How to take a screenshot on Android?

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While browsing the web with your Android smartphone you come across a beautiful image, an interesting text or other content that you want to keep? No need to photograph your screen using your expensive digital camera since your smartphone allows you to take screenshots.

This simple and essential manipulation to know when you want to know how to master all the features of your Android smartphone allows you to keep an image of your screen and store it in your device, like a classic photo.


Take a screenshot on Android

  1. When the content you are interested in is displayed on the screen, simultaneously press the button minus volume and the lock button. Their location may vary depending on the model of your smartphone. Hold the keys for about 1 second.


  2. Once the keys are held on your device, you will then hear a camera sound, which indicates that the manipulation has been executed successfully and you will see an icon in your notification center. In the image below, we captured the home screen.

  3. Enter the notification center by swiping down from the top of your home screen. You see the screenshot detail notification. Touch it to access the image.

And voila ! Thanks to this simple manipulation, you can now take screenshots, which can be very useful in your daily use.

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