Capture screenshot on Android mobile

Almost all Android phones or tablets allow you to capture a picture of what was on your device’s screen. Taking screen shots on Android mobile is one of the most useful features for daily use. We can easily share with friends what we are on by capturing and sending them a screenshot. You can also capture information in text, PDF, web page and save them as image file for easier management or transfer. Sometimes you can also capture Android phone screen to save your highest game records or scores to show off with other game players. In a related page, we demonstrated how you can take screenshots on Samsung galaxy phones by pressing the hotkeys or button combination on the phone. It actually works similar across different mobile phones, like LG, HTC, Nexus, Moto, Lenovo, ZTE, Huawei.

Capture screenshot on Android mobile

Similar to iPhone, to capture screenshot on android mobile, firstly go to get whatever you want to take a screenshot of onto your Android mobile screen. Then you need to press the Home button and the lock or power button at the same time and hold the two buttons for a while, you will hear the camera shatter and your Android device screen will fresh when you have successfully captured screen. You can refer to this guide to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. Lenovo smartphone users can check out this tutorial to capture screen on Lenovo mobile.

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The captured screen on Android device will be saved to your Gallery app on Android where you save other photos and albums. On some Android devices there will be a dedicate folder named ‘Screenshots’ to save all the captured screens on Android device. Some however just save it to a ‘Picture’ folder. After screenshot taking, you will get a notification on the phone and you will be able to access captured screenshot quickly from the notice.

Alternative way to take screenshots on Android phones

The above method to take screenshots on Android may not work for some Android phones though. If it does not work for you, you can try this alternative: How to capture Android screen and save to computer in just one click?.

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