App: Texpand
Version: 1.8.1 (30)
Package: com.isaiasmatewos.texpand
Downloads: 127
1.17 MB (1,222,142 bytes)
Min: Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21)
Target: Android 8.1 (Oreo, API 27)
Permissions: 5Features: 1
Uploaded November 22, 2017 at 4:55PM UTC by Isaias M.

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APK Notes:


Oreo additions:

🍪 In-line overlay UI
🍪 Launch your phrases directly from in-line suggestion
🍪 Adaptive icons

Text Input Assistant:

⭐️ Use Texpand phrases in G-mail, Google Chrome, Google Docs, Evernote and many others. Watch here
⭐️ Includes a clipboard manager


⭐️ Numerous performance improvements and memory footprint optimizations
🐞 Tons of bug fixes
⭐️ We have added a privacy policy read here:

Version 1.7.2 : July 23, 2017:
- Fixed a bug where it was impossible to add new phrase/list phrases in RTL (Arabic) interfaces

Texpand is an abbreviation expansion typing aid that assists users who have difficulty entering text on Android apps as a result of disabilities that cause impaired manual dexterity such as lack of fingers. By systematically specifying abbreviations to frequently used phrases Texpand can help users 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, physical keyboards or alternative accessibility text input device
⭐️ Works on most apps
⭐️ Define 10 abbreviations to your most used phrases with no limitation on the character count of phrases ⃰
⭐️ Simple and elegant overlay UI that assist you with text insertion, choosing from multiple phrases even undoing you expansion
⭐️ Very simple and easy to learn UI
⭐️ Highly customizable abbreviation expansion options, you can even 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 phrase just by typing a few characters useful for quickly responding to texts ⃰
⭐️ Dynamic values make entering complex date formats or using clipboard content as simple as typing an abbreviation of few characters
⭐️ Allows you to 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.

Text Input Assistant Features

⭐️ Can be easily launched through notification 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: or in Texpand's about section in settings

Darren Gabbert (a single switch user) from Adaptive computing technology center at University of Missouri demonstrates that Texpand is an essential text entry tool for Android users with limited mobility. Watch here:

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1.8.1 APK
November 22, 2017
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