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TAKING screenshots is a super-easy way to grab a snapshot of whatever you’re looking at on your smartphones.
Samsung makes a lot of different models and with so many, it can be hard to know what buttons you need to press to take a screenshot.
Samsung makes some of the world’s most popular smartphonesCredit: Getty
How to screenshot on Samsung
There are several ways to screenshot on a phone, even within Samsung’s range you have a few options.
The most common way to screenshot is to press the power and volume down buttons at the same time.
Samsung even have some smartphone tricks you can use to make your experience with the phone even better.
Galaxy Z Flip or Fold
The flip and fold ranges have smart screens that can fold.
Samsung’s nostalgic touch screen flip phone can be screenshot by pressing the volume down button at the same time as the side button.
Press them simultaneously and release quickly for a screenshot.
You can then save this or share it.
New Galaxy S or Note
The Samsung Galaxy S22 launched in February 2022Credit: Reuters
For the S22, Samsung’s latest phone in this range, you can use the simple volume down and power method.
If you want to avoid buttons all together you can set up a swipe gesture in settings.
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By placing your palm on the left side of the screen and swiping across you can screenshot.
Samsung says on its website: “If enabled, you can take a screenshot by swiping the edge of your hand across the screen from one side to the other.”
Galaxy S7 or older
Older devices have a button on the front to help you screenshot
If you have a phone with a home button on the front of your screen you can use this to screenshot.
Press and hold the power button at the same time as the home button.
Your screen will flash and your screenshot will be saved.
The screen should flash briefly and the image will be saved to your photos.
The Samsung website has a whole page titled “How To Take A Screenshot On A Galaxy Device?”.
If you’re still confused you can check it out and will also find a section to speak to Samsung for help.
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