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    Default I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    Don't know why but Copy/Paste never worked on my phone. Had anybody had any issues with this? . And if you have, is it fixed in the Jelly Bean update? I let me know!
    Thanks. I'm still on ICS, I'm in Georgia and still no sing of the jelly bean update. So I'm eager to know if there are "greener pastures" in the future

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    Dan
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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    Quote Originally Posted by darencas View Post
    Don't know why but Copy/Paste never worked on my phone. Had anybody had any issues with this? . And if you have, is it fixed in the Jelly Bean update? I let me know!
    Thanks. I'm still on ICS, I'm in Georgia and still no sing of the jelly bean update. So I'm eager to know if there are "greener pastures" in the future

    Thanks.
    Dan
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    Are u just trying long press and then tapping the little paper type icon to copy it to clipboard?

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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    Quote Originally Posted by darencas View Post
    Don't know why but Copy/Paste never worked on my phone. Had anybody had any issues with this? . And if you have, is it fixed in the Jelly Bean update? I let me know!
    Thanks. I'm still on ICS, I'm in Georgia and still no sing of the jelly bean update. So I'm eager to know if there are "greener pastures" in the future

    Thanks.
    Dan
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    It has never worked or you just don't recognize it?

    When you long press a word, does it turn blue and the guides come up to allow you to select more words?

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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...ing-issue.html


    I had this issue myself, there's two options. Do a factory reset, which I did, or root and fix it by modifying a file. The above link has the instructions on how to do that.
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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    So no one without a rooted s3 that had copy and paste bug updated to jelly bean here?

    I'm wondering same thing as OP. I don't want to root and I don't want to factory reset and lose all my game data.

    I still haven't received the OTA update so also want to know when I get that if the copy and paste bug gets fixed.

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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    Quote Originally Posted by vwvapor View Post
    So no one without a rooted s3 that had copy and paste bug updated to jelly bean here?

    I'm wondering same thing as OP. I don't want to root and I don't want to factory reset and lose all my game data.

    I still haven't received the OTA update so also want to know when I get that if the copy and paste bug gets fixed.

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    My guess is it didn't get fixed. Probably not even considered a bug by Google or Samsung. If it's fixed by a data reset, then they will probably consider it something that was caused by an app you put on the phone.
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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    So I got impatient and updated manually with the zip file, and........ it fixed it!

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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    Quote Originally Posted by vwvapor View Post
    So I got impatient and updated manually with the zip file, and........ it fixed it!

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    Great to hear that. Well... Great to read that.

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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    OK everyone. I have the SG3 with the jb update and the copy and paste doesn't work. If I long press like my evo nothing happens. Nothing pops up to copy or add or highlight. Zilch! Any ideas?

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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    Some apps are compatible depending how they are displaying text. I just rooted and cleared the clip board, but selecting with long press is still a bit flakey. I think it's just poor implementation /programming. Make sure your on actual letters and don't slide your finger at all. It often takes several tries.

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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    Hi VWVAPOUR,
    I just updated to Jelly Bean yesterday and I still see the problem. You said... you fixed it with a .zip file?

    So I got impatient and updated manually with the zip file, and........ it fixed it!

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    Could you tell me what zip you are talking about?
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    Default Re: I had copy/paste issues in ICS on my GS3...does the JB update fixes it?

    Quote Originally Posted by prakaash77 View Post
    Hi VWVAPOUR,
    I just updated to Jelly Bean yesterday and I still see the problem. You said... you fixed it with a .zip file?



    Could you tell me what zip you are talking about?
    He meant that the update to Jelly bean fixed it on his phone. He manually updated his phone to jellybean using the manual update method. It comes on a zip.
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