How To Copy Un-Selectable Text From Any Android App

[Copy Text from Apps that Don’t Let You Select Them]

Trying to copy/paste text on your Android device can be a hassle. Most times the text isn’t even able to be selected, leaving you with no options.

Generally on Android you can copy any text by holding the text for some time then with a copy option appears but in Facebook or YouTube app nothing can be copied. Same is the case for Play Store and other Google Apps.

Universal Copy is the Android app works perfectly and easily does what it claims. Easy. Simple. Totally free. No ad!

Using it is very simple, you just need to enable it and you’re good to go. You need to give accessibility permission to let it inspect the content that is in the current window.

How to use Universal Copy?

  • Download and install the app from PlayStore
  • Activate the Universal Copy accessibility service (Settings > Accessibility)
  • Go to the app (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube or any app) you want to copy text from
  • Open your notification drawer and click on “Activate Universal Copy mode”
  • Tap the text you want to copy, it will highlight in blue
  • Click on Copy and you’re done!

It even worked on the official Google Search app. The app in which it didn’t work was Google Playstand. It couldn’t select text from the articles. It seems like Google has paid attention to such apps and has taken necessary steps to keep publishers content unique.

Download Universal Copy [PlayStore Link]

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Posted on : 12 Apr 2016 @ 12:34

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