Text Replacement

Substia upgrades iOS’ text replacement feature, making it more accessible

Shortcuts that help you do things with less effort can be a godsend, especially when it comes to being productive on a small and often cramped device like an iPhone.

That’s one of the reasons why I enjoy taking full advantage of iOS’ Text Replacement feature whenever I can. The only problem with it is that you’ll find yourself inconveniently navigating to Settings → General → Keyboard → Text Replacement to manage (add or remove) your text shortcuts.

New to iPhone? How to master your keyboard

Enable the One-Handed Keyboard on iPhone

When you first begin using your iPhone, you’ll take some time to get used to everything, especially when coming from another mobile device system like Android. And if there’s one thing you’ll want to get the hang of quickly, it’s the keyboard.

For composing emails, sending text messages, creating notes, and more, your iPhone keyboard gets a lot of use. To help you learn some terrific tricks from the start, we’ve compiled a list of tips for using your iPhone keyboard.

ImageCorrect brings image-based text replacement to iOS

iOS comes with a native text replacement feature that lets users set shortcuts that will automatically expand to full words or phrases when typed. But wouldn’t it be neat if the same concept applied for images?

I’ve long wondered about this myself, and so I’m excited to share that a newly-released and free jailbreak tweak dubbed ImageCorrect by iOS developer Satvik Borra brings this feature to pwned handsets.

How to set up and use text replacements on your iPhone keyboard

Text Replacements screen iPhone

Maybe you just bought your first iPhone (good for you!) or maybe you simply forgot that your device offers a text replacement feature.

Text replacements can help you reduce errors when typing as well as get your message across faster. You can create a shortcut and when typed, it will expand into the complete word, phrase, or sentence you that you apply to it.

This is a handy feature for inserting things you type often, especially in text messages or emails. Here’s how to set up and use text replacements.