iPhone Tip: iOS Pastes Copied Text Even After Reboot

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This is a very cool little trick worth knowing. It may not be hugely practical, but it’s interesting. iOS actually saves clipboard data when you copy paste something, even if you reboot your device.


1) Here, we used the regular ol’ Notes app on our iPhone. We typed up a quick shopping list as shown below:

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2) We copy the text we need:

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3) After shutting down and powering back on, we can paste the text:

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