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How to Paste as Plain Text in Clipboard History?

Clipboard History in Windows 10 is one of the best features of Windows 10. Invoked by Win+V buttons, it allows you to paste your copied items. In the future Builds of Windows 10, Clipboard clipboard history is Bing more hey robust by adding GIF support, Emoji support, etc. One of Clipboard’s History problems was there was no option for pasting as plain text in the destination. In the Future Windows 10 builds, Microsoft is adding paste as a plain text option in the clipboard history menu. Earlier, one had to paste items in Notepad or similar software to remove the copied text formatting.

Clipboard in Windows 10 in the next Windows 10 update having a variety of options

Initially available with Build 21318, clicking three dots … beside any item would show you an option to paste as plain text without any formatting and matching the destination formatting. Detailed steps:

How to Paste as Plain text using Clipboard in Windows 10

To paste a copied item as Plain text in Windows 10 using Clipboard History, see the steps below:

  1. Copy an item you want to paste without formatting.
  2. Press Win+V to open the Clipboard History.
  3. Click three dots beside the item you want to paste.
  4. Select Paste as text.

Remember that this feature is currently in the Dev Channel of Insider Builds at the time of this writing, so it is not available for stable releases. Although Dev Channel Builds aren’t tied to the specific release, this feature is expected to land with Windows 10 21H2 update, scheduled for later 2021.

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Windows 10 21H1, the next version of Windows 10

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