Snippets not expanding in supported app — troubleshooting guide

Snippets not expanding in a TextExpander-enhanced app listed here? (If you are having trouble with the TextExpander for iPhone & iPad keyboard in v.3 not working, see our keyboard troubleshooting guide). Step 1: Make sure to update your snippets in the app. You must fetch the snippets …

Does the TextExpander keyboard work with my Bluetooth keyboard?

Custom keyboards are software only, so the TextExpander keyboard does not have access to your keystrokes on a hardware Bluetooth keyboard and therefore can’t expand your abbreviations. TextExpander-enhanced apps process keystrokes after they have arrived from your Bluetooth keyboard and so CAN expand abbreviations …

Why doesn’t auto-correct work as well as the system keyboards?

We have some great improvements in mind. Keep an eye out for future app updates. In the meantime, you can supplement with the autocorrect snippet groups in TextExpander. They will supersede any keyboard autocorrect. To add a predefined snippet group on TextExpander for iPhone & iPad: …

Where’s the dictation key?

Custom keyboards, like all app extensions on iOS 8, do not have access to the microphone, so it’s not possible for us to provide dictation. It’s just a single button to switch to a system keyboard where dictation is available. We expect …