Use a Handy Tech Braille Star 40 display with VoiceOver

When using your Handy Tech Braille Star 40 braille display with VoiceOver on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can use the following 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

Double-tap selected item


Activates the Delete key

Left Up + Left Down

Activates the Return key

Right Up + Right Down


VoiceOver action

Display key

Toggle expanded status description

Status Router

Pan braille to the left

Left Up or Right Up

Pan braille to the right

Left Down or Right Down

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Refer to Common braille commands for VoiceOver for a list of universal list of commands.

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