Select Text on Webpage in Google Chrome on HTC One M8

Edited by Thor, Rushell, Eng, Anonymous

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video we are going to show you how to select text on a webpage in Google Chrome on an HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the Power button located on top of the phone.
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    Once the phone has been activated, we will see the lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, swipe the screen upwards.
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    Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the home screen, and at the bottom we will see several icons.
    It is one of these icons that we now need to activate in order to open Applications folder.
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    We need the icon at the bottom of the home screen and in the middle.
    It is a grid of white dots. Press down on this icon, and it will open our "Apps" folder.
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    In this folder we need to find the Google "Chrome" application.
    There is the Google Chrome icon, which is a circle made up of several different colors. Underneath, it says the word "Chrome". This icon may be located anywhere in the "Apps" folder.
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    Once it has been found, press down on the Google Chrome icon to enter the application.
    We now want to demonstrate how to select text. To do that, we must first open a website. In this example, we already have one open and ready to use.
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    To open a website, use the search bar at the top of the screen.
    Find an article with text. Now, we can demonstrate how to select text. There are two ways to do this. We can either select a part of the text, or we can select all of the text on the page.
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    Start by pressing down on the screen in the area where the text is we want to select.
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    Now if we hold down, we can see that it selects the word underneath where our finger was.
    That word is now highlighted in blue. Just below the word are two blue circles on each side.
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    Press down on one of these blue circles, hold down, and drag to make the highlighted area bigger.
    We can drag it wherever we want.
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    We can use both of the blue circles, with the left one highlighting any text before the original highlighted word, and the right one highlighting text after the word.
    Use both of the blue circles to select the exact area we want.
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    In this demonstration, we have selected the entire paragraph.
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    To get rid of the highlight, just press anywhere on the screen off of the highlighted area.
    The next option is to select all of the text.
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    Press down on the screen again and hold down.
    We can see one word is highlighted again.
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    Now we are going to press on an icon at the top of the screen.
    It is the first icon on the right side in the white bar, and it is a small square surrounded by dots that make another square.
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    When we press down on that icon, we will see that the entire webpage is highlighted.
    Scroll up or down on the page to see the entire page and note that everything has been selected. It is highlighted in blue and is now ready to use any way that is needed.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to select text on a webpage in Google Chrome on an HTC One M8.
    If you have any questions or comments regarding this video or about the process that you have viewed in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we shall answer them for you. There are some video tutorials on this website about how to use this text once it has been selected. Feel free to search for those videos to learn more about that.
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