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Can't select or copy text on Firefox 26.0.1 for Android (Device: Samsung Galaxy Note 2. OS: Android 4.3. Long press on text does not work. )

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Can't select or copy text on Firefox 26.0.1 for Android. Device: Samsung Galaxy Note 2. OS: Android 4.3. Long press on text does not work.

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Let me ask some one to check that..

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iamjayakumars
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Just HOLD on the text and TAP on the selected text and you can get the list of options including Copy Text

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Hi! Jay.... it doesn't work. I tried many times. Someone using 26.0.1, can you please confirm the issue?

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kbrosnan
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Some sites disable the text selection (for example Twitter). Would you try on a known good site such as https://en.wikipedia.org

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I tested it on Wikipedia. It doesn't select/copy text.

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iamjayakumars
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Hi, Its working fine.. check the attached screenshot.

Checked in Samsung Galaxy S2, Firefox Version 26.0.1


You may try with beta version

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Thank you Jay. I see that you are using Galaxy S2. Anyone using Galaxy Note 2, kindly test 26.0.1 text selection and reply.

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I solved it by upgrading to Beta.

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iamjayakumars
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Let me ask some one to check that..

I am glad to hear that your problem has been resolved by using Beta version.

If you have not already, please mark this thread as solved by marking the solution.
This will help other users experiencing similar problems find help faster and more efficiently.

I hope you continue using our products and thank you for contacting Mozilla Support.

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Done! Thank you Jay.

Solution: Upgrade 26.0.1 to Beta version.

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