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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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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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File copy: Add new files, but do not replace files, to a set of folders

I often need the following function: I wish to make a copy operation (usually from my phone to the cloud). I wish to copy a set of folders and subfolders with contents/files. I wish all NEW files to ...
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Copy, paste, browse

I recently changes my DPI to 360 on my Nexus 5. Now when I copy a text it pops a top panel with the copy/paste/... icons but they have text with them now. Did android changed something or is it ...
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copy multiple text messages in WhatsApp

I am selecting multiple text messages in WhatsApp Conversation, and copying it. But when I am trying to "paste", to forward it to other contacts, it seems WhatsApp is adding the name (from whom that ...
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my device doesn't switch on it keeps restarting is there anyway i can get my contacts numbers

My samsung note 4 edge doesn't open after a software problem it keeps restarting every time it opens and it doesn't take even 5 seconds then it goes of , is there anyway i can get my contacts numbers ...
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Droid Explorer wont change anything (Delete, Paste, Uninstall)

I want change files in root but I can't. It can't delete any system file (No change). It can't add any file in system/app or anywhere in root! It can't uninstall any system app from system/app. (Droid ...
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Pasting an image on Word app failed, copying its link instead

I am unable to copy an image from internet and paste it on Word documents. When I copy the image, the image's link is copied to clipboard and when I paste it on Word document the link is pasted. Can ...
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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 I'...
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How to copy text on Android like on a computer?

I want to copy a string of text from an ASCII text generator, but whenever I paste the art, it turns into a line of text. Example: _ _ _ ___ ___ _ __ ___ ___ _ __ __ _ _ __ __| | ___ _ __ ___ | |_ ...
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How do I copy images in Firefox for Android/Fennec?

I'm using Firefox for Android (also called Fennec) v.46 on Android Kit-Kat 4.4.2. When I tap-and-hold on images in a browser in Android, I get a context-sensitive menu, as expected. However, the ...
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How to paste a text on non-pasteable (tap & hold pasting) text field?

My problem is that I have no way to paste a text in an app because the app doesn't allow tap & hold pasting. The keyboard I use (Google Keyboard) also does not have a clipboard button anywhere. ...
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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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Android emulators without a shared clipboard?

I find a lot on the web about Android Emulators with a shared clipboard (windows->emulator|emulator->windows), but I literally can't find any emulators without this ability. I made a chatbot, and it ...
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copy link embeded HTML image

I own a Galaxy S5 and am trying to figure out a way to copy/ send a link embedded in images I receive in emails, is this possible?