Texpand: Text Expander

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About this app

Tired of typing the same text—your phone number, email, stock replies—over and over?

Texpand can help

Just set up a shortcut (like “addrs") and whenever you type that, Texpand will replace it with a longer phrase, saving you effort and time.


⭐️ Create shortcuts for your frequently used phrases
⭐️ Type space to expand a shortcut
⭐️ Compatible with any keyboard
⭐️ Change phrase case based on shortcut case
⭐️ See shortcut suggestions as you type
⭐️ Backspace to undo
⭐️ Highly customizable
⭐️ Insert date/time, clipboard contents and more
⭐️ Backup/Restore phrases
⭐️ Dark mode
⭐️ Search phrases
⭐️ Sort phrases by name, usage frequency etc...

👑 Premium Features

👑 Unlimited shortcuts, remove the 10 shortcut limit
👑 Phrase lists: type one shortcut and choose from a list of phrases
👑 Google Drive sync: keep your phrases backed up and in sync with
👑 Tasker support: use tasker variables in your phrases and trigger tasker actions

🅰 Text Input Assistant

With Text Input Assistant you can use your phrases on apps that does not normally work with Texpand: https://bit.ly/txpnd-assistant

💡 Instantly access phrases from any app, can be opened through notification, fingerprint gesture, accessibility button and quick settings tile
💡 Copy and automatically paste phrases
💡 Clipboard manager
💡 Drag and drop phrases in incompatible apps


Texpand uses the Accessibility API

Texpand uses Accessibility API to detect whether a saved shortcut is typed and replace it with a corresponding phrase.

No data obtained from this service leaves your device.

🔗 FAQ: https://bit.ly/txpnd-faq
🔗 Incompatible apps: https://bit.ly/txpnd-incomp-apps
🔗 Get started with Texpand : https://bit.ly/txpnd-get-started
🔗 Privacy policy: https://bit.ly/txpnd-privacy
🔗 Follow Texpand on Twitter: https://twitter.com/texpandapp

🤝 By downloading and using Texpand you accept it's terms of service: https://bit.ly/txpnd-tos
Updated on
Sep 22, 2022

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8.86K reviews
Dr Mark Helfand
May 16, 2022
Update: I had problems using Texpand with my email app, Aquamail. I accepted the problems because I had no choice. With the new update, I did some additional investigating. I think I solved my problems. I found the instructions, which were excellent. They helped me solve the major issues. I wrote to support and got an answer within 2 days. Support was very good. The app is definitely worth keeping and paying for the additional capabilities.
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Isaias Matewos
May 16, 2022
Thanks Mark!
Aliyma Fatin
September 26, 2020
I already paid for the premium and had been using it for months just fine. It has just stopped working because of accessibility issues. I enabled everything and even sent an email with no response. As a last ditch effort, I backed up my files and uninstalled the app and re-installed and now it is limiting me to only 10 phrases again and there is no option to login, only to repurchase the premium. I am furious because this is interfering with my business! Help!
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Wayne Hynd
July 22, 2021
OMG: Texpand saves me quite a bit of time every day with entering repetitive text: grocery lists, multiple email signatures, annoying punctuation and symbols (e.g., etc., ∆, ⋮ , ...), auto-entering dates in multiple formats, words I usually misspell. It will even enter a phrase or set of symbols with the cursor set exactly where you want it. It is well designed, with a shallow learning curve, and easy-to-use functionality. One of my favorite productivity apps.
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Isaias Matewos
July 23, 2021
Thank you, Wayne!

What's new

Texpand 2.2.6:

🐞 Squashed some bugs:

Previous release:

⚡️ Introduces new text expansion engine for Android 13, this enables faster text expansion and better compatibility with apps.

⭐️ Android 13 compatibility.

⭐️ Texpand can now collect text copied via Android text selection menu, no need to grant adb permission, copied text is accessible via Text Input Assistant.