You want to copy and paste a text message or quickly share a website URL with someone, but you’re not sure exactly how to do it. No problem. In this article, I’ll give you step-by-step instructions on how to copy and paste on an iPhone so you can save time when typing!
Copy and paste is one of the most popular and helpful shortcuts on any computer, however, the vast majority of people don’t know how to use this feature on an iPhone.
Whether you want to learn how to copy paste on iPhone 11, 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max, there are a few simple steps which you need to follow.
In this article, we’ll walk you step-by-step on how to copy and paste text on an iPhone within no time.
What am I allowed to copy and paste?
Basically, you can copy and paste any text, URL, or message that you have on the screen of youriPhone. After copying the information you want, you can easily paste it to any text field such
as Mail, Facebook, Notes, ETC! Don’t worry, we will help you become an master at copying and pasting on an iPhone within seconds with our easy to understand step-by-step guide.
How to copy and paste on iPhone:
Before you start copying anything on your iPhone, you need to first highlight the text you intend to copy and paste. That is to say, you need to tell your iPhone
that you want to copy text. Though a number of people usually use the term “highlighting” the text, both terms refer to a same thing. In this post, we will use the
term selecting to avoid causing any confusion.
To copy your text, just double-tap the words you would like to copy and paste. This will let you select the words that you choose. A pop up menu with options to allow you to either cut, paste, or copy will appear. If you would like to select more words, simply drag the small circle at the end
of your selected word. Now, tap copy, and your selected words will be copied.
Now, its time to paste! Simply press on the text area where you would like to paste your words. Another pop up menu will appear so you can start pasting. Tap on the paste option, and your copied text will appear on the text field. It’s as simple as that.
Tip: Always move the selection cursor to the text area where you want to move the text before you paste to simplify the process.
How do I move the selection cursor?
It’s easy to move the selection cursor on your iPhone screen. Simply press your finger on the screen and drag where you want the cursor to be. A
little magnifying tool will appear to help you position your selection cursor in the right place. When the cursor move to the right location, release your finger.
How to Copy and Paste a URL
Typically, website addresses are long and can prove hard to remember, Therefore, knowing how to copy and paste the URL can be very helpful when you want
to share an article with others.To copy and paste a URL on your iPhone, first
start by launchingSafari or any browser of your choice. Now, tap on the URL box located at the top of your iPhone screen.
Next, tap on the web address to select it. Next on, tap the URL one more time to reveal the options to cut, paste, or copy. Once you press on copy, you can then
Navigate to the text field where you want to paste the URL on your iPhone.
When you are ready to paste, tap the text area where you want to paste the URL say Notes app. Tap Paste when the option appears
How to Copy and Paste an iMessage
Beginning with iOS 10, Apple has made it really easy to copy and paste iMessages and text messages you receive in the messages app. To do this, tap and hold down on the message you want
to copy. After 1 or 2 seconds, small message reactions alongside options to copy, cut or paste will appear. Simply tap the copy option.
To paste the message you just copied, simply tap a text field where you want to paste the text. Finally, choose the Paste option when the pop-up appear on the screen of your iPhone.
You are a master at copy and paste!
Hooray! You are now a master at copy and pasting on your iPhone. Feel free to share this article with all of your friends so they can learn how to copy and paste on an iPhone!