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How to use text shortcuts on iPhone and iPad

Your thumbs want a holiday! Stop typing such a lot and use shortcuts!

Tired of typing out lengthy phrases, names, e-mail addresses, internet addresses, or whole sentences over and once more? Well then, keep your self a while and attempt and arrange keyboard shortcuts for any and all the text you sort incessantly.

By default, the iPhone and iPad send with "omw" as a shortcut for "On my approach!" however you'll be able to create and customise any shortcut you wish to have. What's extra, thank you to iCloud, any shortcut you create will routinely sync among your iPhone, iPad, and/or Mac. Here's how!

How to create and customise iOS keyboard shortcuts on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch the Settings app.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap on Keyboard.
  4. Tap on Text Replacement.

  5. Tap on the + within the most sensible proper nook.

  6. In the Phrase box, sort in all of the word you need to create a shortcut for.
  7. In the Shortcut box, sort within the snippet you wish to have to get replaced by way of the word.
  8. Tap Save on the most sensible proper.

Now every time you sort that shortcut, it is going to exchange it with the word you specific within the predictive text. Just faucet the distance bar to whole the word. Check out the instance under.

How to edit keyboard shortcuts on iPhone and iPad

Are you typing that shortcut approach an excessive amount of? Or, does the word you put in your shortcut have a obvious typo in it? Fear now not. You can edit keyboard shortcuts at every time.

  1. Launch the Settings app.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap on Keyboard.
  4. Tap on Text Replacement

  5. Tap on the shortcut you wish to have to edit.
  6. From right here simply edit the shortcut or word then again you wish to have.
  7. Tap on Save.

Now you do not have to fear approximately typing that shortcut accidentally, or worse, having dangerous grammar.

How to delete keyboard shortcuts on iPhone and iPad

Did you in any case understand that no one says "Bazinga!" anymore? That's k, you'll be able to delete any keyboard shortcut each time you wish to have. So nobody wishes to know the way lame you're.

  1. Launch the Settings app.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap on Keyboard.
  4. Tap on Text Replacement

  5. *Swipe left** on the shortcut you wish to have deleted.
  6. Tap on the Delete button. The large purple button that simply gave the impression.

That's it! Now you are prepared to transfer on from the ones antique shortcuts!

How to arrange the Apple image as a keyboard shortcut on iPhone and iPad

Right now the fastest and easiest method to input the Apple image together with your iPhone or iPad is to arrange a keyboard shortcut. That approach, while you sort a mixture of letters, iOS will routinely exchange them with the Apple image. It will have to be brief, so it does not take lengthy to sort, nevertheless it additionally wishes to be distinctive, so you'll be able to by no means sort it as a part of some other phrase and cause the alternative accidentally. After a few experimentation, S've settled on "aappll", however you'll be able to want to in finding what works for you.

  1. Copy the image from this publish
  2. Launch Settings
  3. Tap General

  4. Tap Keyboards
  5. Tap on Text Replacement.
  6. Tap on the + button. In the highest proper nook of your display.

  7. Tap Paste to insert the emblem within the Phrase box.
  8. Type your required shortcut within the shortcut box.
  9. Tap Save

Now you'll be able to be in a position to sort your shortcut of selection on your iPhone or iPad and insert the Apple image anywhere and on every occasion you prefer. For the sake of Apple and the Internet, then again, use your newfound powers correctly and sparingly. (Yes, that used to be intended to be funny!)

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