Over the years, Apple has made different changes to their iPhone products which influences the functionality. Some phones have a Touch ID home button, while others have the Apple Face ID without a home button. This affects how you take screenshots on iPhone models. Which methods can you use for Apple iPhone 12? Let’s look at some of them.
How to take a screenshot on Apple iPhone 12 using buttons combo?
Taking a screenshot with the Apple iPhone 12 is a simple process. Here’s how to go about it.
Step 1. Go to the web page or chat you want to screenshot.
Step 2. Briefly press the volume up button and the power button simultaneously.
Or if your phone has home button, quick press the power and home buttons instead.
Step 3. You’ll hear a shutter sound, and the thumbnail will appear on the screen, allowing you to save or discard.
If you want to edit the screenshot first or share, tap on the thumbnail immediately before it disappears. Otherwise, you can come back to it later.
Still unsure how to take a screenshot? Follow this video guide:
Where to find the screenshot once it’s taken?
If you choose to come back to the captured image later, you need to know where to find it. Here are the steps to follow.
Open the Photos app on your iPhone to access all your images.
Navigate to the albums and select the “screenshots” album.
Tap on the screenshot you want and proceed to edit, share or delete.
Few ways to screenshot on Apple iPhone 12 without buttons
If you are struggling to press both buttons at the same time or they are not working properly, here are some methods you can use to take a screenshot.
Use Back Tap feature
All iPhone models after the iPhone 8 allow users to take a screenshot using the Back Tap feature. Here’s how to.
Find the settings app on your home page. Under settings, tap “Accessibility” and then “Touch.” On the “Touch” tab, scroll down until you find the “Back Tap” option and select it.
On the “Back Tap” settings, you can choose either “double tap” or “triple tap.” And then select “Screenshots” on the next menu that pops up to activate the feature.
Double-tap or triple-tap (depending on what you chose) the back of your Apple iPhone 12 to screenshot the content.
Use Assistive Touch feature
Here’s how to use this feature to screenshot your content.
Open the Settings app and navigate to “Accessibility,” then select “Touch” and “Assistive Touch.”
Choose custom actions between “Single Tap,” “Double Tap,” or “Long Press.” Scroll down to select “Screenshot.”
You can screenshot by tapping the Assistive Touch button twice or using the menu.
How to take a long full-page screenshot on Apple iPhone 12?
If you want to capture an entire web page that’s longer than your screen using your Apple iPhone 12, you can follow these steps.
Find the web page you want to capture using Safari browser (this method does not work on Chrome).
Take a screenshot using the button combo method using the volume up and power buttons; a thumbnail will appear on your screen.
Tap on the screenshot and select the “Full page” option to capture the entire web page. You can also crop out any parts you don’t need and save the image.
Once you buy an Apple iPhone 12, you have different alternatives that you can use to take a screenshot. You can go for the traditional button combo method or activate other options on your settings app to make the process easier.
About the Device
Apple iPhone 12 measures 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm (5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 in) and weighs 164 g (5.78 oz). It comes with Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 625 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak), 1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~460 ppi density) display.
The device has Hexa-core (2×3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4×1.8 GHz Icestorm) processor option(s), Apple GPU (4-core graphics) graphic card options(s) and 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM internal memory option(s). Also, equipped with Li-Ion 2815 mAh, non-removable (10.78 Wh) battery.
Apple iPhone 12 is currently available. Released 2020, October 23, and comes in Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple color(s).