# Best Practices

# Costflow Hub Best Practices

Here are some best practices that can make Costflow Hub easier to use.

# Use Replacements

As we mentioned in the Get Started page, the Replacements can hugely boost your productivity. You can create your Replacements here:

https://hub.costflow.io/replacements

# Create shortcuts for Costflow bot

# iOS

If you're an iOS user, you can create a shortcut using the Shortcuts app, iOS 13 required.

You can open the following link on your iPhone to install the Costflow shortcut. https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/59e8596614ae4381afda24d1ee58d46b

After you installed the shortcut, click the three dots button, then you'll see the page below. You can click Add to Home Screen button, and it will generate a shortcut on your screen like an app. Every time you want to create an entry, just click the shortcut, it will open the Costflow bot conversation on Telegram automatically.

iOS Shortcuts app

You can also use the shortcut on your widgets screen.

# Android

If you're an Android user, you can open the Costflow bot profile page on Telegram, then click the three dots on top, click Add to Home screen. It will generate a shortcut on your screen like an app. Every time you want to create an entry, just click the shortcut, it will open the Costflow bot conversation on Telegram automatically.

Telegram on Android phone