Maybe you just made the transition to an Android, or maybe the process of taking a screenshot just slipped your mind. Either way, whether you want to include a screenshot in one of your blog posts or send a funny meme to a colleague, here’s a quick, easy guide for taking a screenshot on your Android phone.

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To take a screenshot on your Android phone, hold down the power button for a few seconds and press “Screenshot” on your phone screen. If that doesn’t work, hold the Power and Volume buttons at the same time for a few seconds. If you see an animation of your screen shrinking, like the image below, your phone has taken a picture of your screen and saved it in your photos app.

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Originally published Dec 14, 2018 7:00:00 AM, updated June 10 2021


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