How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

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Samsung has recently launched a series of its new high end smartphones in the market. Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus are the most popular smartphones at the present technology period. The phones are getting more popular day by day as these phones are packed with all innovative features to explore the world of technology.

 

If you are a proud owner of Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone and looking for a way to take a Screenshot from this smartphone, we are here with all the possible ways with which you can take a quick Screenshot on your Galaxy S8 duos. Since, these are the latest technology smartphones, they allow you to take Screenshots with a number of different ways. Here, we have enlisted all the ways to take a Screenshot on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones, do follow the list now!

How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus with Buttons

Step 1 :

Make sure to open the right screen on your Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus smartphone to take a Screenshot of it.

Step 2 :

Now, press and hold the Power Key and Standby Key simultaneously for up to 2 to 3 seconds.

Step 3 :

A screenshot will be captured a it will be seen as a flash and taken to the notification panel.

In order to view the Screenshot, just drag down the notification panel and tap on to the Screenshot to view it instantly. Alternatively, you can even go to the Screenshots folder from the Gallery app from where you can see all the screenshots taken by your phone.

Screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus with Palm Swipe

Highly advanced smartphones allow users to take screenshot with palm swipe or we can say by gesture. There’s a feature called Palm Swipe available on such phones with which one can control a variety of things just by swiping on the display. You can take a Screenshot with that as well. Follow the below given steps now.

Step 1 :

Go to the Settings menu and then select Advanced features option.

Step 2 :

Now, select the Palm Swipe to capture option and make sure it is turned on.

Step 3 :

After enabling this feature, you just need to swipe your hand on to the display. You can either Swipe Right or Left on the display. The feature will work both the ways.

Step 4 :

The Screen will be captured and taken to the notifications panel.



In order to view this Screenshot, you just need to scroll down the notification panel and select the Screenshot from there. You can head over to the Screenshots folder from the Gallery app to view it.

Screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus with Smart Capture

Smart Capture is one of the best features available on Samsung allowing users to instantly access the Screenshot from the phone. Let’s see how you can make use of this feature from here.

Step 1 :

Make sure to first enable this feature on your Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus smartphone. To do so, go to the Settings Menu and then select Advanced features. Select Smart Capture option and turn it on.

Step 2 :

Now, when you capture a Screenshot using either Buttons or Gesture, an additional options will be presented at the end of the same page with banner. From here you can edit the screenshot, can crop it or can instantly share it with friends.

Step 3 :

Scroll capture option allows you to take screenshot of the long webpages as well so you can capture the entire webpage as a Screenshot with the help of this feature.

Screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus with Smart Select

Smart Select is one more additional feature to your Screenshots that you capture using any of the above techniques. Following steps will guide you to capture the informative part of the screenshot.

Step 1 :

First you have to enable this Edge Panel feature on your device. You can enable this feature by following below given path on your phone.

Go to : Settings >> Display > Edge screen > Edge panels

Step 2 :

From the Edge panels menu, you can enable edge screen or smart edge selection option.

Step 3 :

Open the screen on your device to capture as a screenshot.



Step 4 :

Now, open the edge panel to select by swiping on the edge of the phone.

Step 5 :

You would be presented a smart select menu on the page. You can choose the size of the screen from rectangle, circle or best of all, create a gif options.

Step 6 :

You can select any option from the above ones and the screen will be presented to you at the next moment. You can select the area of the screenshot according to the selected option.



So folks, this is how you can capture or can take a Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone. Since some of the features are very advance, you have to practice them for a few times to get used to it.

What’s your take on this? Did you like how these features work on your phone? Do you know any other way to take a screenshot on the S8? Let us know in the comments section given below this post. For more such updates, stay tuned with us!