How to screenshot on Android:

1. How do I take a screenshot on my Android device (phone or tablet)?

Press and hold together the Volume Down and Power buttons at the same time for at least 2 seconds. The screen should briefly flash and there may be an image capture sound. Your device just captured the entire screen and saved it as an image file.

2. Where can I find the screenshot that I've just taken?

Any screenshots you take will be found in a folder called 'Screenshots' in either your Gallery (where all your other images are stored) or the Photos app.
A video to show you how this works:

If the above instructions didn't work and you didn't observe a brief flash with image capture sound, then you may try the following alternative way to capture a screenshot:

Press and hold the Home and Power buttons together at the same time for at least 2 seconds. The screen should briefly flash and there may be an image capture sound.

It still doesn't work?

You may need to check that your device is running on Android version 4.0 or higher. If it isn't, then it does not support taking a screenshot natively. In this case you can use an app instead.

This site will help you figure out how to take a screenshot on your particular device. We have instructions on how to take a screenshot on Android, iPhone (iOS), Windows, Mac, iPad (iPadOS), Chrome OS as well as Linux.

Please select your device or operating system above and follow the instructions on the next page.


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