Samsung Galaxy S 8 & amp; S7: make screenshot – Here’s how

So far, Samsung has always something handled with the screenshots, unlike the majority of Android device manufacturers. With the removal of the physical Home button on the Samsung Galaxy S 8, the screenshot function is to be triggered again unlike before. How can you make a screen shot with the Samsung Galaxy S8 - but also how it works with the Galaxy S7 and older models - we tell you the following guide.


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  1. So it makes screenshots with the Samsung Galaxy S8
  2. Thus, the screenshots succeed on Galaxy S7 & Co.

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Samsung Galaxy S8: make screenshot - Here&# 8217; s

So far, Samsung always sat on the physical home button of Galaxy devices to create a screenshot of the screen. However, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus these physical button is missing - but that of course does not remove the same and the screenshot function: No, because there are still two different methods, as you create a still image of your screen with the new Galaxy S8 devices can.

1. Shortcut &# 8211; Android standard

Samsung Galaxy S8 ScreenshotIn all Android devices a native screenshot function is integrated with the Galaxy S8 models work here now ordinary default hotkey. Going for it as follows:

  • Climb to the application or on the respective screen, you want to take a screenshot of that.
  • Pushing and keep the following two keys together: Power button and the volume down button.
  • The screenshot created is stored in your Pictures folder under screenshots and is available on the gallery.

2. Screenshot by swiping

Another way to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S8, is already known from older Samsung Smartphons: The screenshot by swiping. For this you proceed as follows:

  1. Take Your hand edge (or, alternatively, the index finger) and submit it to the smartphone so that it covers the entire center of your screen.
  2. Now you wipe the entire edge of the hand to the right of the screen.
  3. The Galaxy S8T should now automatically creates a screenshot of the current screen contents.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 (and older): take screenshot

Who is switched from another Android smartphone on a Galaxy S7 or an older Samsung smartphone, now might wonder why the usual Android screenshot function when Samsung device does not work. Samsung relies on a slightly different combination to an image of the screen with the Galaxy S7 & to produce co.

Two possibilities Galaxy S7 and Samsung's previous models to create screenshots: The Samsung specific key combination and the hand edge gesture. As the two functions are applied, we will explain below:

1. Shortcut &# 8211; Samsung Screenshot

Screenshot Samsung Galaxy S7Samsung still boasts of a physical home button. While many manufacturers have banished the Android navigation on the screen, there are at the various Galaxy devices have a dedicated button and exactly this is also required for the screenshot. So does the following:

  • Climb to the application or on the respective screen, you want to take a screenshot of that.
  • Pushing and keep the following two keys together: Power button and home button.
  • The screenshot created is stored in your Pictures folder under screenshots and is available on the gallery.

2. Screenshot gesture &# 8211; hand edge

Another &# 8211; some getting used to &# 8211; Way to create a screenshot, the hand edge gesture. If you in the&# 8221; movements and gestures&# 8221; settings have enabled the feature for screenshots (see picture) you can create an image of your screen as shown below:

  1. Positioned your hand edge (or a finger) so that it covers the entire center of the screen.
  2. Now wipes with the whole hand to the right of the screen.
  3. The Samsung device should now automatically creates a screenshot of the current screen contents.

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works now&# 8217; s also the screenshots! Which screenshot option uses her in your Galaxy device, or perhaps do you use even an additional app for "screenshoten"? Let us know in the comments!

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