Changing VoiceOver Commands in iOS 13

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Cartoon image of hand pressing Home Button and text, "Create New VoiceOver Gestures"

Here is a clear and comprehensive explanation of a new VoiceOver feature in iOS 13: remapping VoiceOver gestures. Do you have a command that you struggle physically to make? Do you want to replace a specific command with one that is easier and/or more efficient?

Tangela with Blind Bargains, wrote a wonderful post describing this new feature - how to change VoiceOver gestures - along with several of her favorite command changes that she uses. She takes readers step-by-step through the process of creating a new touch gesture.

View the Little Known Features of VoiceOver: Remapping Your Gestures post here.


Posted by Diane BraunerJan 23, 2020

Do you want to re-assign a braille display command? Go to Settings > Accessibility > VoiceOver > Braille > (select the Information button beside your specific paired braille device) then follow the same directions listed above for re-assigning a command.