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Subscriber Account active since. The ability to copy and paste text and images is such a fundamental feature of modern computing that it's inconceivable that you wouldn't be able to do it on the iPhone or the iPad.
But here's a fun fact: Did you know that it took Apple two years to include it? But ever since iOS 3, we've had the ability to copy text in one place and paste it in another. And even better, you can now even copy text on your iPhone and instantly be able to paste it on your iPad and vice-versa. Find the content that you want to copy.
Tap and hold on the first word for about two seconds. When you lift your finger, you should see the word is highlighted, with "drag bars" — two blue dots — on either side. Tap and drag the drag bars until you've selected the text you want to copy. You can include only text, or text and images in your selection. Go to the app where you want to paste the text.
Tap and hold for about two seconds, and then tap "Paste" in the pop-up menu. Tap and hold the image for about two seconds, and then tap "Copy" in the pop-up menu. Go to your destination, tap, and tap "Paste. Apple's Handoff feature includes a Universal Clipboard that makes it possible to copy and paste between devices, as long as you have turned that feature on and your devices are all signed in with the same Apple ID. It works on the iPhone 5 or later, and most iPads starting with the 4th generation models.
This feature can feel like magic — you copy something on your iPhone, and can immediately paste it in an app on your iPad, without manually sharing it. On your iPhone, open the Settings app and then tap "General. Make sure that Handoff is turned on by sliding the switch to the right.
Repeat this on your iPad. Now you can copy and paste between devices in the usual way. Insider logo The word "Insider". World globe An icon of the world globe, indicating different international options. A leading-edge research firm focused on digital transformation. Redeem your free audiobook. Smart Home. More Button Icon Circle with three vertical dots.
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This article explains how to cut, copy, and paste text on an iPad running iOS 9 or later. Instead of typing the same text over and over, use copy or cut to place the text on the iPad clipboard, then paste the text from the clipboard into any app or document. Open the document or text file that contains the text you want to cut or copy. Tap and hold the text you want to select. Use the magnifier to position the cursor at the beginning or end of the section you want to cut or copy. Lift your finger when the cursor is where you want it to display a menu.
Tap Select and choose.
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