While surfing on Android phone you find certain news or information useful or funny enough to share with your friends. This news or info in total may not be needed to share but only a part of it is enough to share. There is an option of selecting desired text and copy and paste it in desktop but what about Android phones? You just can’t re-write the entire text for sure just for the sake of sharing right?

Well, the Android version from Lollypop and above there is a simple way to copy and paste a particular text but for the other Android OS, the procedure may be different. So, here we are going to let you know the procedure to copy and paste the text applied in Lollypop and above versions of Android.

How to Use Copy and Paste on Android Phone

How to Use the Copy and Paste on Android Phone

Step #1. Find a text which you want to copy and paste. It can be found on the website or even a text message.

Step #2. Now tap and hold on that text.

Now tap and hold on that text

Tip: Make it possible to tap and hold the text right at the center of it, this will benefit you more while selecting the text.

Step #3. Drag or move the highlight handles to select the text you want to copy. Put one handle at the beginning of the text and the other at the end of it.

Drag or move the highlight handles to select the text you want to copy

Step #4. On the top of your screen, you will find few options once you select the text, tap on “Copy”.

Once you select the text, tap on “Copy”.

Tip: If you want to copy a text from a temporary Memo then you can even cut the text by tapping on scissor icon visible among the options given above. The text will be removed from the memo permanently.

Step #5. Now go to the app where you want to paste the text. Hold the space where you usually write your text. Tap on “Paste” visible after you hold the space.

Tap and hold the space where you want to paste the link. Tap on paste

How to copy and paste a link on Android Phone

Step #1. Go to a link which you want to share.

Step #2. Tap and hold the link.

Tap and hold the link

Tip: It is advisable to hold the link right at the center, which will enable you to select it easily when that option appears.

Step #3. Tap on “Copy”.

Tap on “Copy”

Step #4. Tap and hold the space where you want to paste the link. Then, tap on “paste” which will appear once you hold the space.

Tap on “Paste” visible after you hold the space

This is it. Isn’t it the simplest way to copy and share both the text and the link with your friends? Do let us know how your experience was using this simple trick. We would love to get your feedback on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus. You may also revisit the site and give your comments below.