Taking a snapshot from the screen of your Android phone is easy, and there are all sorts of situations where a screenshot might come in handy, whether you're sharing your home screen with friends or getting a picture cred to your latest highscore want. Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8 Plus, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6, S5, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 4 , Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy Note as an example.
We also have instructions on how to take a screenshot on another Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean (4.1, 4.2, 4.3), KitKat (4.4), Android 5.0 Lollipop, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Android 7.0 Nougat, Android 8.0 Oreo and Android 9.0 Pie (this is the most)
How to take a screenshot on a Galaxy device by rocking the screen
Taking a screenshot of the Galaxy S8 – or almost any other Galaxy phone – with a handshake is easy.
- Place your hand vertically on both sides of the screen and sculpt it like a karate pick The Phone
- You swipe horizontally across the screen like your hand is a photo scanner.
- You should hear the shutter of the camera, take a screenshot across the screen, and get a notification that a picture has been saved in the gallery
- It may take a few tries.
This technology works with the following devices as well as most Samsung phones released after 2013. Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note 4, and Galaxy Note 3.
How to Check to see if your Galaxy has PalmWatch Capture enabled.
If you can not resolve the issue, you must You may want to enable the Swipe feature in Preferences.
- Open Preferences> Advanced Features For some older phones, there will be Settings> Movements and gestures (in the category Motion ).
- Tick the palm to capture 19659011] Close the menu and locate the screen you want to capture.
- Enjoy !
How to take a screenshot with a shortcut
Not everyone is a fan of gesture control Fortunately, most Android phones offer a more tactile way to capture a screenshot.
- Simultaneously press the buttons Power and Home .
- Hold down both buttons for one second until you hear a shutter-release button or see a picture that displays an image
- It can be embarrassing to get it right. You must briefly hold down the Power button before pressing the Home button, then holding down both.
This technology works with the following devices, along with just about every Samsung phone that has a home button
The Galaxy S5, Galaxy S7, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Zoom, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy Mega 6.3, Galaxy Tab3 Pro, Galaxy S4 Mini and Galaxy S3
If you have a Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, Note 8, Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus have a physical home button, then the key combination is a little different:
- Press and hold simultaneously the buttons Power and Volume down  Press and hold both buttons for one second until you hear a shutter sound or see an image indicating that a picture was taken.
- You must briefly hold down the Power button before you press the Volume Down button then hold down both.
How to Make a Screenshot on a Note with the S Pen
This technique is available on the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3 and other Samsung devices To create a screenshot in this manner, you must open the Air Command menu by dragging out the pen or by moving the stylus over the screen and clicking on the button.
- Select Screen Write from the Air Command options to take a screenshot.
- You can then write notes on the picture. There are options in the top toolbar to change the pen color and size if you want to get creative. You can also delete or undo strokes, and below is Crop .
- When done, tap Share or Save bottom
How to Take a Screenshot on Another Android Device
Taking a screenshot on one Any other Android phone or tablet – like one that's not a Samsung device – is also pretty straightforward. The method varies slightly from one model to the next, but the following method should work on all Android devices running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or later.
- Press the Power Button and ] Decrease Volume simultaneously.
- Hold it down until you hear an audible click or a screenshot. In addition, a small capture animation should be displayed.
- You receive a notification that your screenshot has been captured and you can approve or delete it.
- By default, your screenshots are saved in your photos or Gallery App in a separate folder Screenshots
In Android 9.0 Pie you can also Power key and hold to a screenshot option to enter the screen. If you decide to edit the screenshot from the notification bar, you will find that you can mark it, which is ideal if you want to highlight something specific.
For old Android phones, like those running 2.3 Gingerbread You need to go to the Google Play Store, where multiple apps will take screenshots for you. Screenshot Easy and Screenshot ER are popular options, but you may need to root your phone. You can also watch No Root Screenshot It if you do not want to roam your device.
We also have special instructions on how to take a screenshot on a Google Pixel device.