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Adding to AutoCorrect

So, we all say things that autocorrrect doesn’t like. This is the easiest way to get around it I’ve found. Just add the things you fight with autocorrect about to your shortcuts.

Apple has done some very cool things with each¬†iteration¬†of iOS, and while I’m excited for iOS7, I still like the little ins and outs of iOS6. This trick was actually one I learned from the ultimate Apple hacker in my life, but I figured I’d post it for anyone that doesn’t have a fanboy in their pocket.

So, we all say things that autocorrrect doesn’t like. This is the easiest way to get around it I’ve found. Have some pictograph directions.

Go to the General section in your settings App.
Go to the General section in your settings App.
Scroll down to the Keyboard settings.
Scroll down to the Keyboard settings.
Scroll down to the 'Shortcuts' menu.
Scroll down to the ‘Shortcuts’ menu.
There will be some here by default, but you can add more with the '+' button.
There will be some here by default, but you can add more with the ‘+’ button.
the Phrase is what you want it to say, the Shortcut is what you want to type to get that phrase.
the Phrase is what you want it to say, the Shortcut is what you want to type to get that phrase.
Using the shortcut is actually significantly faster than typing it, AND you don't fight with autocorrect.
Using the shortcut is actually significantly faster than typing it, AND you don’t fight with autocorrect.