as with most thingsYou have a lot of options when taking a screenshot from your phone. from To And The range and variety of Android phones is vast. They all let you take screenshots, but it’s not as simple as pressing a button, and shortcuts vary from device to device.
Taking screenshots with Android can be difficult and sometimes frustrating, especially if you’re trying to capture a specific scene in motion—such as a video clip or in a game—that will quickly disappear. And if you’re not careful with your buttons, you might accidentally turn off or restart your phone.
Read on to learn all about the standard way to take a screenshot on Android phones, plus a full breakdown of screenshot shortcuts on Samsung, Google Pixel and Motorola devices.
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How to take a screenshot on your Android device
Almost every Android phone or tablet allows you to take screenshots with Quickly pressing the volume down and power buttons, Just press them at the same time — only for a brief moment — and when you let go you’ll hear the camera shutter sound, your screen will flash and you’ll see a thumbnail of your screenshot at the bottom of your screen.
If for some reason that doesn’t work, press and hold Power Press the button for a few seconds and then tap screenshot when it appears on your screen,
If you want a long, scrolling screenshot (only available on Android 12), take the screenshot as usual but this time tap two arrows icon Screenshot in preview. It may also be labeled “capture more.” Each time you tap the two arrows, it will increase the length of the screenshot until you reach the bottom of the page.
Also it is important to get the timing right. If you hold down the button too long or let go too quickly, you might find yourself staring at your phone waiting for you to do something, and still nothing will happen. Or worse, you may go to the reboot screen and not know how to go back (just press the home button). If you’re having a hard time triggering the screenshot functionality on your phone, take a few minutes to practice both methods. This future will save you some headaches.
Samsung’s Long List of Screenshot Tools
Samsung has additional ways you can take a screenshot on a Galaxy phone.
swipe to capture: To turn on palm swipe gestures, you need to go to Adjustment , advanced features , motions and gestures and slide the switch forward Swipe palm to capture To Feather Post. With that option turned on, slide the edge of your hand from the left edge of the display to the right to take a screenshot. It might sound a bit awkward at first, but it’s way more reliable for someone struggling with the timing of a button-pressing combo.
use your voice: As long as you have Bixby Voice or the Google Assistant enabled, you can use voice commands to take a screenshot. just say, “take a screenshot” And either of the two assistants should be able to capture your screen without using your hands.
s pen: Remove the S Pen stylus and go to the screen you want to capture. Now, tap air command menu icon , screen write To take a screenshot of the page you are on. You can then use the S Pen to write or draw on the screenshot. kill the save icon when you are finished.
Pixel 6’s own trick
You can use a unique swipe gesture to take a screenshot on the Pixel 6 as long as you’re running Android 12. all you have to do is Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold your finger on the screen for a second, This will open your app drawer, where all your recently opened apps will appear. To capture your screen, tap Screenshot.
Plus, you can use Google Assistant to take screenshots on the Pixel with just your voice. And it doesn’t need to stop here. You can say something like, “Hey, Google, take a screenshot and send it to mom” to perform multiple tasks with just one voice command.
And Motorola’s unique screenshot feature
own, It’s full of special gestures for things, it turns out, to open the camera or take a screenshot with a quick twist of the wrist.
You need to turn it on by opening the Moto app in your app drawer, then selecting motorcycle action and harness three-finger screenshot from the list of options. There’s a quick demo built into the Settings section that lets you try it out before you enable the feature. The process involves keeping three fingers somewhat apart on the screen at the same time, until you capture a screenshot.
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