How to copy/paste text from iPhone to Windows PC

With the release of modern iOS and macOS versions, Apple is making transferring data between its devices much easier. If you are planning to switch from Android to iPhone, you will be happy to know that Apple has its own app, known as Move to iOS.  In short, the app allows Android users to easily move their data from their Android phone to iPhone.

If you own a Mac, you can use Universal Clipboard to copy/paste text between your computer and iPhone. But, if you now happen to have a Windows PC, don’t worry because we are here to help.

In this guide, we will go through the steps to copy/text from iPhone to Mac and Windows PC. Before we begin, make sure you now have a modern version of macOS.

  1. How to copy/paste text from your iPhone to Mac

Before proceeding, ensure that you have already enabled Handoff on both your Mac and iPhone. If not, do it first. On Mac, you can turn off Handoff by opening System Preferences > General and check the box next to Allow Handoff between this Mac and your iCloud devices.

Step one: First off, to copy and paste text between iPhone and Mac, you need to make sure you are now using the same Apple ID on both Mac and iPhone

Step two: Launch the Settings app and turn on Wi-Fi. After that, place both devices near other to proceed

Step three: Now just simply copy text on your iPhone and paste it on your Mac.

  1. How to move text between your iPhone and Windows PC

If you now own a Windows PC, you can use a third-party app called Pushbullet, which allows users to move contents between your iPhone and Windows PC. Before we get started, make sure you have already installed Pushbullet on both your iPhone and Windows PC.

Step one: Open Pushbullet on your iPhone and then sign in with your account (Open Pushbullet on your computer and log in)

Step two: Head back to your computer and make sure you select Devices. After that, copy text and paste it into the input field. Once you are done, go back to iPhone app and hit the Pushing app

Step three: Select the Me tab and you should see what you want to send from your computer.

Also read: How to enable and use Do Not Disturb While Driving in iOS 11

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