It might be in the chat app or another app, like as Notes. To copy and paste content from a message, follow these simple steps. Step 1: Open your iPhone's messaging app and find the message you want to duplicate. Step 2: Tap and hold for a few seconds on it. A menu will appear. Select Copy.
Now you can paste the message in an email, note, document, etc. Just find the place where you'd like to paste it and tap once.
That's it! The message will be copied into your clipboard and can be pasted anywhere else you desire.
Clipboards on iOS don't work exactly like those on Android. There is no specific keyboard shortcut to access them. If you want to paste something from Google Docs, for example, then you'll need to navigate to the message you want to copy first. From there, you can paste it into another message, note, document, etc.
How to Use the iPhone and iPad to Copy and Paste Tap and hold the text (or any information) you want to copy. Hit and drag the blue circle to the left and right to highlight the information you want, then tap Copy. Navigate to the app where you want to paste the copied material (Notes, Mail, Messages, etc.). Tap and hold, then paste. Your copied material appears in the app you pasted it into.
To begin, press and hold the message you want to copy. After a few seconds, your iPhone's screen will display a list of message reactions (a new iOS 10 feature) as well as the ability to copy the message. Tap Copy to copy the iMessage or text message. You can also paste it in an email or chat app by tapping the Paste button.
When you wish to merely paste one sentence from a chat to another area, copying straight might be useful. Select the text you want to copy. Then go to the destination message, click on the menu icon, then select Paste.
Open the Messages app on your iPhone or iPad and navigate to the message you want to copy. Tap the discussion from which you wish to copy messages. Hold your finger down on the message you want to copy. Go back to the phone's home screen or any other page in Facebook Messenger and tap Paste. The message will be copied into the current conversation.
Choose the text or object that you wish to copy. Select Copy (you may have to tap the selection again to see Copy). Open the app from the home screen and choose the file (for example, a document, message, or note) where you wish to paste it. Tap Paste, then tap where you want to paste the selection.
Copying and pasting text into a Gmail message on an iPhone is the same as doing so in any other application. Simply choose the text in question, click copy, navigate to the message you wish to respond to, position the mouse, hold it until the menu permitting the paste function appears, and select paste. The copied material will appear in the recipient's inbox.
Method 1 is used to copy from the active text box (where you are presently entering a message). It's at the bottom of the screen in the menu. This will duplicate the whole text in the text box. Select a text field by tapping it. Tap once to select it, then again to activate it. Now tap where you want to paste the text, such as Messages. A menu will appear with all your available pasteboard items. Choose the one you want, then tap Paste.
Method 2 is used to copy from the system clipboard. Go to Settings - General - Clipboard. Here you will find any content that has been copied by another app or web page. You can choose what to do with this copied material - delete it, move it, print it, etc.
Method 3 is used to copy from within an app. Press and hold down on some text until it turns blue, indicating that it's a selected piece of text. Then release the button.
If you prefer not to use these methods but still want to be able to copy and paste, try out Apple's built-in Keyboard Maestro program. It allows you to map keys for various tasks. In order to use this method you need to have Keyboard Maestro installed on your computer.