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How do I clear clipboard contents on Samsung Galaxy Tab S?

I use a Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet running the official non-rooted ROM based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Sometimes i copy-paste sensitive data (like passwords etc) that i would prefer to disappear from ...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z cannot paste into webmail in (Firefox)

Strange problem here... I have COPIED a URL link from the browser and can paste this into Notepad, but when I go to my Hotmail account using Firefox, I cannot get any option to PASTE to appear. Long ...
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Does InBrowser have a separate clipboard it copies to by default?

I'm old and trying to learn how use an LG smartphone. InBrowser is telling me I'm copying to a clipboard. How do I see what I am copying? Do I actually have a clipboard? Sorry if this is a dumb ...
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PC doesn't perform copy from it to sdcard/internal storage

I had create a custom ROM and trying now to copy it from my PC to my Lenovo Ideatab A3000-h, but when connecting the device and try to copy it from my pc to the device, it didn't do the process and ...
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Save the image that is currently in android internet browser even if image was deleted from the internet?

There is a picture in my internet browser in Android tablet pc. i can not save this picture because it was deleted from the web site. android tries to save it from the internet. not from the memory. ...
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How do I paste my password on Google Signin?

I change the password of my Google account on a frequent basis. My password is always a quite long alphanumeric string generated by a password manager. Typing it is really annoying, specially on a ...
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How to copy selected text in an SMS message

what I would like to do is be able to take a text message and copy a PORTION of it to use somewhere else. This comes in handy if an email address or phone number wasn't automatically picked up. ...
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Issues selecting text in Chrome 34

I'm trying to use the javascript text editor at http://codemirror.net. Normally, I can long tap on any text to bring up a selection that I can modify and copy/cut/paste. However, long tapping in the ...
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Access a word definition from within an app?

Sometimes when I use an app on my Nexus tablet offline, I encounter words for which I would like to quickly check the definition. This is the solution I am currently using select the word copy to ...
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problem with pasting an arabic text on a note

I own a galaxy note3 and it types Arabic correctly but when I copy Arabic text and past it on a note the characters appear separated and randomized .. what can I do to cover this problem?
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Where does Android store clipboard data?

Where does Android store clipboard data? I have a rooted Android phone. Where are clipboard files stored? I can find that in a rooted Samsung device at /data/Clipboard, but am not able to find in ...
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No pbcopy-pbpaste command

I am trying to access the clipboard but there is no pbcopy or pbpaste command. Is there an alternative to this command? how can i access the clipboard from the command line?
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How to paste a password in a field of web browser?

This question may look ridiculous at first look, but this is more sad than funny. In some cases, standart web browser (or any of the alternatives I tried - firefox, opera, dolphin) simply doesn't ...
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How do you clear share actions bound to ‘copy to clipboard’?

I accidentally set a sharing intent to always copy to clipboard. I know that usually to unbind these defaults, you go Settings > Apps > All > [bound app] and hit the 'Clear defaults' button from ...
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Samsung Note 1 - cut or copy in any app causes it to hang and crash

I hope someone can help rather than the normal suggestion of rebuild. I have Samsung Note 1 with Android 4.0.4. This is the most up to date version available (UK - O2 network) Cut or copy hangs the ...
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Trading clipboard contents between phone and computer

Is there a way to send information on my phone (for example, an SMS that I started to type, that got way too long, and that I decided I want on my computer to send as an email instead) through the ...
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Copy Paste with Touch

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and I have a problem with the copy and paste feature. Since about 2 Weeks ago, I have been unable to copy by holding on the text and clicking copy. If I long press on text ...
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How to share clipboard between BlueStacks & host Windows PC?

I want to paste texts copied from host Windows PC to apps inside BlueStacks & vice versa. How to do this? I am running BlueStacks beta-1...
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Has the copy/paste functionality been removed in the RAZR Maxx's Ice Cream Sandwich update?

Now that I have upgraded my Motorola Rzar Maxx to Ice Cream Sandwich the ability to do a copy and paste from Evernote and Office Suite are no longer available. Instead I have to cut rather than copy, ...
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Copy Text from SMS pulls wrong text

On my ICS 4.0.4 Nexus S when I go to a message that I've just sent to a person and select it, then 'Copy Text' and somewhere else 'Paste' the text it seems to pull the 4th/5th message above the one ...
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Is it possible to write to a device's clipboard using ADB?

I am interested in learning how to write to (and if possible, read from) a rooted Android device's clipboard. I hope to do so using ADB over USB and I am not interested in installing any apps to help ...
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Pasting text into Android emulator

I need to paste text into the Android emulator for testing. I'm running Android 1.6 on the emulator on Mac OS 10.6. Any idea if this is possible?
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copy text in froyo from web page including newlines?

I have just bought a new HTC Desire HD running Android 2.2 (Froyo). I am trying to copy text from a rather vast archive of notes which I had built up on my old phone, which was running Symbian. The ...
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How do I copy text from my PC to my phone?

I am looking for a way to copy text from my home computer to my phone, sort of a shared clipboard. Right now I go to the zxing QR code generator and paste the code, take a picture of the screen with ...