How to take Screenshots on iPhone 11

The iPhone 11 is a unique phone in the sense that it brought about the Face ID and gesture-based dependent navigation. Though some people say they miss the home button.

But if you think about it objectively, you see that there’s nothing really there to miss about the home button on the iPhone 11 until you are about to take screenshots because it is now a lot different from older iPhone products like the iPhone 6, the iPhone 7 or the iPhone 8.

If you’d ask me, I’ll say that this is a beautiful improvement, and there’s nothing to panic about as in this article, I will give you a step-by-step guide on how you can effectively take screenshots with your iPhone 11 without worrying about anything.

How to take screenshots on iPhone 11

Why must you take screenshots with your iPhone 11?

In my opinion, I think taking pictures is a beautiful thing, but taking screenshots is a more beautiful thing, especially when you do it with an iPhone 11.

When you take a screenshot with iPhone 11, you’re sure that you’re going to get the best quality of the shots you take, and at the same time, there’s no limit to the kind and number of images you could get.

You can take a screenshot on your iPhone 11 when you see a movie, and there’s this scene you want to see again; you can go ahead and screenshot it. This applies to almost every other phone and has been considered as one of the best features the mobile phone has ever had.

You can take a screenshot of important information, like payment proof or an important message sent on the phone.

How to take screenshots on iPhone 11

Taking screenshots is one of the features on your phone that you can not misuse, in the sense that you can take as many screenshots as possible.

So this is the point where I show you how to sequentially take screenshots with your phone without experiencing any morass or restrictions.

Volume up and side bottom are one of the easiest ways to take screenshots, but there is a trick to this; it’s not something you do anyhow.

When you want to take screenshots using the side button and the volume up button, you need to press the side button and volume up button simultaneously; it must be done at the same time. Immediately you let go of these buttons a screenshot will be taken, and you are good to go.

Edit Screenshot on iPhone 11

When you take your screenshot using your volume up and side button, you heard the usual camera shutter sound this shows that your screenshot has been taken if you don’t want to be hearing this sound you can mute your iPhone 11. 

After you have successfully taken your screenshots, you will see an option that says annotate. When you tap on this option, you can start to edit your screenshot. This means that you can successfully crop your image or apply any other type of edit available.

Share iPhone 11 Screenshot.

The beautiful thing about this screenshot of a thing is the fact that there’s no limit to what you can do with the image after you might have taken this screenshot. You can tap and hold on the image preview to quickly move to the share page, and share it to any platform of your choice.

iPhone 11 Screenshot with Assistive Touch

Now I’m gradually taking you to the advanced level of this lesson. I know perhaps you would want to be able to take your screenshot with just one hand without having to use your two hands. It is possible. You need to do a few things, though. You must enable your assistive touch to customize the top-level menu and then take screenshots with the assistive touch.

Activate your Assistive Touch

There is an easy way to do this. Assistive touch option can be enabled by going to the settings, then to the general, then select the accessibility, and you will see the assistive touch option, enable it by clicking on the bottom.

You will see a button that will be added to your screen; this button would be almost transparent. That is your assistive touch button.

Activate your Assistive Touch

Customize your top-level menu

At this point, you need to select the customize top-level menu (it has a star) then select the screenshot from the list of options. This will make the screenshot button to be automatically added to the assistive touch menu. There are other default icons on the menu which you can replace with the screenshot button when you tap on any of them.

Customize your top-level menu

Now it’s time to take your screenshot with assistive touch.

Now that we’ve gone all through all this process to activate the assistive touch and added the screenshot option to it, we can now be able to proceed with taking a screenshot with it at any point in time just by tapping on it and following it up with the screenshot button.


These processes are the best and easiest ways to take a screenshot with your iPhone 11. Some of you may be asking how to view your screenshots. You can find the screenshots in the screenshot album when you open your photo app.

This folder is automatically created when you take your first screenshot, and subsequently, every other screenshot you take will be saved in that particular folder, so you can always check the screenshot album in the photo app to always view your screenshots list.

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