How to Take a Screenshot on Samsung Phone and Tablet

Taking a screenshot while using a mobile can be a necessity or sometimes you might tend to do it just for fun. While the latest Android phones, especially the latest 5G Android smartphones, have made it easy for you to screenshot Android phone, it is still a mystery for some of the users. Samsung is a renowned brand in the market of smartphones and is known for providing extraordinarily featured Android phones and tablets. As we have also included a guide to help you know how to capture a screenshot on Android mobile, so today, we will focus on how to take a screenshot on Samsung S8/S9/S10 and other Samsung devices.

How to Take a Screenshot on Samsung

Method 1. How to Screenshot on Samsung by “Palm Swipe to Capture”

This “Palm Swipe to Capture” feature works only on certain Samsung Galaxy series mobile phones. And if you want to get it to work on your device, you will have to enable this feature first by doing so:

Afterwards, it is super easy for you to screenshot Samsung Galaxy phones with the Palm Swipe feature by following these steps:

Your Samsung device will then save the screenshot on the Samsung phone gallery and a notification will be sent to you. If you cannot find that screenshot on your phone, then it is likely that it was deleted by wrong deletion or other wrong operation. So in such situation, you need an Android Phone Recovery tool to recover deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy phone without backup.

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Note: This technique is very easy but it may take a few attempts before mastering it. And as we mentioned before, this method works only for the Samsung Galaxy phones that were launched after 2013, for example, the Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus, Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Note 8 and etc.

Method 2. Take a Screenshot on Samsung by Using the Power and Home Button

If you are not accustomed to taking a screenshot on Samsung mobile or tablet with Palm Swipe, then you can use this common-used method which works with most of the Samsung phones and other brands of mobiles as well. However, there is a little difference in capturing screenshot on Samsung phone with a physical Home button and Samsung phone without a Home button.

For those Samsung phones and tablets that have a Home button, for instance the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5 and so forth, please follow these steps carefully:

For those latest Samsung Galaxy phones, such as Galaxy S9 (Plus), Galaxy S8 (Plus), Note 8, etc, that do not have a home button due to the full bezel design of their displays, then you can follow these steps:

Method 3. Capturing a Screenshot Using Samsung S Pen

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note series and other Samsung phones that works with a Stylus Pen which is usually referred to as an S pen, then you can use this method. Follow these steps to learn S pen screenshot Samsung Galaxy Note device method:

Final Words:

These are the methods that can help you learn about how to take a screenshot on Samsung tablet or phone. You can choose the suitable method to make screenshot according your Samsung device. If you know about some other techniques or methods, or have any doubts or confusion, please let us know and connect with us.

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