How To Use Shortcuts While Typing On iPad

How To Use Shortcuts While Typing On iPad
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.

Note

This will work on all iPads including iPad 3, new iPad, iPad 2, and original iPad.

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