How do I set up Text Replacement on a mobile device?


This article provides step-by-step instructions for text replacement on a managed iPad.


  1. To set up Text Replacement, open ‘Settings’.
    Settings icon
  2. From the Settings menu, select ‘General’.
    General settings
  3. Select ‘Keyboard’.
    Keyboard settings
  4. Select ‘Text Replacement’.
    Text Replacement settings
  5. To add a new Text Replacement shortcut, select the ‘+’ in the upper right corner.
    Add new button
  6. In the ‘Phrase’ text field, enter the selected URL.  In the ‘Shortcut’ text field, enter the associated acronym.
    NOTE:  Server information is case sensitive.
    1. devim –

    2. devwm –

    3. ​​​​​​​qaim –

    4. ​​​​​​​qawm –

    5. ​​​​​​​prodim –

    6. ​​​​​​​prodwm –

  7. Select ‘Save’.
    Save text replacement

  8. Repeat for each line item (1-4) above.
    NOTE:  Before returning the device, you need to log out of the device and wireless network.


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