Getting Paste Permission Requests? Tell iOS it is Okay!

In iOS 16, Apple tightened security by displaying a confirmation alert when you copy data from one app and paste it into another. But you can override it....

December 5, 2022

In iOS 16, Apple tightened security by displaying a confirmation alert when you copy data from one app and paste it into another. More security isn’t bad, but these alerts can become annoying if you copy and paste frequently. In iOS 16.1, Apple added a setting to control the behavior for each app. If you get these alerts too often when pasting in an app, go to Settings > AppName > Paste from Other Apps and switch it from Ask to Allow. Many apps don’t include the setting; hopefully, any apps where you paste often will have this setting or include it soon.

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