How to Take a Screen Shot on Android

Before writing How to Take a Screen Shot on Android, I wrote little opening remarks. Most mobile phones currently use the Android operating system. Almost all of my colleagues use an Android operating system in their handphones. In my opinion, they like using Android because there is support from Google. Many applications are free when we use Android, please open the Play Store to download the apps.

There are several ways to do screenshots. I will give a tutorial 2 ways to do screenshots on Android. As I write this article, my cellphone is Advan S5E 4GS, model 5060 and Android version 7.0.

2 Ways Screen Shot on Android

  • The first, screenshots using default quick tiles. I think all Android phones have this function, quick tiles. Here’s how to use quick tiles on Android. Swipe your mobile screen from the top of the screen up to half the screen.
Swipe your mobile screen - Take a Screen Shot on Android
Swipe your mobile screen

After you wipe down like the picture above, a quick tiles menu will appear as shown below. Then tap the Screenshot, your screen would be saved to your cellphone.

Quick Tiles Android - Take a Screen Shot on Android
Quick Tiles Android
  • Second-way using application. Open the Google Play Store and search the application by typing the keyword screenshot.
Screenshot using apps - How to Take a Screen Shot on Android
Screenshot using apps

Choose one screenshot app that listed on your screen and install it.

Tips to choose the best apps:

  • See user reviews that have installed the apps. Before installing an app from the Google Play Store, you try to read the reviews of other users that have been installed the apps. As a reference, if there are many users who give thanks, it’s can be sure the apps are good and useful. Also, if the apps are bad and there are no benefits, there will be many comments for not installing the app.
  • See how many users give this app a 5-star rating. The more that gives a 5-star rating, then we can be sure the apps are good.
This app is recommended to install, many users give 5 star
This app is recommended to install, many users give 5 star
  • See how many users have installed apps. The more user installs, the better.
1 M+ the app installed, it's recommended
1 M+ the app installed, it’s recommended

I hope this can help many people who want to know How to Take a Screen Shot on Android.

Thank you.

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