-tap the selected item



VoiceOver action

Display key

Pan braille to the left

Left Up or Right Up

Pan braille to the right

Left Down or Right Down

Toggle expanded status description

Status Router

Switch between contracted and uncontracted braille


Switch between eight-dot and six-dot braille


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

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