Facebook is one of the best ways to remain connected with your loved ones. We use it on both mobile & desktop. There are many times when one wants to copy and paste text on Facebook or from Facebook to any other app.

For example; we want to copy an important text from Facebook to the email app. Although you can easily type the text but copy and pasting on Facebook will save you time.

In this article, we will tell you about the steps you need to take for copy and pasting on Facebook. For this, we will use a web browser on desktop and Facebook mobile app.

How To Copy and Paste on Facebook Desktop

There are many times, we need to share motivational quotes or funny jokes on our Facebook wall. You can easily do it with a copy and paste. To do this, you need to follow the below process.

1. Login into your Facebook account in any computer web browser.

2. Go to content you want to copy. It can be on your Facebook newsfeed or on some else timeline.

3. Now select the text you want to copy. To do this, you need to click on the text beginning and drag the selection to the end of the text which you want to copy.

4. Right-click on the selected text and click on the copy from the context menu. To use shortcut key combinations of the copy, you need to press Ctrl+C on Windows and Command+C on Mac.

5. Now you need to go to the location where you want to paste the copied text. The location can be Facebook Messenger, status update, or anywhere else. To paste the text, click on the area where you want to paste and press key combinations Ctrl + V or Command + V on Mac.

You can also right-click on that area and click Paste from the context menu.

Copy and Paste On Facebook Mobile Apps

You should also know how to copy and paste on Facebook mobile apps for iOS and Android. Below are steps listed for copy-paste on Facebook for Android.

1. Login to Facebook for the Android app.

2. Scroll down your Facebook feed and go to the text which you want to copy. It can also be on any other Facebook account feed.

3. Tap on the text you want to copy, it will automatically select that block of the text.

4. Select “Copy” and it will get stored in the phone’s clipboard.

5. Now you can paste the text anywhere you want on your phone.


With the above-listed steps, now you can easily copy-paste any Facebook message & status update on any other app like Instagram, Twitter, Gmail, etc. But you need to make sure that you fully understand How To Copy and Paste on Facebook on desktop and mobile apps.

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