Use a MDV MB408L braille display with VoiceOver

When using your MDV MB408L braille display with VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can use these 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
Move to next item  Right
Activates the Home button F5
Go to the Status bar F7
Activates the Back button if present F8
Move to the first item F4
Move to the last item F3


VoiceOver action Display key
Move to previous item using rotor setting Up
Move to next item using rotor setting Down
Select previous rotor setting Up + Shift
Select next rotor setting Down + Shift


VoiceOver action Display key
Double-tap the selected item Router


VoiceOver action Display key
Pause or continue speech F9
Read page starting at selected item F2
Read page starting at the top F1


VoiceOver action Display key
Toggle expanded status description Status Router
Pan braille to the left Left + Shift or F5
Pan braille to the right Right + Shift or F0

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Refer to Common Braille commands for VoiceOver for a universal list of common commands.


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