How to copy a message in WhatsApp: 8 steps (with pictures)

How to copy a message in WhatsApp: 8 steps (with pictures)
How to copy a message in WhatsApp: 8 steps (with pictures)
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WhatsApp is a world famous chat app. It can be used on phones that work with Android as well as on iPhones. Besides letting you exchange written messages, the app lets you do a lot of things. For example, you can copy a message to your phone's clipboard and then paste it into another chat or into the text field of another application.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Using an Android

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Step 1. Open WhatsApp

Look on your home screen for a chat bubble icon with a green background and a white telephone handset. It is also possible to find the application in the file tree of your phone.

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Step 2. Access a discussion

In the WhatsApp app, browse your list of chats, then choose the one you want.

  • When you open, if you find yourself in a chat, tap

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    to return to the list of your discussions.

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Step 3. Select the message

In the chat, long press the message you want to copy to highlight it and bring up a new toolbar at the top of your chat.

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Step 4. Tap the Copy icon

In the new toolbar, tap the icon which is on the far right and which has 3 superimposed dots to open a drop-down menu. Select To copy to save the message to your phone's clipboard.

  • You are now able to paste the copied message into one of your other chats or into a text field in another app on your phone.
  • You can paste the message by long pressing where you chose to paste the message. A small contextual menu appears. Press on To stick on.

Method 2 of 2: With an iPhone

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Step 1. Go to WhatsApp

On your iPhone, look on your home screen for a green icon with the white drawing of a chat bubble with a telephone handset inside. You can also find the application in the file tree of your phone.

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Step 2. Open a conversation

From the list of your discussions, choose one you want to copy a message to.

  • If when you open the application you are directly in a chat, press

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    to return to the discussion list.

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Step 3. Select a message

In the chat, long-press the message you want to copy to highlight it. A context menu appears.

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Step 4. Tap Copy

From the list of options available to you, select To copy. The message is now in your iPhone's clipboard.

  • At this point you have the option to To stick on this message in another thread or even in another application, such as a translator.
  • If you want to paste the message you just copied, press and hold your finger in a field that can receive text. A context menu will appear. All you have to do is choose the option To stick on.

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