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How to Enable Copy and Paste in Oracle VirtualBox?

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  • Last Updated : 19 Feb, 2020

In this article, we will see how to enable copy and paste from a Windows host to a VirtualBox and vice-versa. We’ve taken the VirtualBox guest additions which gives us various additional tooling, specifically giving us the ability to copy and paste. It also enables bi-directional copy and pastes.

Step 1: Start the Virtual Box and go to Settings as shown in the below screenshot

Virtual Box Setting

Step 2: Now click on Advanced as marked below

Virtual Box Advanced Setting Tab

Step 3: Now, click

Share Clipboard --< Bidirectional 
Drag & Drop --< bidirectional.

Copy Paste in Virtual Box

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