Android Emulator – How to paste text from machine to emulator
by Riley MacDonald, December 29, 2017

It’s impossible to paste text into the new Android emulator because the keyboard shortcut it overridden by a “pinch” feature. There’s no menu for pasting text either. When I need to paste text into an emulator instance I use the Android Debugging Bridge (adb) command:

adb shell input text "text to paste"
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