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Getting Started for TextExpander Admin (Webinar)

How to Set Up Your Team for Success With TextExpander Join a webinar at: textexpander.com/webinar Part of the TextExpander Getting Started series, Getting Started for TextExpander Admin is aimed at new Admin users who need to manage their Teams accounts. This webinar is for every person new to TextExpander for Teams. Learn all about handling…

Getting Started: TextExpander 101 (Webinar)

Join a webinar at: textexpander.com/webinar The first of the TextExpander Getting Started series, “TextExpander 101” is for every person new to TextExpander. Learn all the TextExpander basics in this hour long webinar. Topics include: Creating key snippets of text which expand with a simple abbreviation Saving yourself from typos and errors Reclaiming time spent on…

How Can I Find the Snippet That Just Expanded?

To check if your last expanded snippet is personal or belongs to an Organization, or to review and edit your last expanded snippet’s content, label, or abbreviation, click TextExpander icon in the menu bar (Mac) or system tray (Windows) and choose Edit Last Expanded Snippet… Step-by-step instructions for Mac: 1. Click on the TextExpander menu…

Guide: TextExpander Rollout Checklist

Use this checklist to plan how you’ll bring TextExpander to your teams. Pre-Rollout Create a Planning Team for the rollout. A larger company may need several Planning Teams, one for each department coming onboard. Decide who will be departmental / team leads and put them on the Planning Team. Each team lead should locate the…

How Do I Delete / Uninstall the TextExpander App?

Uninstall TextExpander for Mac: Sign out of TextExpander from Preferences > Account > Sign Out. Drag the TextExpander application to the Trash. Uninstall TextExpander for Windows: Go to the Windows Desktop Press the Windows and R keys simultaneously In the Run window, enter the following, including the quotation marks, or just copy/paste:”%systemroot%\system32\control.exe” /name Microsoft.ProgramsAndFeatures Find…

How to Share Groups Publicly with Public Groups and Public URLs

Join any number of ready-made (a.k.a. predefined) snippets by subscribing to any group in Public Groups. Each group is published by an author, another TextExpander user. You can choose to share any of your snippet groups with the world by publishing them in Public Groups. Subscribe to a Public Group: From Public Groups click on…

Why Isn’t TextExpander Syncing?

If you are having trouble syncing TextExpander across your devices it could be you don’t have the correct versions. You need the matching generations of TextExpander to match up the syncing. Below is a chart of the versions of TextExpander app icons matched up. For directions on setting up sync across older versions, see How…

What’s the Status of the TextExpander Server?

http://status.textexpander.com Review the current and past performance of the TextExpander server. If you are noticing an issue around snippet syncing, try signing out of your TextExpander app and then back in.

Does TextExpander.com Receive or Store My Keystrokes?

No. The TextExpander apps never send keystroke data to the server. The TextExpander apps don’t store keystroke data on your device. They hold a small amount of keystroke data in memory to do their filtering. For more on that and on how we implemenent suggestions, see Is TextExpander a keylogger? Is TextExpander a safety risk?…

Why Are Snippets in the App and on the Website Different?

The snippets you see on the web are the “true” snippets. If the snippets you see in your TextExpander app and in your TextExpander.com account don’t match, check if there are any “Conflict” groups in the app. If that group has any recently edited snippets, copy the recent changes into the original snippet, or, if…