How to Copy and Paste on Facebook?

How to Copy and Paste on Facebook?

To save time, you can copy any text from Facebook to paste somewhere else. Besides, any text can be copied and pasted into Facebook as a text, comment, or status update. So, how can you copy and paste on Facebook?

  • Open the Facebook application on your phone, and log in to your account with your email address/phone number and password.
  • Find the text you’d like to copy from Facebook.
  • Hold your finger over a text you’d like to copy, and top the ‘Copy’ button; this will copy the chosen text.
  • Go to the place where you would like to paste the text; you can paste it on Facebook, a different website, or another place.
  • Hold your finger over the space where you’d like to paste the text, and then tap the ‘Paste’ option from the menu that comes up.
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Shortcuts to Copy and Paste On Facebook

When you want tocopy and paste a text from Facebook on your desktop, shortcuts will help you more. Follow the same steps that you’re using on your mobile device with a little change. When you copy any text on your desktop, press the Ctrl+C key (press ⌘ Command+C on Macbook.) On the other side, to paste the text you’ve copied, press the Ctrl+V key ( press ⌘ Command+V on Macbook.)

FAQs About Copying and Pasting on Facebook

Can you copy everything on Facebook?

You can’t copy photos or videos on the platform; you can only copy texts or profile information.

How can you copy and paste information on your Facebook profile?

With the same steps.

Can you copy Facebook messages?

Yes, right-click on the message and click ‘Copy’ or use shortcuts.

How can you select all text in one go to copy?

Press the Ctrl+A key ( press ⌘ Command+A on Macbook) or hold your finger over the text and choose ‘Select All’ from the menu that comes up.

Can I copy and paste a text both on the mobile application and the Facebook website?

Yes, both two ways are possible.

Copying and Pasting on Facebook In Short

When you want to copy and paste on Facebook, you can use shortcuts as you wish or hold your finger on the place you want to copy and paste the text. That’s all!

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  1. I discovered a shortcut to copy and paste on Facebook. All you need to do is press control and c then control and v to paste. That’s all there is to it.