Screenshots can be very useful – for example, if you want to post a photo that shows how many kilometers you've run today, or if you're an author for The Verge try a how to illustrate -to the article. Similar things.
Creating a screenshot from an Apple Watch is not too difficult, although viewing the screenshot directly on the Watch requires some initial steps.
Set your watch to take screenshots
Before you can take a screenshot with your watch, you need to enable the feature in the Watch app on your iPhone.
- Open the Watch app on your iPhone
- On From the main screen, tap General
- . Scroll down to the Enable Screenshots category and enable it
Apple Watch by simultaneously pressing the Digital Crown and the side key. (Probably two fingers are needed, so this can be a bit of a hassle.) The screen blinks white, and if your clock is not muted, you will hear a "photo snap".
To view screenshots You made:
- Go to your iPhone's photo app
- Scroll down to the "Media Types" section and tap on "Screenshots" to find your screenshots, including those with the Watch
You can also view your screenshots on your watch. In particular, you need to sync your watch with one of the albums in the iPhone's photo app. For example, if you want to see the most recent photos, including the screenshots on your watch, you'll need to set the Recently Added album to sync:
- On your iPhone, open the Watch app
- on the main Scrub screen Down to the photo app.
- Tap Synced Album.
- Select the album "Recently Added".
You do not need to sync your watch of course with this album. For example, you can choose to sync the screenshot with your Favorites album and then turn it into a favorite one (by long pressing it in the iPhone's Photo app and selecting Favorites from the pop-up menu).
You can also create an album for all the photos you want on your watch by creating a new album (such as Clock), syncing that album with your watch, and using the Photos app on your iPhone to move around Your screenshots (and any other photos you like) about this album.
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