If you often use Clipboard History in Windows 10, you should know about an essential feature that makes it even better. It is possible to pin text and image to Clipboard history so that you can find something quickly when it has several amounts of text or images. You can use this feature with or without Sync across the device option enabled.
When you cut or copy the text or image on your computer, it saves in temporarily so that you can use it once or sometime multiple times. At times, you may need to copy multiple sets of texts or pictures so that you can use them further. This is where Clipboard history plays a vital role.
If you are using the latest version of Windows 10, you should be familiar with using the Clipboard history to copy multiple texts or images to the clipboard and use them whenever needed. However, sometimes you may need to find a specific text or image quickly and frequently. At such a moment, you can pin that text or image so that it appears on the top.
Pin Text & Image to Clipboard History
To pin text or image to Clipboard history in Windows 10, follow these steps-
- Copy any text or image on your computer.
- Press Win+V to save it in the cloud clipboard.
- Click on the three-dotted icon of the corresponding text or image.
- Select the Pin option from the list.
Before getting started, you should ensure that the Clipboard history feature is enabled on your computer. If not, you can open Windows Settings, go to System > Clipboard and toggle the Clipboard history button. Alternatively, you can follow our detailed guide to turn on Clipboard history in Windows 10.
If you already have the text or image in the cloud clipboard, there is no need to follow this step. Otherwise, you must paste the text or picture that you want to pin. As usual, you can press Win+V to paste a text or image in that. Then, you need to choose a text or picture that you want to pin and click on the three-dotted icon, respectively. Here, you can find an option called Pin that you need to click.
That is it. Now that text or image is pinned, and you can find that always on the top no matter how many texts or pictures you save. If you need to unpin a pinned text or image in Clipboard history panel, you can click the same three-dotted icon, and select Unpin option.
For your information, pinned texts or images do not get deleted if you use the Clear all feature.
Related read: Best free Clipboard Manager software for Windows 10.