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Easily enter different e-mail addresses in Safari on iOS iOS devices
I've recently needed to fill in an e-mail address in Safari on my iPad for a number of sites. I have multiple e-mail addresses and they're not trivial to type. I kept thinking "why doesn't Safari let me pick one of my addresses to fill in here?" While I couldn't find a way to make that happen, I realized I could do this by creating shortcuts for my commonly used email addresses and get a very similar result.

To do this, go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Shortcuts. Tap on Add New Shortcut, enter a "phrase" - this can be a single word, an e-mail address or a longer text - then enter a shortcut. For example, to enter myname@example.com, enter a shortcut such as "myn."

[kirkmc adds: I've been using shortcuts for some user names that aren't e-mail addresses, since I generally use the same address on most websites, but this is a good way of easily entering any kind of text. If you don't know about them, you should.

One interesting thing to point out: shortcuts sync across devices via iCloud, as long as you have Documents & Data syncing turned on in the iCloud settings. So set up a bunch of shortcuts on one device and they'll propagate to others.]
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Easily enter different e-mail addresses in Safari on iOS
Authored by: bjdraw on Oct 30, '12 09:18:12AM

This works really well, the only time it doesn't in when a custom keyboard is defined in an app and there is no space key to accept the auto complete.



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Easily enter different e-mail addresses in Safari on iOS
Authored by: philostein on Oct 30, '12 09:27:08AM

No need to enter a space; press next/enter/go/whatever, and iOS will complete the shortcut for you.



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Easily enter different e-mail addresses in Safari on iOS
Authored by: jaydisc on Oct 30, '12 09:51:32PM

Yup, I usually just enter another ".", which completes the replacement, and then one quick backspace to remove the ".".



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