• Open the text message, email, Whatsapp message, or any other text that you want to copy and paste.
  • After finding the message, tap and hold it and the menu will appear.
  • Tap on select all and then copy option from the menu if you want to copy the whole text. Tap and drag the highlight handles to choose the part of the text that interests you if do not want the whole text.
  • Tap Copy from the menu.
  • Choose the location where you want to paste your text.
  • Tap and hold on the space to paste your message.
  • A menu will appear and tap the paste option.
  • Congratulations, your message has been pasted successfully. You can as well choose to “paste as plain text”.
  • Open the Google browser and go to the website and page that you seek to copy the link from.
  • From the top right hand corner, tap the three-dot icon.

(You can also tap on the link and then hold for a moment. From the menu, select Copy. The link will be copied to clip for pasting)

  • Select share from the menu that appears.
  • You will be provided with a list of sharing options, choose copy to clip board.
  • Go to the document, site or platform you want to paste and long-press on the space you want to paste your link.
  • A menu will appear and tap the paste option.
  1. Photos using your File manager

  • Launch the file manager on your phone.
  • Go to the images folder where your images are located.
  • Check the image and long-press the image you want to copy paste.
  • Tap on the Copy icon on the bottom left. Your image has now been copied to the clipboard.
  • Open the folder you want to paste your image.
  • Tap and hold until a paste option menu appears.  Tap on the paste option to post your image.
  1. Music on your android phone

  • Launch Files application on your phone.
  • Choose the SD card or Phone storage.
  • Scroll down and select folder that contains the music you seek to copy-paste.
  • Tap the three-dot icon at the top right hand corner.
  • Tap the copy to option. A menu will pop up at the bottom of your screen. Tap on copy to internal memory option or vice versa.
  • Choose the folder of your choice to paste your music and tap copy here option located at the bottom.
  1. Post on Facebook app

  • Launch the Facebook app on your android phone.
  • Scroll through and find the post that you want to share.
  • Long-press on the post you want to copy.
  • Tap on the copy text option that appears immediately after holding on the post.
  • Tap and hold on what is on your mind space.
  • You will see a paste option.
  • Tap on it and paste your post.
  1. Tweets on twitter android app

  • Launch the twitter android app from your phone.
  • Scroll down and tap on the tweet you want to copy.
  • Tap and hold the text you want to copy, the tweet will be copied automatically.
  • Tap on the Create a Tweet option. Tap and hold on the space.
  • You will see a paste option. Tap it, and your tweet will be pasted successfully.
  • Open the YouTube app on your android phone/tablet.
  • Search for the YouTube video you want to share and open it.
  • Tap on the playback screen and tap on the curved arrow pointing toward the right located at the top of the playback window.
  • Tap Copy link option
  • Tap and hold on the space you seek to paste the link.
  • A menu will appear, select the paste option.
  • You can now share the link to your friend through an SMS or what’s app.
  1. WhatsApp message

  • Open WhatsApp application on your android phone.
  • Tap on the conversation you are interested in, and it will open in full screen.
  • Scroll down to find the message you want to copy.
  • Tap and hold onto a chat line, and a menu will pop up with several options at the top of your screen.
  • Tap the copy option on the menu.
  • Your message is now ready to be pasted.
  • Tap and hold on the space you seek to paste your message.
  • A paste option will pop up. Tap it, and your message will be pasted successfully.
  1. Captions from Instagram app on android phone

  • Open the Instagram app on your android phone.
  • Scroll down to find the caption you want to copy.
  • On the particular post, click on the three-dot icon on the top right corner of the post.
  • Click on the copy link option.
  • Open your preferred browser and paste the link to open.
  • Tap and hold on the caption, and a menu will pop up.
  • Tap Copy from the menu.
  • Your caption has been copied, and you can paste it on your preferred location.
  • You can repeat the process when copying and pasting Instagram comments and bios.
  1. Files from your PC to your android phone

  • Connect your android phone to your PC via USB cable.
  • Allow your computer to access your phone.
  • Your device will ask you the kind of connection you want.  Choose the USB to transfer files. These files include photos, documents, images, and music.
  • Check that your android phone has been listed on drives and devices.
  • Double click on the android and locate the folder where you seek to paste your file.
  • Open another window with the file you seek to copy from your computer.
  • Select the files, and press CLTR + C, and your selected files have been copied.
  • Open the android location to paste your files and click CLTR+V, and your files will be pasted successfully.
  • Close all the folder windows. You can now use the files using an android phone.

Tip: some of the android devices have clipboard option. It allows you to track all the recent copies at ease. If that’s the case, the pasting steps are almost the same.

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How do I copy and paste on my phone?

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How do I copy and paste on Samsung?

This article will show you how it’s done.
  1. Long-tap a word to select it on a web page.
  2. Drag the set of bounding handles to highlight all the text you want to copy.
  3. Tap Copy on the toolbar that appears.
  4. Tap and hold on the field where you want to paste the text until a toolbar appears.
  5. Tap Paste on the toolbar.

How do you use clipboard on Android?

Open the messaging app on your Android, and press the + symbol to the left of the text field. Select the keyboard icon. When the keyboard appears, select the > symbol at the top. Here, you can tap the clipboard icon to open the Android clipboard.

How do you copy and paste a picture on an Android phone?

On your Android phone or tablet, open a file in the Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides app. Select what you want to copy. Tap Copy. Touch & hold where you want to paste.

How do you use keyboard to copy and paste?

How do I copy and paste text from an image?

Copy: Ctrl+C. Cut: Ctrl+X. Paste: Ctrl+V.

Can we convert image to word?

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How do I extract text from a photo on Samsung?

Online JPG to Word converter to save images to Word docs for free. Smallpdf is fully compatible with both JPG and Word formats. With our tools, you can easily convert JPG to Word documents within a few seconds, free of charge.

How do I copy and paste text from a PDF?

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Can not copy from PDF?

Copy an entire PDF (Windows Reader application only, not browser)
  1. Open the PDF document in Reader. Choose Edit > Copy File to Clipboard.
  2. The content is copied to the clipboard. In an another application, choose Edit > Paste to paste the copied content.

How do you copy and paste a document that won’t let you?

Before you can copy text from PDF to another application, you need to confirm that it doesn’t have security settings that disallow copying, otherwise you won’t be able to copy anything. This may be indicated by a grayed out or dimmed copy feature in Reader.

Why can’t I select text in PDF?

Since it is displayed in a plain text editor it is possible to copy anything from it without restriction. Simply press Ctrl-u while you are on the site to display its source code. This works in most browsers including Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer.

How do I select text in Adobe?

The Text Selection tool may not be selected: Choose Tools > Text Selection, or click the Show Markup Toolbar button , then click the Text Selection button . The PDF may require a password before you can select or copy text: Choose Tools > Show Inspector, click the Encryption Inspector button , then enter the password.

How do you select text?

To select and copy text and graphics in Acrobat, activate the Selection tool in the Page Controls toolbar in the Document view of Acrobat. To select text, hover the Selection tool over the text until the tool becomes an I-beam selector. Click and drag over the text to select it.

How do I select text in Adobe Reader?

To select a line of text, place your cursor at the start of the line, and press Shift + down arrow. To select a paragraph, place your cursor at the start of the paragraph, and press Ctrl + Shift + down arrow.

How do I draw on a PDF?

Click the Select Tool icon located on the Adobe Reader toolbar. (If this icon is not present, right-click on the Adobe Reader toolbar and choose More Tools from the drop down menu. Check Select Tool from the Select & Zoom Toolbar options.) Highlight the text.

How do I enable select tool in PDF?

Add a line, arrow, or shape
  1. Choose Tools > Comment.
  2. Draw in the PDF:
  3. To edit or resize the markup, select it and drag one of the handles to make your adjustments.
  4. To add a pop-up note to the markup, select the Hand tool, and double-click the markup.
  5. (Optional) Click the close button in the pop-up note.

How do you highlight text?

Hi, Go to Preferences : General and tick the “Make Hand tool select text & images” checkbox. Then the (default) Hand tool will always act as the Select tool upon text & images, and act as the Hand tool otherwise.

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