Freedom Scientific Focus 40 Blue (Classic): Device keys for VoiceOver navigation

When using the Freedom Scientific Focus 40 Blue (Classic model) braille display with VoiceOver in iOS, you can use these device-specific keys to navigate.

Braille device keys VoiceOver action
Router Row 1 Double-tap the selected item
Router Row 2 Double-tap the selected item
Status Router Row 1 Toggle expanded status description
Status Router Row 2 Toggle expanded status description
Left Whiz Wheel Up Move to previous item using rotor setting
Left Whiz Wheel Down Move to next item using rotor setting
Left Whiz Wheel Press Select item under your finger
Right Whiz Wheel Up Move to previous item
Right Whiz Wheel Down Move to next item
Right Whiz Wheel Press Select the item under your finger
Left Panning Pan braille to the left
Right Panning Pan braille to the right
Left Selector Activates a Back button if present
Right Selector Start and stop the current action
Left Rocker Up Scroll up one page
Left Rocker Down Scroll down one page
Right Rocker Up Scroll left one page
Right Rocker Down Scroll right one page

Learn more

These commands apply only to the earlier model of the Focus 40 Blue (also called the Classic model).

For the list of commands for the later models of Focus Blue displays refer to: Freedom Scientific Focus Blue: Device Keys for VoiceOver Navigation

For the universal list of common commands, please refer to Common Braille commands for VoiceOver.

To ensure that your braille display is using the correct table, please make sure that you have the most recent version of iOS installed.

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