Texpand – Is an abbreviation expansion typing aid that assists you

[App] Texpand – Abbreviation expansion typing aid

TexpandTexpand is an abbreviation expansion typing aid that assists you to quickly enter frequently used phrases simply by typing short abbreviations. By systematically specifying abbreviations to frequently used phrases Texpand can help you save thousands of keystrokes and several hours per week.

This app uses Accessibility services.


Works with any text input method whether it’s a software keyboard, voice input, physical keyboards or alternative accessibility text input device
Works on most apps (for apps that doesn’t work use Text Input Assistant. Watch how to user it here youtu.be/fNk_jDlwhlk)
Define up to 10 abbreviations to your most used phrases with no limitation on the character count of phrases ⃰
Simple overlay UI that assist you with text insertion, choosing from multiple phrases, and undo expansion
Highly customizable abbreviation expansion options, you can change expansion options on per-abbreviation basis
Suggestion window let’s you choose between phrases that have similar abbreviations while helping your learn your abbreviations
Phrase lists allow you to choose from a range of phrases just by typing a few characters. Useful for quickly responding to texts ⃰
Variables make entering complex date formats or using clipboard content as simple as typing an abbreviation of few characters
Exclude apps from abbreviation expansion
Tasker integration allows you to create phrases than contain Tasker built-in variables ⃰

Introducing Text Input assistant (requires Nougat or later)

Text Input Assistant lets you drag and drop your Texpand phrases on apps that were previously in compatible such as Google Docs, G-mail, Evernote and Google chrome. Simply long press a phrase or clipboard item to start dragging and drop it to a text field int the app beneath. Watch how it works here here youtu.be/fNk_jDlwhlk

Text Input Assistant Features

Can be easily launched through quick settings tile (need to be added manually) or accessibility button (requires Oreo or later)
Includes clipboard manager that stores the last 15 copied items ⃰
You can drag and drop phrases or clipboard history items to any app that supports drag and drop
Easily search your phrases or clipboard history
By swiping to left on a phrase or clipboard item you have options to share, launch (requires Oreo or later) or copy to clipboard

To get unlimited abbreviations, phrase-lists, Tasker integration and to up-to 500 clipboard items on Text Input Assistant upgrade to Texpand Plus

Permission Details

Our privacy policy covers our usage of the Accessibility API in detail. Read our privacy policy here: texpandapp.com/privacy_policy.html or in Texpand’s about section in settings

Darren Gabbert (a single switch user) from Adaptive Computing Technology Center at University of Missouri demonstrates how Texpand helps users with limited mobility with text entry. Watch here: youtu.be/9lLJiIGXr44

Texpand user reviews :

for those having trouble with it turning off, check your battery optimization. if its optimized the system will put it to sleep and turn off the accessibility. google is your friend.

Fabulous app that saves you a lot of time and key strokes. Simple to use from the word go. Good job guys, wished I’d stumbled upon it sooner!

I just started using my smartphone to take notes on jobs, I’m a contractor, I had been typing or speaking my notes but sometimes I can’t talk because it’s noisy or I don’t want the home owner to hear me say something negative about their lovely death trap, or they are renting it out and it’s not good practice to day some of the things I have to say. So I did some research and found that this app was highly recommended and I’ll be field testing it and the price to upgrade seems reasonable so if the free version tests out I’ll give it a better rating and purchase it.

Truly a blessing, when you have to respond to people a lot of the same information. Thanks to the developer

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