Knowing how to clear your Android device's clipboard is a must to protect your privacy. Someone you let use your for phone for some reason, and that knows their way around a device could see things you don't want them to see. To erase your Android device's clipboard, you will need to know how to access it and add text to it. The instructions below will show you everything you need to know:
Unfortunately, Android doesn't have a dedicated app where you can see everything you've copied. You can only see the last text you copied when you paste it.
There are many third-party apps you can try which record everything you copy without having to worry about it disappearing.
For example, a free and popular app that's available for download is Clipper. The app allows you to save as many as 20 clippings and saves these either by date or by contents. In this app's settings, there are options to:
If you want to keep things simple and use a clipboard app that only saves what you copy and not much else, Gboard is a good option. Besides being a straightforward keyboard app, it also has an easy-to-use clipboard feature.
Once you activate the Board clipboard, it will show you a message letting you know that it's empty. It won't include any text samples for you to edit.
Adding text to Android's clipboard is easy.
If you're not using a third-party app to save your copied text to the clipboard, you can only see what you copied by pasting it into a text field. When you copy text, it will appear in both the native Android clipboard and in any third-party clipboard app you've installed.
With Android's built-in clipboard, you can only save one copied text at any one time. You can't copy two things and keep both - only the most recently copied text is stored in the native Android clipboard.
The clipboard in Android is a feature where there is much room for improvement. If you need the clipboard to do more than just save the last thing you copied, a third-party app is your best option. Which app are you going to try?
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