Introduction: Screen capture (screenshot) and screen record are frequently used features when you want to “share” or show your screen to others. You can also edit the screenshots and screen recordings before saving or sharing.

Screen capture

Capture a screenshot while using the device and write on, draw on, crop, or share the captured screen. You can capture the current screen and scrollable area.

How to capture a screenshot

Use the following methods to capture a screenshot. You can check the captured screenshots in Gallery.

Method 1) Key capture: Press the Side key and the Volume Down key simultaneously.

Method 2) Swipe capture: With the edge of your hand, swipe your hand to the left or right across the screen.

Note to Galaxy S23 owners:
  • It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps and features.
  • If capturing a screenshot by swiping is not turned on, open Settings, tap Advanced features → Motions and gestures, and then tap the Palm swipe to capture switch to turn it on.

After capturing a screenshot, use the following options on the toolbar at the bottom of the screen:

screenshot edit toolbar
  • Untitled  : Capture the current content and the hidden content on an elongated page, such as a webpage. When you tap Untitled , the screen will automatically scroll down and more content will be captured.
  • : Write or draw on the screenshot or crop a portion from the screenshot. You can check the cropped area in Gallery.
  • add tags to screenshot: Add tags to the screenshot. To search for screenshots by tag, tap Untitled in Gallery. You can access the tags list and search for the screenshot you want.
  • share the screenshot : Share the screenshot with others.

Note to Galaxy S23 owners:If the options are not visible on the captured screen, open Settings, tap Advanced features → Screenshots and screen recorder, and then tap the Show toolbar after capturing switch to turn it on.

Screen record

Record the screen while using your device.

  1. Open the notification panel, swipe downwards, and then tap Untitled (Screen recorder).
  2. Select a sound setting and tap Start recording. After a countdown, recording will start.
    • To write or draw on the screen, tap Untitled.
    • To show the S Pen pointer on the screen, tap Untitled. You can use this feature only when the S Pen is detached from the device. (Galaxy S23 Ultra)
    • To record the screen with a video overlay of yourself, tap Untitled.
  3. When you are finished recording the video, tap Untitled

    You can check the video in Gallery.

Note to Galaxy S23 owners:To change the screen recorder settings, open Settings and tap Advanced features → Screenshots and screen recorder.

Other Galaxy S23 Online User Manual pages

Pages also in this part:

List of all pages of Galaxy S23 Online User Manual:

You may check other Galaxy S23 guides organized in the following 4 sections.

  • Galaxy S23 new features guides. Galaxy S23 new features guides explain the new features of Galaxy S23 and show you how to use them.
  • Galaxy S23 how-to guides. Galaxy S23 how-to guides show you how to use and customize Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra to meet your needs.
  • Galaxy S23 camera guides. Galaxy S23 camera guides show you how to use Galaxy S23 camera features to shoot the best photos and videos with the top-notch camera system in Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra.
  • Galaxy S23 accessories guides. Galaxy S23 accessories guides explore useful Galaxy S23 accessories and show you how to use them to protect your phone or increase your productivity (or fun).

Besides, you can read and download (in PDF format) the official Galaxy S23 user manual.

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