Capture Screenshot on Android Device

For a quick screenshot on most Android devices, simultaneously press and hold the Power (or  Home) physical button and the Volume-down button until the screen flashes confirming that the screen-grab has been captured. Beware that if you press the power button too soon, the display will switch off. If you press the volume-down button too soon, your screenshot may be marred by an onscreen volume slider.

In most versions of Android you will get a notification pop-up to confirm the screenshot was successful. Some Androids will automatically open that screenshot or display it in a pop-up window so you can select sharing options. You can also find the screenshot in your Gallery app.

Capture Screenshot in Windows Phone 8.1

To take a screenshot on a mobile device running Windows Phone 8.1, hold in the Volume-up key, and press the Power button.

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