In the beginning of Android, taking a screenshot on a mobile or a tablet was time taking, yet now taking a screenshot is backed into the OS. In this article we give you the different ways to take a screenshot on an Android cell phone or tablet, including the Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC, Nexus 6 and other Android phones and tablets.

For many of the Android phones and tablets, to take a screenshot you basically press and hold the volume lower button and power button at a time. But, there is a problem in this procedure. If you press the power button for much time, your mobile will switch off; if you press the volume-down button for much time and your screenshot may be damaged by an onscreen volume slider. Following a few moments the screen will blaze and a warning will show up in the drop-down bar at the highest point of the screen, giving you choices to delete, share or alter the picture. You can likewise get to the screenshot from your Gallery.

Different mobiles have different methods to take a screen shot, for example,

Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S6: here screenshot can be taken with the swipe of a palm. You can use your whole hand to swipe from right to left to take a screenshot. You can also use the buttons to take a screenshot, which is very faster but your fingers has to be pressed hard. Here you need to press and hold both power button and home button to take a screenshot.

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Screenshot on Sony Xperia Z3+: you need to press the power button and then you get the menu where you can find an option to take a screenshot.

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Screen recorder

Taking a screenshot is common in all devices running Android Lollipop, earlier, Android OS need a phone or tablet rooted and after that a screenshot application has to be installed. Despite the fact that Lollipop has screenshot feature, unless the maker has incorporated an approach to get to the usefulness – as Sony has done – you’ll have to download an application.

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Screenshot on HTC: press and hold the power button and volume lower button at a time.

Screenshot on LG: press and hold the power button and volume lower button at a time.

Screenshot on Motorola: press and hold the power button and volume lower button at a time.

Screenshot on Nexus: press and hold the power button and volume lower button at a time.

Screenshot on Samsung galaxy: press and hold the power button and home button at the same time. This device also has an alternative option to take a screenshot i.e using palm by swiping the screen in setting ->motions and gestures.

Screenshot on Sony Xperia: press and hold the power button and volume lower button at a time. It also has an alternative option i.e tap on the power button and then you will find option to take a screenshot, select it.