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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 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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How do I select the number of an incoming SMS?

I received some SMSes that show up both in my SMS app and in Google Hangouts; however for the life of me I can't figure out how to just copy that number (in order to report it as a spammer), short of ...
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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 ...
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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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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 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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How to have a clipboard functionality for multiple copy-pasting?

I want to know if there are slots of option in copying: copy1 copy2 then paste1 paste2 I love surfing many websites but need to login on them. I'm tired of typing every time my email address and ...
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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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Is there a way I can see or edit clipboard entries in Samsung Galaxy Tab S?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Tab S running Lollipop stock update (8.6 Wi-fi only). I need to be able to visually reference what is being stored for the clipboard for a variety of reasons. My Galaxy ...