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Tech Times | How to Screenshot on your smartphone

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

 

Why you need to know how to do it:

 

Scenario 1: You are using an app and it gives an error that you are unfamiliar with. You try to explain it over the phone to the technician but he can't understand what you are saying.

Solution: Send him a screenshot and he will be able to see the exact error you are seeing.

Scenario 2: You have just received a message from a friend and you want to show it to another person, but they are not with you.

Solution: Send your friend a screenshot of the message.

Difficulty level: Low

 

How To

 

 

(for Android users):

 

 

Method 1

 

1. Hold down the power button and the home button simultaneously.

2. The screen should quickly flash white.

 

Method 2

 

1. Hold down the power button and the volume down button simultaneously.

2. The screen should quickly flash white.

 

 

 

 

General Challenges

 

Pressing both buttons simultaneously can sometimes take several tries to get correct.