App: Texpand
Version: 1.8.7 (37)
Package: com.isaiasmatewos.texpand
Downloads: 385
1.17 MB (1,224,817 bytes)
Min: Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21)
Target: Android 8.1 (Oreo, API 27)
Permissions: 5Features: 1
Uploaded February 22, 2018 at 3:32PM UTC by HoldTheDoor

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v 1.8.7:
🐞Fixed issue where overlay UI may disappear quickly in some cases
🐞 [Oreo Only] fixed issue where phrases can't be opened with their appropriate app
🐞 Fixed issue with Text Input Assitant clipboard history wasn't deleting older items properly
⭐️ Improved setting explanations

Texpand 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
⭐️ 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

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: 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:

This release may come in several variants. Consult our handy FAQ to see which download is right for you.

1.8.7 APK
February 22, 2018
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