Clip Tray is also known as clipboard, is a function that is available on both Mobile Phones and PCs. Clip Tray helps us to save temporary memory in our Mobile phones and PCs. You can save text and images and paste them where required. 20 Items can be saved at a time, but that depends on devices. You can simply see the clip tray option on your keyboard, simply press a key on the keyboard a menu appears from which you can tap on the clipboard option.

What is a clip try?

Clip Tray is also known as a clipboard. Clipboard is the function that helps us to save our Text, Image in his temporary memory, and you can paste them where required. Maximum 20 items can save into a clip tray.

Where is the clip tray icon on the mobile phone?

By and large, you can find this on the Keyboard of your smartphone. Although there are also more methods that can help you to find out the clipboard.

Method #1

  • Tap and hold the text box clipboard option appear.
  • Tap on the clipboard option to save text and images which are copy and cut.

Clipboard option in M.S word

In M.S word, you can copy the text to save in the clipboard and paste it wherever you want to.


Method to copy and cut text on word

  1. Copy the text, you want to copy. By clicking ctrl C. Your text has been copied into the clipboard.
  2. In the Home menu, you can find the clipboard option.
  3. Click the Clipboard and a dialog box appear on the right side of the page and the text you copied appeared in that dialog box.
  4. Now, You can paste the text in the Dialog box where you can.

Here is the video where you can understand easily.

How to find a clip tray on your LG mobile phone:

In the LG android phone, you can’t access directly clipboard on your LG smartphone because this device doesn’t have the facility of a clip tray. But you can access it in a different way. Just tap and hold the blank text box area and then press the paste option.

You can only paste one Item at a time, and there is no delete option in the LG smartphone. If you copy or cut another item it will be over-written over the first item.

You can also install the Clip tray app from the Google Play store. And that will work the same as your built-in app work. But this app will have its own size.

How to delete copy text from the clip tray in an android device?

In android smartphones that have the proper clipboard options, where you can save the text or items and also delete the clip tray when you want. To clear the clip tray follow the following ways.

  1. You can access the clipboard from the keyboard in the message option and google search.
  2. Tap and hold the search bar on Google and you’ll see, two options appear in front of you. You just click the Clipboard.
  3. When the clipboard area opens you can see a dust bin icon, press on it.
  4. In the clip tray, you can delete text and items you want to delete.

How to copy two different items in the clipboard and save them in one place on a Samsung android device?

Sometimes, you need to send different items to one person. For example: If you want to apply for a job so, you need to send your CV, Cover letter, and experience letter. Now what will you do you copy it one by one and then paste it one by one on any medium you are sharing, is it not difficult?

It is difficult and at an equivalent time irritating. Through the clip tray, you’ll easily do it.

  • Go to google docs and copy your CV and cover letter link address or if it saves in word format then simply copy your file.
  • Go to the website from where you want to share your portfolio simply copy the link of it.
  • Then attend the platform where you want to share it, open key bord, and tap on the clip tray option within the bottom row of the keyboard.
  • Here you’ll see what you copied, now simply tap on the file that you simply want to paste and send it. See how simple is that.

To understand it more clearly watch the video below

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How to use a clip tray for Instagram?

Instagram is the social media platform where everyone can share images, videos, stories, quotes, and more. This platform is not only for personal also for Business. Generally, Instagram shuns photos and videos copied from the other social platforms but if you want to copy through a clipboard so, Follow these steps.

To copy text:

  • To Copy TextCopy the Text from other websites or social media platforms.
  • Open the Instagram app on your smartphone and tap on + sign at the bottom of the page.
  • Select a photo from your gallery which one you want to upload.
  • Edit your photo as you want.
  • Now in the caption area, you just tap and hold the blank space and tap on the paste option.
  • If you find the clipboard option then tap on it a window appears, from where you can select your text you want to share as a caption.

To copy photo:

  • Copy the image you want to upload.
  • Again open your Instagram app on your smartphone.
  • Click + sign on the Instagram app.
  • Click the gallery and select photo after that, you’ll see ‘Aa’ in the upper right corner of the page.
  • Tap and hold the ‘Aa’ option, clip tray, or clipboard option appears. Now select the photo and paste the photo you want.

Clipboard for windows 10

Window 10 also has the facility of a Clip tray. You can paste text or Items and used them in the future. You can find the window clipboard by pressing the window key + V simultaneously. If your Clipboard is not enabled so, don’t worry follow the steps to enable it.

Method #1

  • On the home screen of your Laptop or PCs.
  • Press and hold the Window key and clicking the button V.
  • After that, you can see a screen appear on your right-hand side, where you can enable it.
Clip Tray is the function that is available on both of your smartphone and PC. Clip Tray is also known as Clipboard. The basic function of a clipboard is to copy text or pictures for a temporary period. You can access from the messaging app or other apps that have a keyboard.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my google keyboard?

Follow these steps.

  1. Open Google Plays store on your android mobile.
  2. Search GBoard.
  3. Click Install and wait for Installing complete.
  4. Tap and hold the area where you type text.
  5. Then the clipboard option pop out, tap on it.

How do I copy-paste?

For Copy

  1. Select text or Items.
  2. Then press Ctrl C to copy or simply right click from mouse and then click on copy. In mobile phone copy option automatically pops out when you select the item.

For Paste

  1. Go to the place where you want to paste.
  2. On PC, Simply click the right button and click paste. Or in a mobile phone copy option automatically pops out when you select the item.


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In this article, we see the functionality of Clip Tray. Clip tray or Clipboard has the same functionality. We can use it to save out Text and items for a temporary time. And paste it where we want. We can use this functionality on different platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and more. Clipboard is also available on Windows 10 and MacBook.

If your mobile doesn’t have this functionality don’t worry you can download from Google Plays store in Android phone.

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