If you want to take a screenshot on tablet, this tutorial will aid you in doing so. In the past, you had to install a third-party app to allow you take screenshot on your Android device, but with the upgrade done on Android OS, this feature now comes with it right out of the box.
So without wasting time, we will quickly learn the methods to take a screenshot on tablets. Before that, what is your take on tabets vs e-readers? I talked about this hot debate and you should check it out.
Alright, let us begin this tutorial properly.
Take A Screenshot On Tablet – Solved
Firstly, if you use an Android below version 3, you would need to download an app to get the process started. My take would easily be the Screen Grabber, you can quickly get it on Google Play.
Users with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich up top 4.2 Jelly Bean can take a screenshot on tablet by holding down the Power and Volume Down buttons simultaneously until you hear a shutter sound.
If you Android 4.3 Jelly Bean up to 5.1.1 Lollipop, you only need to hold down the Power and Home buttons together until you hear a shutter sound.
Hint: If you press and hold the Power button too early, you might get a prompt to turn off your device. If you also press the Volume Down button too soon, you might get a volume slider on your screenshot. You have to discrete doing it, but you will get used to in as soon as you take more screenshots.
Take A Screenshot On Tablet – Gesture Controls
If you own the Samsung Galaxy S6, you can also take screenshots by simply swiping your palms. To get this started, you will need to enable this feature on Settings > Motions and Gestures > Palm Swipe to capture.
Take A Screenshot On Xperia Z3+
If you are one of those users who own the infamous Xperia Z3+, pressing the Power button will reveal the option to “Take screenshot” or Record screen”
That’s it. If you own an Android device and you are experiencing difficulty, you can put it on the comment area. It will surely get the needed attention.
Now that you know how to take a screenshot on tablet, how about recording a screencast? There will be an update to this guide where the resources would append.