Microsoft taught Windows to paste text copied on smartphones

Microsoft has a fairly popular keyboard for smartphones - SwiftKey. And now, finally, the Redmondians released in

widely available interesting function built into it.

The Android version of the keyboard now has a shared clipboard with Windows. In order for this feature to be activated for you, you need to update the SwiftKey app to version 7.9.0.5.

It should be understood that the innovation is not activateddefault. But this is done quite simply: you just need to select the Rich Input item in the application. Then you need to enable the option "Synchronize clipboard with the cloud" in the "Clipboard" menu. Then SwiftKey will offer to log in or create a Microsoft account.

As for the "manipulations" on Windows, hereyou need to open the "Settings" application and go to the "System" menu. There you will have to select "Clipboard", then activate the "Clipboard history" and "Synchronization between devices" switches.

It is important to understand that the new feature only works on computers with Windows 10 installed no older than 2018.

Source: The Verge