Taking screenshots on smart devices is one of the few features you cannot run away from either using the direct steps or short cut to screenshot your device’s screen. This is applicable to all smartphones and laptops such as Samsung, Apple, Lenovo, and Dell among others.
However, the feature will be useless if you don’t know how to use it. Therefore, we are dedicating this article to all Samsung Galaxy A12 users.
So, if you have the Galaxy A12 by Samsung and would love to know how you can take a screenshot on the device here is a guide for you. In this guide, you will learn how to screenshots on Galaxy A12.
How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A12 is quite simple as you do not need to install a 3rd-party app. The Galaxy A12 has an inbuilt app to take screenshots on the smartphone and store it in the phone storage.
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Although, you can use both the Samsung Galaxy A12 screenshots app with a 3rd-party app on the device. But, since they both perform the same function there is practically no reason to install another app to help you screenshot your Galaxy A12 screen.
Note: How to take a screenshot on Galaxy A12 is different from how to record Galaxy A12 screen. But, both can be done without using or downloading another app to help complete the task on your Samsung Galaxy A12 phone.
How to Screenshots on Galaxy A12
We will discuss two different methods on how you can take a screenshot of your Samsung Galaxy A12 in this article. If the first method didn’t work for you; you can try the second method. But both methods were tested and confirmed before we come up with this article to teach you how to take a screenshot on Galaxy 12.
How to Screenshot on a Galaxy A12 using Short Cut
The easiest method to take a screenshot on your Galaxy A12 is probably using the shortcut button. It’s fast and it’s what most people are used to. So, we will consider how you can press a few buttons together on your Samsung Galaxy A12 to take its screenshot.
- Go to the screen or webpage that you want to screenshot.
- Press the power button + volume (up or down) at the same time.
- You will hear a click sound [if not mute] to confirm that you have successfully taken your phone screenshot.
Note: You may need to first try the “power button + volume down.” If it didn’t work, then you should try “power button + volume up.”
How to take Screenshots on Galaxy A12 using Gesture
It’s fun if you can just wave on your phone to screen a screenshot on it without pressing any key or sending a voice command. So, here we will take a look at how you can wave your hand over your Samsung Galaxy A12 screen to take a screenshot using the phone’s inbuilt gesture feature.
Note: You need to activate your Samsung Galaxy A12 gesture feature before you can take screenshots on the device by waving your hands.
- Go to your Galaxy A12 settings.
- Choose “Advanced Functions.”
- Activate “Move Palm to Capture.”
- Go back to the screen to screenshot and move your palm over it to capture.
This will screenshot the screen and save the screenshot in your phone gallery.
Where to Access Screenshots on Samsung Galaxy A12
Your Galaxy smartphone saved pictures and screenshots on the phone app gallery or other 3rd-party apps that you are using. But if you are not using a 3rd-party app as your phone gallery, all screenshots will be accessible via your phone gallery where you can crop, edit, and save.
Follow the direction below to access your screenshots.
- Open the Gallery app
- Select Albums tab
- Tap Screenshots.
When you talk about how to screenshots on Galaxy A12 it’s not something hard to do. But; it’s not advisable to keep screenshots of valuable information on your device if other people can access it.