Quick Tip: Copy the last thing VoiceOver reads to the clipboard.


Having trouble hearing something VoiceOver says and just want to paste it as text to navigate and work with the way you want to? Here is how.

Steps to copy last spoken VoiceOver text to clipboard

  1. Find the information you would like to be copied. 
  2. take 3 fingers and tap 4 times on the screen. This may take some practice.
  3. VoiceOver will repeat the last thing it said, and will then say, “Copied to pasteboard.” 

It is that simple!

So what is a pasteboard?

You may be wondering as you read the instructions above about that word pasteboard. All it means is that what you copied went to the clipboard. Pasteboard is a neat word the folks at Apple came up with to represent the clipboard.

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