Is your phone in portrait lock?

I would guess no.  I noticed on my phone, that when switching to landscape 
mode, it would call the edit field the handwriting area.  This can be a little 
confusing.  I would guess this is what you are hearing.

Hope this helps,

Chris


> On Sep 19, 2016, at 2:00 PM, Robert Hill <molliesda...@icloud.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Woody,
> 
> I have gone to the rotor, made sure handwriting is not selected.
> 
> After I select the recipient, I flick to the right with one finger, go past 
> the digital touch button and find the message area.
> I double tap witha single finger to make sure I have an edit field, then 
> select braille screen input.
> I turn my phone to landscape mode, and then hear "handwriting area"  (even 
> though handwriting is not selected).
> 
> Sratching head.
> Maybe I'll do a reset of the settings and start from scratch.
> (I forgot to say I'm running an iPhone 6).
> 
> Bob Hill
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Sent from Bob's Braille Sentce U2 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Woody Anna Dresner  <wadres...@att.net>
> To:  viphone@googlegroups.com
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> Date: Monday, September 19, 2016 1:36 pm
> Subject: Re: iOS 10, iMessages and braille screen input question
> 
>> 
>> 
>> Hi Bob,
>> 
>> Make sure Handwriting isn't on. You should be able to have both on, but if 
>> you're not using it, maybe getting it out of the way will help. Go to 
>> Settings/General/Accessibility/VoiceOver/Rotor, and make sure Handwriting 
>> isn't selected.
>> 
>> Also, make sure you're in the message body, not digital touch.
>> 
>> I hope that helps. I routinely use onscreen braille input to write text 
>> messages, so it can definitely be done.
>> 
>> Best,
>> Anna
>> 
>> 
>> On Sep 19, 2016, at 12:24 PM, Robert Hill <molliesda...@icloud.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello all, 
>> 
>> I have an issue when trying to compose an iMessage when attempting to use 
>> braille screen input. 
>> After I select the recipient of my iMessage, I go to the body and use the 
>> rotor to move to braille screen input. 
>> My phone says braille screen input, and I need to change to landscape to use 
>> BSI. 
>> But then I hear about a handwriting area, and I can't use BSI, the area is 
>> all about handwriting. 
>> If I flip my phone back to portrait mode, I can use the onscreen keyboard 
>> just fine. 
>> 
>> Any suggestions for a work around? 
>> 
>> Bob Hill
>> 
>> 
>> Sent from Bob's Braille Sentce U2
>> 
>> Sent from Bob's Braille Sentce U2 
>> 
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