How to take screenshots on Xiaomi & Redmi mobile phones?

Screen capture is an essential feature for all smartphones. We have showed you to take screenshots on various mobile phones, like Samsung, Lenovo, HTC, iPhone, etc. For example, you can refer to this guide to capture screen on Lenovo mobile and following tutorial reveals the simple way to take screenshots on Samsung phones. Today, we will discuss how you can take screenshots on Xiaomi & Redmi mobile phones, such as Mi, Mi Note, Redmi, Redmi Note. Take Screenshot with your Xiaomi or Redmi is real easy. We will show you two different ways you can capture screen on Xiaomi or Redmi phones below. One method is to press the hardware buttons combination, the other method is to tap on the screenshot button on your phone’s touch screen. They are different ways to print screen on Xiaomi and Redmi mobile. You can choose according to your preference.

Take screenshots on Xiaomi & Redmi mobile phones – Method 1

Bring up what you like to capture on Xiaomi & Redmi mobile phone. Press the Menu button and Volume down button simultaneously for about 1 or 2 second. Actually you do not have to press the two buttons exactly at the same time. We found it is easier to capture screen on Xiaomi and Redmi new phone models, easier than many other phones, including Samsung, iPhone and iPad. When your phone screen is captured, the screen will flash, and you’ll hear the shutter sound if your phone is not on silent or vibration mode. You’ll also see a message appear on the screen that says “Screenshot captured”.

take screenshot on xiaomi redmi mobile phone

The screenshots on Xiaomi & Redmi phone will be saved as .PNG images files on the phone. You can find they from the Gallery app or in the DCIM/Screenshots folder when you access them using the File Explorer or other file manager apps. You can also slide down to show the notifications center on the phone and access captured screenshots quickly from there.

Take screenshots on Xiaomi & Redmi mobile phones – Method 2

If you are using an old Xiaomi or Redmi phone model which seems to be a bit difficult to capture screen by pressing the hardware buttons, you can follow below steps to take screenshot on Xiaomi & Redmi in a different way.

another way to capture screen on xiaomi redmi mobile phone

  • Bring up what you like to capture on your on Xiaomi & Redmi phone screen;
  • Slide down to open the notification panel from the top of the screen;
  • Slide left to open the quick tools and settings screen;
  • Tap Screenshot, and you are done.