Copy and paste on an Android phone
After this, you have options on a list at the very top of the screen to cut, copy and page.
But this doesn't work on the Chrome browser's address-bar, ie the place where you type in website addresses, or see the address which your currently viewed pages has.
Here, there is no long-click, and you have to use a slightly different approach.
How to copy a web-address on a Smartphone using Google Android and Chrome
1 Inside Chrome, go to the website and page that you want to copy the address from.
2 From the top right handcorner, choose the Overflow menu button: this is three vertical dots.
3 From the menu that opens, choose Share
4 choose Copy to clipboard from the list of sharing options.
TroubleshootingRemember that if it's a Blogger site that the link came from, you may need to remove the " /?m=1" from the end of the URL, for the sake of non-mobile users of the place where you are pasting the link.
How exactly is this a Blogger tip?Fair question - this a blog about using Blogger, Google's website tool for the rest of us, not about Android phones! But as more and more people are using mobiles, and so mobile-friendly themes become ever-more important) I still think it's relevant - here's why:
Even with a new phone running a very recent version of the Android operating system, I still find it too hard to write anything exepct the simplest posts on the phone.
But I've found that I can do more and more of the promotional and social-media aspects of managing my blogs on the phone in my "spare mintues", eg while I'm on a bus, or sitting in a waiting room. Very often, this involves locating a blog-post which answers a question, and posting a short summary and link to the post there. An of course to do this, I need to copy the link to the post. So copy-and-pasting website URLs is now one of the tasks need to do fairly often.
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