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Simple User Manual

The Quick User Guide is based on QwertyCase 11 PRO, and some models may have a different key layout and structure. For more details of each model, please refer to the user manual.

1. Qwerty Case Terms and Structure

1) QwertyCase top: 6 function keys.
2) QwertyCase bottom: power and input mode slide switch
3) Text input key on the back: There are a total of 29 (or 30) keys for text input on the back.
4) QwertyCase standard key: This key is embossed on the back keyboard. Alphabetical “F” and “J” are the same keys as a normal keyboard.

2. Install Qwerty Case app

You can search for [QwertyCase] in the App Store and install it for free.

3. Bluetooth connection

After setting Bluetooth to “On” in the iPhone settings, turn on the QwertyCase. Select QwertyCase Text and QwertyCase Dial in the list of other devices to connect to My Device List. QwertyCase Text and QwertyCase Dial must be connected to both devices to operate all functions normally. If the connection is unsuccessful, try again by referring to the Bluetooth connection and Bluetooth initialization in the user manual.

4. How to use and hold the QwertyCase

4-1) How to use and hold text input

After combining the QwertyCase with the iPhone, hold the iPhone in the horizontal direction so that the screen faces the user, hold the iPhone’s rear camera in the right hand, and hold the charging terminal in the left hand. Place your left/right thumb on each of the three function keys at the top and the index finger on both hands on the standard key on the keyboard. The standard key is the same as the “F” and “J” of the normal keyboard, and the rest of the fingers of both hands are placed sideways to get the basic position of the keyboard.
In use, push the input mode switch to the left to switch. The top 6 button keys are Del, Space, Voiceover, Command, Space, Shift keys in order from the left. The text input keys on the back are arranged in the same key arrangement as the normal keyboard, centered on the embossed standard keys.
And the keys under the “N” and “M” keys are each language key and number/symbol key, and the Voiceover+ language key is the edit mode key. For more information on key placement, please refer to the key placement guide in the user manual.

4-2) How to use and hold the phone

With the iPhone and the QwertyCase combined, use the left hand to hold it in the vertical direction, and then put the right hand on the lower keypad on the back.
Then, there are 15 buttons and the embossed standard key becomes the dial “5”, and in the horizontal direction, it is the same key arrangement as a regular telephone.
Alphabet T,G,B is 1,2,3, R,F,V is 4,5,6, E,D,C is 7,8,9 and W,S,X is *,0,# . The alphabetic “Q” key makes a call and the “Z” key becomes End Call button. In case of a typo when dialing, the Del key can delete one dial. To delete the entire dial, press the End Call key. For more details, refer to the phone function in the user manual.

1. Introduction to QwertyCase

QwertyCase is smartphone case-type wireless keyboard that helps the visually impaired to type text or dial when using a smartphone . QwertyCase is 12.0 on iOS Can be used in the above.

[QwertyCase components introduction]

– QwertyCase
– Charging cable (USB-C type)
– Hand strap
– Left and right Bumper cover (2 each)
(Bumper cover is not provided for QwertyCase SE, 7,8 models.)
– Product Brief Introduction
– You can check the user manual in detail on the QwertyCase app or the website (www.qwertycase.com).

2. Gripping method and structure and terms

※ All pictures in the user manual are based on the QwertyCase 11PRO model, and there are differences in key arrangement and structure depending on the model.
(Please refer to the user manual for detailed key arrangement according to the model.)

2-1) QwertyCase structure and terms

                                                                   <Text input key on the back>

                                                                                    <QwertyCase top>

                                                                                  <QwertyCase bottom>

Figure 1. QwertyCase Structure (The description of the picture is as follows)

1) QwertyCase top : The side with 6 function keys.
2) QwertyCase bottom: The side with slide switch for switching power and input mode.
QwertyCase SE, 7,8 models have a slide switch for switching power and input mode in the middle of the top part and a charging terminal in the bottom
3) Text input key on the back: There are a total of 29 (or 30) keys for text input on the back.
4) Right hand text input key on the back: 14 (or 15) keys for right-hand text input when entering QwertyCase text
5) Left hand text input key on the back : 15 keys for left-hand text input when entering QwertyCase text
The 15 keys left hand text input key on the back are also used as dial keys in the telephone function.
6) QwertyCase standard key: This Key embossed on the back keyboard, with “F” and “J” as the same key as a normal keyboard

2-2) To grip when inputting text

Figure 2. The Picture to illustrates how to grip the QwertyCase. (The description of the picture is as follows)

1) QwertyCase is an iPhone case, so it combines iPhone and QwertyCase.
2) Among the components, combine the Bumper cover to make a clicking sound on the left and right of the Qwerty Case. (Bumper cover is not provided for QwertyCase SE, 7,8 models.)
3) Hold the iPhone horizontally and hold the screen facing the user.
4) Hold the rear camera part of the iPhone in the right hand and the charging terminal of the iPhone in the left hand.
5) There are three buttons on the left / right side of the top QwertyCase, and put your left and right thumbs on the button keys.
6) Put the index finger of both hands on the standard key of the keyboard. The embossed standard key is the same as the alphabetical standard position keys “F” and “J” on the normal keyboard.
7) The rest of the fingers of both hands are placed sideways to take the basic position of the keyboard.

2-3) To grip when using the phone

1) Hold the left hand in the vertical direction with the iPhone and the QwertyCase combined, then place the right hand on the keypad at the bottom of the back.
2) 15 keyboards are arranged around embossed standard keys, and input using these keys.
3) The standard key with embossed dial is “5”, and if the entire dial is viewed in the horizontal direction, the layout is the same as that of a regular telephone.
4) Alphabetic T, G, B is 1,2,3 and R, F, V is 4,5,6 and E, D, C is 7,8,9 and W, S, X is *, 0, #
5) “Q” key becomes the call button and “Z” becomes the call end button.

3. Using the QwertyCase

[Download the app for the QwertyCase]

Search for [QwertyCase] in the App Store of IOS and install the application on your iPhone.

[Power on and off of QwertyCase]

When inputting text, move the power (2nd stage) switch on the lower right to the right to turn it on. The Qwerty Case SE, 7,8 model is turned on by moving the power (2nd stage) switch to the left in the top center.
When the QwertyCase is turned on, depending on the position of the input mode switch, it is turned on in one short vibration in text mode, one long vibration in phone mode, and no vibration in standby mode.
To turn off the power of the QwertyCase, turn it off by moving the power switch in reverse. When you turn off the power, all Bluetooth connections of QwertyCase are disconnected and all keys do not work.

[Connecting QwertyCase Bluetooth]

1) Set Bluetooth to “On” in the settings menu of the iPhone.
2) Turn on the power of the QwertyCase.
3) Check if QwertyCase Text and QwertyCase Dial appear in the list of other devices in iPhone Bluetooth settings.
Connect the QwertyCase Text first, then the QwertyCase Dial. If you connect QwertyCase Dial first, QwertyCase Text will not be displayed in the list of other devices. In this case, if you exit the Bluetooth setting of the iPhone and re-enter the Bluetooth settings, QwertyCase Text appears and you can connect.
4) After selecting QwertyCase Text and QwertyCse Dial, connect to My Device List.
5) QwertyCase requires that you connect both QwertyCase Text and QwertyCase Dial devices to operate all functions normally.
6) If the connection is unstable or unsuccessful, you should execute the Bluetooth initialization below.
7) After the Bluetooth connection is completed, the device is automatically reconnected even if it is turned off and then on.

[Initializing QwertyCase Bluetooth]

1) Enter more information of QwertyCase Text and QwertyCase Dial in the Bluetooth settings of the iPhone and execute “Forget this device” to delete all devices related to QwertyCase to initialize the iPhone.
2) Turn on the QwertyCase and change the input mode switch to text or phone mode.
3) For Bluetooth initialization of QwertyCase, press the Voiceover key and Enter key simultaneously for 5 seconds, and vibration will occur once.
4) Then, after exiting and re-entering the Bluetooth setting on the iPhone, QwertyCase Text and QwertyCase Dial appear in the list of other devices, connect QwertyCase Text first, then connect QwertyCase Dial.

[Charging QwertyCase]

The battery must be charged before using the product. Charge the battery using the supplied charging cable (USB-C). When the charging cable is connected, it is notified by one long vibration, and the full charging time is approximately 90 minutes.

[Vibration notification of battery capacity]

1) In use: To check the battery capacity of the QwertyCase, you can check the current battery level of the QwertyCase in% in the battery menu of the application.
2) When the capacity is less than 20%: If the battery capacity is less than 20%, two short vibrations are notified. If the battery level is less than 10%, three short vibrations will notify you.

[Connect QwertyCase to new iPhone]

In order to connect the QwertyCase to a new iPhone, it is necessary to initialize the QwertyCase Bluetooth.

After setting the Bluetooth of the old iPhone to OFF, set the input mode switch of the QwertyCase to text or phone mode, and press the Voiceover key and Enter key simultaneously for 5 seconds, and a short vibration will notify and Bluetooth will be initialized. Next, refer to the [Connecting QwertyCase Bluetooth] for the Bluetooth connection of the new iPhone.

4. QwertyCase function

4-1) Text input function

[Common function]

1) To enter the text input mode, move the 3-stage input mode switch on the bottom of the QwertyCase to the left. At this time, a short vibration occurs once to inform.
For QwertyCase SE, 7,8 models, move the top input mode (3-stage) switch to the right.
2) The top 6 push buttons are Shift, Space, Command, Voiceover, Space, and Del keys in order from the right. The Space key is composed of one key each on the left and right.
3) Based on how to hold the QwertyCase when inputting text, press the standard key with the index finger of the right hand on the back to become the “J” key, and press the standard key with the index finger of the left hand to “F”. And if you put the rest of your fingers to the side of the standard key, the key arrangement will be the same as that of a normal keyboard.
4) The key below the alphabetic “P” button is the ENTER key.
5) In QwertyCase 11 PRO, X, XS models, the keys under the “N” and “M” keys are the language key and the number/symbol key, respectively. The Voiceover+Language Key is the edit mode key.                                      However, the edit mode key of QwertyCase X and XS models can enter edit mode with Voiceover+Language key or direct key under the “K” key.
The QwertyCase SE,7,8 model’s edit mode key consists of Voiceover+Language key or a direct key under the “K” key. There is a number/symbol key under the “L” key, and a language key under the ENTER key.

[Entering English]

First, switch to the English input mode using the language key.

QwertyCase’s English input key layout is the same as the normal keyboard key layout, centering on standard keys. For more detailed key layout, please refer to Attachment 8-1).

When entering uppercase letters, you can enter uppercase letters by pressing the Shift key and the alphabet keys at the same time.

[Entering symbols and numbers]

As a method of gripping, press the number/symbol key once to enter. At this time, a short vibration occurs once it enters.

When entering numbers, the key layout is the same as when entering numbers on a normal keyboard. Then, on the normal keyboard, the numbers and double-arranged symbols are the same as the normal keyboard symbol input method. Press Shift+the corresponding symbol button.

For other symbol key assignments, please refer to Attachment 8-2) Number and Symbol Key Layout.

To exit the number/symbol input mode, press the number/symbol key once again. You will exit the number/symbol mode with a long vibration.

4-2) Voiceover command and Edit mode function

QwertyCase can conveniently use the voiceover command of the iPhone as a shortcut in text mode, and it can conveniently edit and correct typos in the text field. When using the voiceover command, the arrow keys and option, ESC, F11 keys required are available only when entering edit mode.

Press the Voiceover+Language Keys simultaneously to enter edit mode, and one short vibration will occur. Press Voiceover+Language key again to exit edit mode with long vibration notification.

QwertyCase X, XS, SE, 7, and 8 models can be entered using the edit mode direct key under the “K” key when using text input, and a short vibration occurs once. If you press the edit mode direct key again, you can exit the edit mode with one long vibration.

[Learn the edit mode key]

1) Arrow keys: In the left hand text input key, the standard key (“F” key) is the “left” arrow key, and the alphabet “E” key is the “up” arrow key. In the right-hand text input key, the standard key (“J” key) is the “right” arrow key, and the alphabet “M” key is the “down” arrow key.
2) F11, ESC, option key: Alphabet “P” key is F11 key and ”O” key is Option key. And the “I” key is the ESC key.

[VoiceOver keyboard commands]

VoiceOver key = VO key (Control+Option key)

When using the voiceover command, QwertyCase must always use Control+Option as the modifier key.

You can use VO (Voiceover) key after selecting Control+Option in Accessibility-Voiceover-Typing-Modifier Keys in iPhone’s Settings. (Example : VO-K= Press Voiceover key and K key simultaneously)

1) Turn on VoiceOver Help: VO-K
2) Turn off VoiceOver Help: Esc (Escape)
3) Select the next or previous item: VO-Right Arrow or VO-Left Arrow
4) Activate the selected item: VO-Space bar
5) Touch and hold the selected item: VO-Shift-M
6) Read from the current position: VO-A
7) Read from the top: VO-B
8) Copy the last spoken text to the clipboard: VO-Shift-C
9) Search for text: VO-F
10) Mute or unmute VoiceOver: VO-S
11) Go to the Home screen: VO-H
12) Move to the status bar: VO-M
13) Open the notifications screen: Move to the status bar (VO-M), then Option-Up Arrow
14) Open Control Center: Move to the status bar (VO-M), then Option-Down Arrow
15) Open Spotlight Search: Option-Up Arrow
16) Open the App Switcher: VO-H-H
17) Open the Item Chooser: VO-I
18) Change the label of the selected item: VO-/
19) Start, stop, or pause an action: VO-Hyphen
20) Swipe up or down: VO-Up Arrow or VO-Down Arrow
21) Adjust the rotor: VO-Command-Left Arrow or VO-Command-Right Arrow
22) Adjust the setting specified by the rotor: VO-Command-Up Arrow or VO-Command-Down Arrow
23) Turn the screen curtain on or off: VO-Shift-F11
24) Return to the previous screen: Esc

[Quick Nav using the arrow keys]

Turn on Quick Nav to control VoiceOver using the arrow keys.

*When using the quick navigation with the arrow keys, the command of the combination of two arrows works only when the arrows are pressed at the same time.

1) Turn Quick Nav on or off: Left Arrow-Right Arrow
2) Select the next or previous item: Right Arrow or Left Arrow
3) Select the next or previous item specified by the rotor: Up Arrow or Down Arrow
4) Tap an item: Up Arrow-Down Arrow
5) Scroll up, down, left, or right: Option-Up Arrow, Option-Down Arrow, Option-Left Arrow, or Option-Right Arrow
6) Adjust the rotor: Up Arrow-Left Arrow or Up Arrow-Right Arrow

[Single-key Quick Nav for web browsing]

When you view a webpage with Quick Nav on, you can use the following keys on the keyboard to navigate the page quickly. Typing the key moves to the next item of the indicated type. To move to the previous item, hold the Shift key as you type the letter.

1) Turn on Single-key Quick Nav: VO-Q
2) Heading: H
3) Link: L
4) Text field: R
5) Button: B
6) Form control: C
7) Image: I
8) Table: T
9) Static text: S
10) ARIA landmark: W
11) List: X
12) Item of the same type: M
13) Level 1 heading: 1
14) Level 2 heading: 2
15) Level 3 heading: 3
16) Level 4 heading: 4
17) Level 5 heading: 5
18) Level 6 heading: 6

[Text editing]

Use these commands (with Quick Nav turned off) to work with text. VoiceOver reads the text as you move the insertion point.

1) Go forward or back one character: Right Arrow or Left Arrow
2) Go forward or back one word: Option-Right Arrow or Option-Left Arrow
3) Go up or down one line: Up Arrow or Down Arrow
4) Go to the beginning or end of the line: Command-Left Arrow or Command-Down Arrow
5) Go to the beginning or end of the paragraph: Option-Up Arrow or Option-Down Arrow
6) Go to the previous or next paragraph: Option-Up Arrow or Option-Down Arrow
7) Go to the top or bottom of the text field: Command-Up Arrow or Command-Down Arrow
8) Select text as you move: Shift + any of the insertion point movement commands above
9) Select all text: Command-A
10) Copy, cut, or paste the selected text: Command-C, Command-X, or Command-V
11) Undo or redo last change: Command-Z or Shift-Command-Z

4-3) Standby function

[Switching to standby mode]

1)If you move the input mode (3rd stage) switch at the bottom of the QwertyCase to the center, it will switch to standby mode.
QwertyCase SE,7,8 models are switched to standby mode by moving the top input mode (3-stage) switch to the center.
2) In standby mode, all keyboard buttons except slide switch do not work.
3) In standby mode, the Bluetooth connection is released, and it automatically enters sleep mode.

4-4) Phone function

[Common function]

1) Move the QwertyCase input mode (3rd stage) switch to the right.
QwertyCase SE,7,8 models move the input mode (3-stage) switch to the left to enter the telephone function.
2) When you enter the phone mode, you will be notified by one long vibration.
3) Hold the QwertyCase with reference to To grip when using the phone.
4) Like a regular telephone, it is embossed on the number 5 dial.
5) The alphabet T,G,B is 1,2,3. And R,F,V is 4,5,6. E,D,C is 7,8,9 and W,S,X is *,0,#.
6) The alphabetic “Q” key becomes the call button and the “Z” becomes the call end button.
7) If there is a typo when dialing numbers, press the Del key to delete the one dialed immediately before. Press the End Call key to delete the entire entered dial.

[Calling]

Enter the dial number you want and press the call key.
A dial tone sounds each time the dial is pressed. If the iPhone is in silent mode, the dial tone is not played.

[End call]

Press the QwertyCase’s End Call key.

[Redialing]

To redial the phone number you just called, press the call key again.

5. QwertyCase application functions

[Checking User’s Manual]

You can check the user manual in the QwertyCase app and download it as TEXT and MS word documents from the homepage.

1) Select User’s Manual of the first tab from the entire menu at the bottom of the app.
2) You can view the details by selecting the detail view.

[Checking Battery Capacity]

1) Select the battery item in the second tab from the bottom menu of the app.
2) You can check the remaining battery capacity in %.
3) When the charging cable is connected, the charging indicator appears in the battery menu of the app and notifies you with one long vibration.
4) During charging, 100% is displayed regardless of the battery capacity, and it is fully charged after about 90 minutes of charging.

[Service Center]

1) Go to homepage: You can go directly to the QwertyCase website.
2) Q&A : You can find questions and answers on how to use QwertyCase.

6. Precautions

[Disassembly caution]

Do not randomly disassemble or shock the product. You cannot receive service when you disassemble the product.

[Power Caution]

When charging, connect the USB cable properly to prevent contact failure.

[High Temperature and Humidity Caution]

Do not use the product in a hot and humid place.

[Battery Caution]

In hot and humid places, the battery may not charge well or may run out quickly.
If you want to use it again after leaving it for a long time, charge it completely before using it.

7. Specifications and characteristics

[PLATFORM]

Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0

[FEATURES]

Slide SW : 3-way (Mode-Sel), 2-way (Power)
Total KEY : 35 KEY (QwertyCase X,XS,SE,7,8 MODEL : 36KEY)
Motor: Coin- type Vibration Motor

[POWER]

Battery: Li-Polymer 180mAh Battery
Charger Cable: USB-C (5V/1A)

8. Attachment (Key placement manual)

8-1) Key arrangement of English

Figure 4. QwertyCase English Key Layout (Please refer to the table below for a description of the picture)

Top key (all text input common)

Del

space

VoiceOver

Command

space

Shift

Left-hand text input key on the back side

q

w

e

r

t

a

s

d

f

g

z

x

c

v

b

Right-hand text input key on back side

y

u

i

o

p

h

j

k

l

Enter

n

m

language

number/symbol

* For uppercase input, press Shift+Albabet at the same time.
* QwertyCase X, XS, SE, 7, 8 models have a direct key for edit mode under the “K” key.
* QwertyCase SE, 7, 8 models have a number/symbol key under the “L” key and a language key under the ENTER key.

8-2) Key arrangement of numbers and symbols

Figure 5. QwertyCase Number and Symbol Key Layout (Please refer to the table below for explanation on the picture)

Top key (all text input common)

Del

space

VoiceOver

Command

space

Shift

Left-hand text input key on the back side

1 !

2 @

3 #

4 $

5 %

– _

= +

[ {

] }

/ ?

. >

, <

‘ “

; :

Right-hand text input key on back side

6 ^

7 &

8 *

9 (

0 )

|

w

Enter

~

language

number/symbol

*The number input is the same as the normal keyboard position. For the symbol key assigned to the numeric keys, you can enter Shift + symbol keys at the same time as the normal keyboard.
*To enter a double symbolic key, enter Shift + symbol key.

8-3) Key arrangement of Edit mode

Figure 6. QwertyCase Edit Mode Key Layout (Refer to the table below for a description of the picture)

Top key (all text input common)

Del

space

VoiceOver

Command

space

Shift

Left-hand text input key on the back side

Up

Left

Right-hand text input key on back side

ESC

Option

F11

Right

Enter

Down

language

number/symbol

* QwertyCase 11PRO model enters edit mode by using VoiceOver+Language Key.
* QwertyCase X, XS, SE, 7, and 8 models have an edit mode direct key under the “K” key.
* QwertyCase SE, 7 and 8 models have a number/symbol key under the “L” key and a language key under the ENTER key.

8-4) Key arrangement of Phone dial

Figure 7. QwertyCase Phone Dial Key Layout (Refer to the table below for a description of the picture)

Top key

DEL

Phone dial input key

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

*

0

#

Call

End Call