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How to Clear Clipboard on Android? [Delete Copied items]

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Are you a student or a person working in the IT field? Then you could be familiar with the fantastic ‘copy, paste’ feature available in smart devices. If you are expecting to use a smartphone with a simple and intuitive interface, Android is the best choice. Of course, it is the choice of many smartphone buyers. A smartphone holds a lot of useful features. Today we are going to discuss one of the features that we use in our daily life. Yes, the methods on how to clear Clipboard on Android smartphones? A clipboard is a storage that stores all your copy-paste data. excited to know more about the functions of a clipboard? Come, let’s get into the content.

What is the Purpose of a Clipboard?

A clipboard is a built-in feature that comes with every smartphone. As I said earlier it acts as a storage space to store the data that you select or paste temporarily. You can notice the word ‘Clipboard’ when you copy something. Once you copy, it shows at the bottom that ‘Copied to Clipboard’.

How to Access Clipboard on Android?

Other than stock Android, it is a little much simple to locate the Clipboard folder. As I say folder, I mean it. Because there is no separate app available to access the clipboard on Android. Then how to access the Clipboard contents? Well, continue with the following steps.

Clear Clipboard on Android
How to Clear Clipboard on Android
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STEP1: Copy something on your smartphone.

STEP2: Open the default Messages app.

STEP3: Tap and Long press on the search bar or typing field.

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STEP4: It shows two options as, ‘Paste, Clipboard’.

STEP5: Click on the Clipboard option.

This is how you can access the clipboard contents on your Android smartphone.

How to Clear Clipboard on Android Smartphones

Other than Stock Android, it is easy to access and clear clipboard on smartphones like Samsung and Android smartphones. How to do it? Continue with the following steps.

STEP1: Initially, Copy some contents like text or images from sources that allow you to copy.

STEP2: Now, open the default Messages app on your smartphone.

STEP3: Open a chat, tap and long press on the typing field.

STEP4: It shows options like ‘Paste and Clipboard’.

STEP5: Click on the Clipboard option.

STEP6: It opens the place where the content that you have copied is stored.

STEP7: Tap on the three-dotted menu icon at the top right corner.

STEP8: Click on the Delete option to remove all the copied items from the clipboard.

Click Delete option to Clear Clipboard on Android
Click Delete option

STEP9: Long press on particular content and choose the Delete from Clipboard option to delete a particular thing.

How to Clear Clipboard on Android using Third-party Apps

There are a collection of the best third-party apps that have been developed to manage your copy-paste functionality. One of them is the ‘Clipboard Manager’. It is an app available on the Google Play Store. This app stores all your copy paste data in it. So you can easily access the contents and if you wish you can even delete it directly.

Another application is ‘SwiftKey’, a keyboard application. It has an integration with the clipboard manager. Helps you access the clipboard content directly on the keyboard.


That’s all guys. This is all you need to know about the methods to clear clipboard on Android. I hope this content will be useful and satisfactory. I have covered almost every possible method to clear the clipboard on your Android smartphone. These are the easiest methods by which you can clear your clipboard. You can also try deleting the app data to clear the contents on the clipboard.


How to clear clipboard on Stock Android?

In Stock Android, you can’t access the clipboard. The only possible way to clear the clipboard on Stock Android is by copying a new thing. It will delete the old copied contents.

How to turn off clipboard?

Open the Settings app and navigate to the Clipboard option under the System category. Click on Clipboard history and turn off it.

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