MDV MB408L: Device keys for VoiceOver navigation

When using the MDV MB408L braille display with VoiceOver in iOS, you can use these device-specific keys for navigation.

Braille device key VoiceOver action
Router Double-tap the selected item
Status Router Toggle expanded status description
Left Move to previous item
Right Move to next item
Up Move to previous item using rotor setting
Down Move to next item using rotor setting
Left + Shift Pan Braille to the left
Right + Shift Pan Braille to the right
Up + Shift Select previous rotor setting
Down + Shift Select next rotor setting
F5 Pan Braille to the left
F4 Move to the first element
F3 Move to the last element
F2 Read page starting at selected item
F1 Read page starting at the top
F6 Activate the Home button
F7 Goes to the status bar
F8 Activates a Back button if present
F9 Pause or continue speech
F0 Pan Braille to the right

Learn more

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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