How To Use Shortcuts While Typing On iPad
Shortcuts let you type just a few characters instead of a longer word or phrase. The expanded text appears whenever you type the shortcut. For example, the shortcut omg expands to Oh my god!
How to create a shortcut
- Go to Settings, General, Keyboard, and then tap Add New Shortcut.
- To add a word or phrase to the keyboard dictionary so that iPad doesnt try to correct or replace it, leave the Shortcut field blank.
How to edit a shortcut
- Go to Settings, General, Keyboard, and then tap the shortcut.
This will work on all iPads including iPad 3, new iPad, iPad 2, and original iPad.