Simple Steps How To Copy And Paste Text From Photos On iPhone

Bryce Adams


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Yes, many iPhone users find the text extraction features to be quite amazing and hidden. However, they are there and can be used if you know how. In this article, we will show you how to copy and paste text from photos on your iPhone.

Which iPhone Models Are Live Text Compatible?

  • iPhone 6s or later
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 7 or later
  • iPhone 8 or later
  • iPhone X or later
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max

How to Copy and Paste Text from Photos on iPhone

So, if you have an iPhone that is compatible with Live Text, then let's move on to the steps.

Step 1. Launch the Photos app on your iPhone and open the photo that contains the text you want to copy.

Step 2. In the lower-left corner of the photo, you will see an Edit button. Tap on it.

Step 3. Now, select the text you want to copy. It will be highlighted in blue.

Step 4. Tap on the Copy button in the upper-left corner.

Step 5. Launch the Notes app on your iPhone.

Step 6. Tap on the + button in the upper-left corner of the screen.

Step 7. Paste the text you copied from the Photos app into the Notes app by tapping and holding on the screen and selecting Paste.

Step 8. You can now edit the text as you wish.

Step 9. Tap on the Done button in the upper-right corner of the screen.


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