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can't paste into dialier!!

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by tjrundy, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. tjrundy

    tjrundy Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Was out today and called up some numbers for restaurants in the browser.

    I tried to copy the number from the browser so I could paste it into the dialer. I managed to get the number to the clip-board, but then I couldn't paste it into the dialer!!

    I would be very appreciative if anyone had a morsel of advice on how to get around this. I'm using a DSTL1 which only has soft keyboard and I can't get combinations of shift and menu to make it work.

    Thoughts?

    Cheers,

    Tom.
     


  2. Carl C

    Carl C Extreme Android User

    I just tried it and I could not find a way to paste into the Dialer , However you could always paste the number into a note pad app then click the number which should then Dial. Slightly inconvenient but a suitable work around for now :)
     
  3. soonerswin

    soonerswin Lurker

    I tried to paste a number that I copied into ultra notes....but couldnt paste what was copied to the clipboard.
     
  4. lekky

    lekky Lover

    i found this recently too, ended up trying to remember the number, getting it wrong, checking the number again, and making amendments to the one stored in dialled history :/
     
  5. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande?

    I just pasted a number in the dialer in the form of 1-800-123-4567


    Droid running 2.0.1
     
  6. Carl C

    Carl C Extreme Android User

    looks like Android 2.0+ has this 'fixed' :)
     
  7. carloi

    carloi Lurker

    How did you do it? I have an HTC Desire and can't seem to figure it out.
     
  8. Ashleym

    Ashleym Lurker

    If you hold down your finger over the number a message should appear asking if you want to dial the number or save as a contact etc.
     
  9. carloi

    carloi Lurker

    okay that's in a message. I constantly need to copy numbers from my calendar and still can't paste it into the dialer.
     
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