If you own or are looking to buy this Android phone, you need to know the features and new changes that are different from other models. But how do you take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S8 Active? Is it any different? Here are the different options you can use to take a screenshot.
How to Take a Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Using Buttons Combo?
Like other Android phones, this Samsung device allows you to take screenshots using the button combo. Here is how to.
Step 1. Find the content you want to capture.
Step 2. Quick press the power and volume down button simultaneously.
Or if your phone has home button, quick press the power and home buttons simultaneously.
Step 3. The device takes the screenshot automatically and displays a launcher on the screen with options to share or save.
Avoid long-pressing the buttons because this will display the power controls menu.
Still unsure how to take a screenshot? Follow this video guide:
Where to find a screenshot once it is taken?
Once your screenshot is taken, here is where to find it.
Navigate to the gallery app on your phone. Screenshots are saved together with all the photos.
Tap on the “Screenshots” album on the gallery and choose the image you need.
Few Ways to Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S8 Active if Buttons Are Not Working
If your buttons are not working, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active comes with more options you can use to take a screenshot. Have a look at some of them.
Use palm swipe
This is how this feature works.
Swipe to settings, tap “advanced features,”” and select motions and gestures. Under “”motions and gestures,”” tap the “”Palm swipe to capture”” setting to turn the feature on.
Swipe your hand left or right across the display screen.
The screenshot will be captured, and you will get notified via vibration, screen flash, or a notification that the picture was added to your gallery.
Use voice assistant
You can get your screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active by using your voice assistant. You will not need to activate any settings on your Android device. Follow these steps.
Open your Google Assistant.
Say, “”Take A Screenshot.””
Your phone will capture the screenshot, and you can choose to share it to another app or social media.
Use a third-party app
Another alternative you can use is third-party apps such as Screenshot Easy or Screen Master. You can easily download these apps from Google Play. Here is how to use them.
Open the app.
Enable the floating button or “shake to take screenshots” feature.
Go back to the page you want to capture and take the screenshot.
How to Take a Long Full Page Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S8 Active?
Sometimes you might want to take a screenshot of a long article or image on a website that is longer than your screen. Here is how you can do it.
Head to your settings and turn on the “Scroll capture” feature.
Quick press the power and volume down buttons simultaneously.
Tap the scroll capture icon (marked by downward arrows) to include all the content on a full page.
Taking a screenshot with a Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is pretty easy. Apart from the standard buttons combo used on most Android devices, there are other alternatives for this phone.
About the Device
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active measures 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in) and weighs 208.1 g (7.34 oz). It comes with Super AMOLED, HDR10, 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~568 ppi density) display.
The device has Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) processor option(s), Adreno 540 graphic card options(s) and 64GB 4GB RAM internal memory option(s). Also, equipped with Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable battery.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is currently available. Released 2017, August, and comes in Meteor Gray, Tungsten Gold color(s).