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Disabling the clipboard history on Samsung devices

After a long while and more serious privacy flops I had, I found a solution to this security breach of Samsung (Credit). Install adb on your computer (manual) Setup adb access (e.g. USB Debugging) on ...
Shimmy Weitzhandler's user avatar
6 votes

Cannot use the "Alt-C" app on Android phone and Mac laptop

Had the same problem and it seems that since Android 10, apps can only access the clipboard if they are in the foreground. So the only way for the copy to work from Phone to Mac is to open the app on ...
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How do I copy text from my PC to my phone?

Use UniClip. It has a desktop client, with global keyboard shortcuts to copy, paste text to/from your other devices. To copy text from PC to Android, Copy a text in your PC, then hit CTRL + Shift + ...
Piyush Agade's user avatar
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Is it possible to write to a device's clipboard using ADB?

Here's an improved version of the script by galets above. As with that script, it does not write to the clipboard, but sends input to the currently focused input field, which is often what you want ...
Matthijs Kooijman's user avatar
3 votes

Copy Paste Removes Spaces

Some Apps - MBWay included - allow the user to copy a content automatically removing the white spaces. In fact what happens is that 2 entries are stored within clipboard. The original entry preserves ...
Rui Rocha's user avatar
3 votes

Is it possible to write to a device's clipboard using ADB?

I have tried and googled a bit and it seems the call-service-clipboard-approach stopped working in newer androids, it failed for me on a 4.4.4 version Android. I.e. you will need an app to get ...
Sascha N.'s user avatar
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How do I copy text from my PC to my phone?

Thats is easy! Have whatsapp running on your PC. And paste/write text on to your account and access it on phone immediately!! enjoy the super fast sync. and the other way around to get it on PC. No ...
Blue Clouds's user avatar
3 votes

How do I copy text from my PC to my phone?

clipbrd is a chrome extension and android app works great across multiple pcs, macs, and android phones
Tony Brix's user avatar
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How do I copy text from my PC to my phone?

I use AutoRemote and Tasker to copy text, as well as files. It does have a steep learning curve to use it, but it is an extremely powerful tool to transfer data, and there are many tutorials online to ...
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Can't copy image URL on Google Chrome

For those looking here in 2023 and onward, this option has been moved and is difficult to find, but is still present. When viewing a picture in Google Chrome, first long-press to get the menu shown in ...
jlehenbauer's user avatar
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How to have a clipboard functionality for multiple copy-pasting?

Use Smart Multi Clipboard, It suits best for your use. Instead of 2-3 multiple copy paste job, this does for more than 50 text items together. It is actually a clipboard manager app that manages all ...
JackSparrow's user avatar
2 votes

How do I copy a link from Google search results to clipboard on Android Chrome?

Instead of using the google search bar, open chrome for google and type what you want to search for in the address field. Now when you click and hold on the link you'll get the menu that lets tou ...
Paul Pascuzzi's user avatar
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How do I copy a link from Google search results to clipboard on Android Chrome?

I know this is really an old thread but none of the options here worked for me. What did work is to drag the link to an input field. For example, while visiting the page if you first clear out the ...
Kevin Banjo's user avatar
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How do I copy text from my PC to my phone?

I would recommend Alt-C app. It has 2 parts a small desktop application that runs in the system tray and an Android app. Basically, you copy any text with the keyboard shortcut alt-c and then you can ...
Ghos3t's user avatar
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Android slowness

Summary This issue is probably caused by Android allowing access to the internal storage via FUSE (Filesystem in USErspace), as the internal storage itself is just a subdirectory of the /data ...
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How to share clipboard between Android devices, preferably without need for internet connection

Thanks to Izzy's trove of curated apps Paste Easy (that can be downloaded from Aptoide) was suggested. Reason being that this app caters to early versions of KitKat which is OP's requirement. I didn't ...
beeshyams's user avatar
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How to paste text between existing words?

Select the Google symbol in the top left of Gboard. Select the -I-. Use the arrows to move the cursor where you want to paste the word. Select paste.
Reddy Lutonadio's user avatar
2 votes

Copy Paste Removes Spaces

Do you have mbway installed? I can confirm it's mbway. If you force stop the app, copy paste starts working fine again
Miguel's user avatar
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How can I sync the Google keyboard's clipboard with Android's clipboard?

The actions in these answer are from a Galaxy Note 8 which is nearly identical to your device. Unfortunately I do not know any way to sync them and as far as I know, it is not possible. However, I can ...
Akshay Choudhry's user avatar
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Is it possible to write to a device's clipboard using ADB?

Another script that uses adb shell input to send characters can be found here: https://github.com/gcb/AdbPaste This is a Python script that can be cloned from github, or also directly downloaded and ...
Matthijs Kooijman's user avatar
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How can I see which applications is reading the clipboard?

We can do some scripting with AppOps. Create /sdcard/clipboard_history.sh: for pkg in $( pm list packages | sed 's/package://' ) do ( appops get $pkg READ_CLIPBOARD; appops get $pkg ...
Irfan Latif's user avatar
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Automatically copy calling phone number in realtime?

It is possible with Tasker. First, Create a profile that triggers this task. Then set, State > Call Incoming. Next set, Task > clipboard to %CNUM (caller number) I'm linking a Reddit post ...
Rakul's user avatar
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Why is Copy+Paste of text a once only operation - I have to keep Copying for the next paste

Although Android itself shouldn't be rule out, you should first check the issue is not related to your keyboard. If possible, try to install another keyboard app for example GBoard. Set it as the ...
Reddy Lutonadio's user avatar
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How can one paste to markdown in Android?

As you can see from this Stack Overflow post, Android does not support markdown (Markdown support in Android TextView) You will need to use a third party app like Markdown X (you have many others in ...
beeshyams's user avatar
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Why do apps paste from my clipboard as soon I open them (without manually pasting anything)?

I cannot answer the question as to why apps are doing this, it does seem like a major security issue to me. It looks like there might be better features in Android 13 for this. I have an app that I ...
sonfollower's user avatar
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Google keep: Copying image from one note to another

There is a possible workaround if you use Gboard as it can paste copied images. Launch Google Keep and open the shared note (with image) you just saved. Copy the image. Open the note where the ...
Reddy Lutonadio's user avatar
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How can I see which applications is reading the clipboard?

Prior to Android 10, all apps could access clipboard by default without even asking for permission. Apps actually need a permission (that is automatically granted) to read the clipboard: ...
beeshyams's user avatar
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How can one get the clipboard menu item in the contextual menu in Gmail's compose email field?

The clipboard is a feature of the keyboard i.e. the Input Method in android terminology. Assuming you are using gboard which is google's keyboard; you should see the clipboard button towards the top ...
Akshay Choudhry's user avatar
1 vote
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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?

You can't copy email addresses that are already "formatted" as in your image when using Outlook for Android. While other email apps offer this basic feature, Microsoft simply does not implement it. ...
Reddy Lutonadio's user avatar

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