Here’s how to insert those cute little icons – often referred to as “emoticons” or “emojis” – into the text messages, e-mails, and just about anywhere you type on the keyboard on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Every time I fill out an online form, it asks me for my e-mail address. This is the one piece of text I type over and over again. So, I created a keyboard shortcut, which is now referred to in iOS as a Text Replacement. A keyboard shortcut/text replacement is like a little hint – start typing the hint, and the iPhone magically finishes typing the rest of your word or phrase.
Here are a few quick tips to help you type messages more quickly and efficiently on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. First up, learn how to keep the keyboard uppercase when typing. This handy trick will save you some time.