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I recently updated my S3 to Jelly Bean (v4.1.1) and now cannot paste.

Example steps to reproduce my bug: Compose message

  1. Compose SMS
  2. Type "hello" in body
  3. Long press "hello"
  4. Click copy icon
  5. Click after "hello" to bring cursor / blue handle
  6. Clicking "clipboard" does nothing (just dismisses handle)

If you're not having the bug, everything will work fine, I know. Please don't answer "it works for me". I know what should happen, but for some reason it doesn't work on mine.

Notes:

  1. The bug is present everywhere you would input text (for example, in the gmail app, or pasting in an address bar etc.).
  2. Pasting by using the options when long-pressing the cog in the keyboard doesn't work either.
  3. Restarting the phone doesn't help.
  4. The phone is not rooted.

Any other ideas?

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I too face the same problem on my rooted Samsung Galaxy S I9000 running Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1 –  The Indian Programmmer Jan 6 '13 at 19:07
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I updated the software to 4.1.2 and the problem has gone :-)

I don't know if the bug has been fixed, or the process of upgrading has corrected the faulty state the phone was in. I'll update this post if the problem comes back...

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Which update fixed the bug? –  Szymon Sep 23 '13 at 20:59
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