3 Ways to Fix Copy and Paste Not Working on iPad or iPhone

Many users have reported on the Apple forums that they had problems copying and pasting text after the latest update on their iPhone or iPad. We have come up with some of the easiest and most effective solutions for this. In this article, we will share solutions to solve the problem of copying and pasting text in iOS or iPad OS. Meanwhile, you can also learn to dim iPhone screen with auto-brightness turned off.

How to Fix Copy Paste Not Working on iPad or iPhone?

Some users have reported problems with copying and pasting on their iPhones, there could be many reasons for this. Follow the methods below to fix the copy and paste issue on iPhone or iPad.

double tap

If you are having a problem with copying and pasting text, we recommend that you double-tap any text and it should work as expected. To do this, follow these steps.

1. Open the Comments: app on your iPhone or iPad and select the note whose text you want to copy.

2. utilities, double tap on the text you want to copy, and you will see options such as Cut, copy, paste and replace.

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3. Select from the above options To copy and the selected text is copied.

4. To paste the copied text, go to where you want to paste it and double tap. Select now To stick from the various options shown there.

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Disable Hand-Off

The second method recommended in the Apple forum is to disable the Hand-off feature in iOS and iPadOS. To do this, you must first disable the Hand-off feature and then sign out of your iCloud account and then sign in again after rebooting. Here’s how to do it:

1. Navigate on your iPhone/iPad to Settings > General > Airplay & Handoff.

2. Disable the switch for the Hand off feature.

3. You should log out from you iCloud account.

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4. Now Restarting your device and log in again to your account. The problem should now be resolved.

Place the cursor at the end

The next method you can use to solve the copy and paste problem is to place the cursor at the end of the text. To explain this method, I tried to copy text from Notes app on my iPhone by following the steps below.

1. Open the Comments: app on your iPhone or iPad and select the note whose text you want to copy.

2. Place the cursor on the end of the note by tapping the end point.

3. Now just tap the cursor and choose Select everything of the popup menu.

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4. Now all text written in the note is selected, tap To copy to copy the entire text. Now you can paste it anywhere you want.

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Finish: Copy and Paste on iPhone or iPad (Solved)

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