Use a Freedom Scientific Focus 40 Blue display with VoiceOver

When using your Freedom Scientific Focus 40 Blue (Classic model) braille display with VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can use these device-specific keys.

The following commands apply only to the Focus 40 Blue (Classic model). 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 or Router Row 2
Select item under your finger Left Mode Button or Right Mode Button
Start or stop the current action Right Selector


VoiceOver action Display key
Toggle expanded status description Status Router Row or Status Router Row 2
Pan braille to the left Left Panning
Pan braille to the right Right Panning

Learn more

Refer to Freedom Scientific Focus Blue: Device Keys for VoiceOver Navigation for a list of commands for the later models of Focus Blue displays. Refer to Common Braille commands for VoiceOver for a universal list of common commands.


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