Cell Phone Keyboard Shortcut

A keyboard shortcut can save time.  Once created, the keyboard shortcut can be quickly typed to fill your email address.


  1. Launch the Settings app.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap on Keyboard.
  4. Tap on Text Replacement.
  5. Tap on the + in the top right corner.
  6. In the Phrase field, type in your email address
  7. In the Shortcut field, type qqq
  8. Hit return

Non-Samsung Phones:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Scroll down to the third group of options and select ‘Languages & Input’
  3. Select “Personal Dictionary”
  4. Select “+”
  5. Tap the line at the top and type your email address
  6. Type the shortcut to use, such as qqq

Samsung Phones:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Select “General Management”
  3. Select “Language and Input”
  4. Select “On-screen keyboard”
  5. Select your keyboard (probably “Samsung Keyboard”)
  6. Select “Smart Typing”
  7. Select “Text Shortcuts”
  8. Select “Add”
  9. In the Shortcut field, enter the desired shortcut, such as qqq
  10. In the Expanded Phrase field, enter your email address
  11. Tap “Add” at the bottom right to enable the shortcut