The built-in Galaxy S20 screenshot toolbar can also further help you take screenshots for elongated pages automatically, edit, and share the captured screenshots efficiently.
This Galaxy S20 guide shows you the 4 easy ways to take a screenshot on Galaxy S20 without using any third-party apps and explains how to use the screenshot toolbar to take a screenshot for scrollable pages, edit, share, and add tags to the captured screenshot.
This guide applies to Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and S20 Ultra, although we use Galaxy S20 in the text.
4 easy ways to take a screenshot on Galaxy S20
Taking screenshots on Galaxy S20 is not only easy but also fun. There are a few different ways to take a screenshot on Galaxy S20 without using any third-party apps.
In this guide, I will show you the four easiest ways to take screenshots on Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra.
Hardware key method (Side key + volume down key)
In all Android devices, the built-in method of taking a screenshot is holding the power key and volume down key simultaneously.
On Galaxy S20, the Side key replaces the traditional power key.
So, the corresponding method of taking a screenshot on Galaxy S20 is to hold the Side key and volume down key simultaneously, as illustrated below (you may check Galaxy S20 layout on the location of the side key and volume key).
The only requirement is to hold the two keys simultaneously. It needs some practice if you are new to this method:
- If you get the volume adjustment bar, it means you press the Side key too late.
- If you get the power button option (power-off menu), then it means you press the volume down button too late.
Anyway, you may try to hold the Side key slightly earlier than the volume down key.
Palm Swipe to capture
The funniest way to take a screenshot on Galaxy S20 is to swipe your palm over the screen, as illustrated below.
This method is a bit tricky. Your palm should “slightly” touch the screen.
If the palm is too far from the screen, then swipe will not be registered. If it touches the screen too hard, then the swipe may be registered as a touchscreen gesture or navigation gesture.… Read the rest