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Version: 10.3.1

Creating custom text shortcuts

The word substitution feature lets you create your own text shortcuts. When you set up shortcuts, your BlackBerry device replaces the shortcut with a full word or phrase.

Tip: Word substitution is sometimes known as autotext.

Turn on word predictions

  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap image Settings > Language and Input > Prediction and Correction.
  3. Set the Show Predictions switch to On.

Add a new text shortcut

  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap image Settings > Language and Input > Prediction and Correction > Word Substitution.
  3. Tap Add Shortcut.