If you type out your message and then tap the icon, you will see words that can be replaced with emoji, which will light up orange. If you want to replace a glowing word, tap on it.

You can easily change the text.

The keyboard on your phone can be used to select, edit, and navigate your writing. It can be difficult to do this on a small screen.

Pressing and holding the Space key will transform the keyboard into a trackpad. The text cursor can be moved more accurately with the help of the trackpad.

The feature can be found by pressing the three dots at the top of the keyboard and selecting Text Editing. You get keys for moving the text scrull and quick access to copy, paste, and select functions.

It is possible to save time typing.

Did you know that you can use longer text strings on your phone? Instead of typing out "be there soon" over and over again, you can just say "basts" and your phone will do the rest.

General, Keyboard, and Text Replacement can be found in the settings of the phone. The + button can be used to add new shortcuts. The replacements will be visible above the keyboard when you type these abbreviations.

The Dictionary and Personal dictionary is available on the phone. On the next screen, if you choose your language, you will see suggestions above the keyboard, which you can set up with the + button.

It's possible to save a lot of time by using text replacements.

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Rather than using your voice, use it.

You can use your voice to dictate text instead of using the keyboard. It is quicker when you don't have both hands free to use your phone.

If you're using an Apple device, it's easy to add the feature. You can start talking with a tap of the microphone icon below the keyboard.

When you get the hang of it, you can introduce the characters by saying them. If you want to go back to normal, you can use the keyboard or microphone.

It is possible to switch keyboards completely.

You can choose from a variety of third-party alternatives to the software keyboard on your phone.

One of the most popular options is SwiftKey, developed by Microsoft, and it is free to use on both phones and tablets. Predicting and auto-corrections are made more and more accurate by learning your typing style.

If you want to try something new, you can use the freeTypewise app. It uses a unique honeycomb pattern, and it promises to boost your typing speed by up to 33 percent.