Save keystrokes on iPhone with text replacements
Set up a text replacement you can use to enter a word or phrase by typing just a few characters. For example, type “omw” to enter “On my way!” That one’s already set up for you, but you can also add your own.
Create a text replacement
While typing in a text field, touch and hold or .
Slide to Keyboard Settings.
Tap Text Replacement.
Tap at the top right.
Type a phrase in the Phrase field and the text shortcut you want to use for it in the Shortcut field.
Have a word or phrase you use and don’t want it corrected?
Tap to create a shortcut, then enter your word or phrase in the Phrase field, but leave the Shortcut field blank.
Use iCloud to keep your personal dictionary up to date on your other devices
Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud, then turn on iCloud Drive.