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 Router
Select item under your finger Joystick press


VoiceOver action Display key
Pan braille to the left Left
Pan braille to the right 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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