How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

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Instructions on how to copy and paste between Safari and Mail using your iPhone and PasteBud.

PasteBud enables round-trip copy and paste on your iPhone or iPod Touch, between the two applications that matter the most: Mail and Safari. And through a clever combination of web services and bookmarklets, it does it without requiring a jailbreak or App Store download.

SETUP PASTEBUD

Step One
Launch Safari or Internet Explorer and navigate to http://www.pastebud.com

NOTE*: You cannot use Firefox.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Two
In the green box on the right hand side of the window you will see a COPY and PASTE link. Drag each of these links to your bookmark bar. A window will pop up asking you to name the bookmark. Click the OK button each time.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Three
Click the secret pastebud url link in the green box on the right hand side of the window.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Four
A new email window will popup with your secret pastebud email address already populated.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Click the small down arrow to the right of the address. From the popup window that appears select Add to AddressBook
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Five
Address Book will then open and ask you to give this address a name. I checked the Company checkbox and named it PasteBud
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Six
Connect your iPhone to the computer and allow iTunes to do a sync. Remember you must sync Contacts and Bookmarks for this to be successful. With your iPhone selected in iTunes you can find the options to sync your contacts and bookmarks under the Info tab.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone


COPY AND PASTE BETWEEN WEBPAGES

Step One
Press to launch Safari from your SpringBoard.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Two
Navigate to page you would like to copy text from then select the Bookmark Icon from the bottom of the screen.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Press to select Bookmarks Bar
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Press to select the COPY bookmark.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Three
You will now be brought to an unformated version of the page where you can highlight text by dragging your finger across it.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Select the text you wish to copy the press the Copy button at the top right hand corner of the screen.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Four
Now navigate to the page where you would like to paste the text then select the Bookmark Icon from the bottom of the screen.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Press to select Bookmarks Bar
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Press to select the PASTE bookmark.



How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Five
You will then be shown a PASTE HERE button on top of the entryfield you wish to paste in. Click this button to paste your text into the field.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone


COPY AND PASTE FROM MAIL

Step One
Launch Mail by pressing its icon on the SpringBoard.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Two
Open a message from which you would like to copy some text
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Three
Press the Forward icon at the bottom of the screen then press to choose the large Forward button.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Four
A new email will be opened. In the To address enter the name you previously gave to your secret pastebud address then press the Send button at the top right of the screen.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Five
Immediately you will receive a reply from pastebud to the same email account. Open the email and click the link found inside.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Six
You will then be brought to a pastebud page where you can drag to highlight the text you would like to copy. Once you have selected your desired text click the Copy button at the top right hand corner if you would like to copy the text for pasting into a webpage. Otherwise if you would like to compose a new email with this text you can click the new email button at the top left of the screen.
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone

Step Seven
Notice a new email will open with you copied text already in the body!
How to Copy and Paste Using PasteBud for iPhone


*Thanks go out to Jed Schmidt for his work on this project.

DMS - December 16, 2008 at 4:30pm
No... Thank you. I\'d rather type it again.
N41 - December 13, 2008 at 1:56am
Well, once set up its really quick and fast to do a copy and paste. Its also much easier than the other ones, and this one is specifically for safari, unlike copercin
Raadius - December 13, 2008 at 12:55am
There is no way in hell I\'m doing all that, lol... just make it d/l through Cydia, geez.
jhon - December 12, 2008 at 9:32pm
Hi.. i\'m jhon from south korea. please help me i have to 3g iphone few month i buy this iphone at&t contac but i buy via ebay this iphone no jailbroken so try to jailbroken 2.1 and do did it\'s ok but now my 3g iphone get message \"PLEASE WAIT ACTIVATE\" i try to activate But i can\'t how activate. Any body no how to activate 2.1 with jailbroken iphone 3g please help me my mail adress jhon2597@yahoo.com
asa - December 12, 2008 at 9:00pm
Really, by the time you do all of that you could have just typed the text. Great idea..but way too much involved to really use such a feature for regular users. Copy and paste must be internal from apple for it to really work well in my opinion.
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