Questions tagged [copy-paste]

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"Neither user 2000 nor current process has android.permission.GRANT_RUNTIME_PERMISSIONS" when using `adb shell pm grant` command

I have installed a clipboard manager, Clip Stack on my Android 11 phone. When the app is opened, the developer helpfully gives the message that background clipboard access has been blocked by Android ...
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How can one paste to markdown in Android?

I would like to be able to copy some text (e.g., from a website viewed in Google Chrome) and paste it so that the pasted text uses markdown, e.g. to contain links. On Microsoft Windows + Chrome, I use ...
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Something is copied to my clipboard that I didn't save there?

I'm running Android version 10 on a Galaxy A51. I'm fairly sure that nobody had physical access to it because it was in my pocket. The link itself is the phrase "look at this cutie" and a ...
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Increase text selection handle size?

Is there a way to increase text selection handle size ? Or even shape, if possible. I have Magisk/Exposed Also, When a text is selected, there's a popup with the options (Copy, Cut, Select all). By ...
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Samsung Phone write protection

I just bought a new Samsung Galaxy M11. I'm trying to transfer my files from my old phone to the new phone connected to a PC but it won't copy. I get the pop-up that says the internal storage is write ...
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Why is Copy+Paste of text a once only operation - I have to keep Copying for the next paste

As per the title, I used to have an Android (v5) where I would copy some text once, and keep pasting to wherever; On my new phone (Android v10 - Samsung Galaxy A51), clipboard text disappears after a ...
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Is it possible to automatically transform a phone number before calling it?

So I want some kind of solution to take a phone number from my call list, contacts or anywhere else, then transform it in a specific way and then add some digits and symbols in front of the number and ...
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How to use clipboard in Galaxy A30s everywhere?

When going through the options available on my keyboard, found a section which references "Clipboard". In specific places, like in Stack Overflow's question box we can se from the opacity ...
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Don't add images/screenshots to clipboard

I don't want my Android to add screenshoted images to the clipboard, anyone know how to turn that off?
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Automatically copy calling phone number in realtime?

I was looking for an app or an API to copy currently calling phone number to the clipboard where I could paste them to PC directly. For instance, I'm getting a phone call from (xxx-xxxx-xx) on my ...
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How can I paste the clipboard content from the Android TeamViewer client to the computer running the TeamViewer server that I connected to?

I use the TeamViewer Android application. How can I paste the clipboard content from the Android TeamViewer client to the computer running the TeamViewer server that I connected to? When I press on ...
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How can I see which applications is reading the clipboard?

Upon reading TikTok says it will stop accessing clipboard content on iOS devices, I wonder: How can I see which applications is reading the clipboard?
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Can not use Alt - C in in android phone and mac laptop

I bought a Samsung galaxy a71 recently then I installed an app called alt-c in my phone and my MacBook air and it works fine, but the app can not copy text from my own phone to my mac and a message ...
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Copy Paste Removes Spaces

Every time I copy and paste text on my android phone white spaces are removed, i.e.: Copy: this is a test Paste: thisisatest The behaviour is the same no matter which app I copy/paste text from/...
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Share clipboard data between users on multi-user (secondary space) Android?

Leaving security concerns aside, is there a reliable way to communicate data via clipboard between users on a single device without using network methods? For example just to copy a link in the ...
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How can I sync the Google keyboard's clipboard with Android's clipboard?

How can I sync the Google keyboard's clipboard with Android's clipboard? Google keyboard's clipboard: Android's clipboard: I use Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android S9.
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How can one get the clipboard menu item in the contextual menu in Gmail's compose email field?

How can one get the clipboard menu item in the contextual menu in Gmail's compose email field? It's not present on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S9, Android 9): Content of the ... menu:
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How can I copy the email address of the recipient when I compose a new email in Microsoft Outlook for Android?

I am composing a new email in Microsoft Outlook for Android and would like to copy the email address of the recipient; How can I copy the email address of the recipient when I compose a new email in ...
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Disabling the clipboard history on Samsung devices

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 running on Android 9 stores all old clipboard entries which requires me to manually delete it every time. How can I opt-out of this "feature"?
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How can I configure Android so that any selected text is copied to clipboard automatically?

How can I configure Android so that any selected text is copied to clipboard automatically?
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how can i get the http sends requests from chrome just like from the network tab?

just like that . pls do not mention network monitoring tools like wireshark
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How to share clipboard between Android devices, preferably without need for internet connection

Is there a way to share the contents of the clipboard between Android device similar to how it is done with Windows? Basically I am looking for a similar method as asked here: How do I copy text from ...
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How to paste text between existing words?

When writing on Android, such as YouTube comments, I sometimes need to change word orders or paste words. Cutting an existing word is easy: just long press the word and then select "Cut". But I have ...
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Why does this text cause android devices to 'hang'?

I received this innocent looking forward from my brother on Whatsapp claiming that it could 'hang' my phone. And sure enough... touching it would make my android samsung j2 running android 6 freeze ...
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Copy message text in android 7

In my past phone (Android 6) I could long tap a message and sow "Copy" context menu. Now in Android 7 I see only some strange icons on taping a message. Could somebody advice how I can copy message ...
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How to append text with paste?

In android many times I just want to paste in text after the current text. But Android won't offer the paste context unless I select text. This means I have to overwrite text I want or insert a ...
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How to easily send my google password to my android tablet?

I have a Nexus 7 I haven't used in ages, it no longer remembers my Google account info. The password to my google account is stored on my Mac via KeyChain (it is a long and random character password). ...
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Android slowness

Why, in particular from Android 6 (for 5 version I don't know, but surely not for the 4.x and minors) is there an excessive slowness for trivial operations on a folder (e.g. renaming a folder or paste ...
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Problem with coping mmcblk0 to pc

I want to clone internal memory of my android phone. Version 5.0 lolipop. I have found an tutorial website but this is not working. Web site link given below. http://www.fciotti.com/2017/02/26/clone-...
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Cannot paste files into System/Media

I am looking to change my boot audio but cannot change it due it not copying from my computer to my phone but I can copy from the device to my computer. I have the latest version of Android Studio / ...
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I want to copy a zero width space to the clipboard

I want to copy a zero width space to the clipboard and paste it somewhere else, but after selecting all, the selecting handle thing doesn't pop up. I'm trying on chrome on this site. Edit: no, I ...
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How do I copy text from my Phone's inbox to my PC's text editor?

I am looking for a way to copy text from my Phone's inbox to my PC's text editor, sort of a shared clipboard. My PC's text editor has Ctrl key disabled. So, is there any way to paste the text from ...
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Automatically Extract Text from any app using Tasker

I've recently started playing with automation of simple routines in my Android device, and I've encountered an issue I cannot seem to solve. What I need is a way to detect if a change to the ...
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How to copy paste between Android and Windows?

I just want Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V work across all devices: from Windows to Android and from Android to Windows. Be it just a text or a file (like this in pushbullet, but for pushbullet, universal copy ...
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How to select all and copy content of .txt file

I have a .txt file on my Android phone. How can I copy it's content to the clipboard, so that I can paste it elsewhere? When I open the .txt file and long press, I only get "Paste". That is in "DB ...
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How do I copy a link from Google search results to clipboard on Android Chrome?

On Chrome for Android, when I do a Google search and some of the results are non-HTML documents, like PDFs. How do I copy a clean URL to the clipboard? Example search: https://www.google.com/search?q=...
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Is there a system level way of emptying the clipboard?

I have a question about how clipboards are cleared in Android. Now I know about the conventional methods of clearing the clipboard like rebooting the device, using third party apps, manufacturer ...
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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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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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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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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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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). In addition it can't add any file in system/app or anywhere in root! It can't uninstall any system app from ...
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How to copy the phone number of the sender of a text message?

I'm using a service to report SMS spam via text messages. First step is to forward the text message, and the second step is to send a text message containing the phone number of the spammer. I ...
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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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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 ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S III claims that a screenshot was "copied to clipboard". What?

I'm used to the Palm Treo 700p, running Palm OS. On Palm OS, the system clipboard can hold only text. I now also own a Samsung Galaxy S Relay, running Android "Jelly Bean" 4.1.2. This is a phone ...
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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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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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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 ...