Taking a screenshot is a fun way to save something that show up in your screen. It can be anything from picture, record of a conversation with your friend and so much more. Basically anything that show up in the screen of your phone can be captured, saved and later, share it with other people.
Back then, taking a screenshot require third party application because it is not available by default. In most cases, people need to jailbreak their phone first, before they can install the specific app for this task. But now, every smartphone and tablet has put this feature as part of their standard features, so everyone can do it easily.
As for Samsung Galaxy S7 itself, taking screenshot is also very possible. The only differences laid on the method that was used to take the screenshot. In most Android smartphone, taking a screenshot can be done by press and hold Power button and Volume Down button. But for Samsung, it requires a different approach.
Take a Screenshot on Galaxy S7 Using Device Keys
If you have a Samsung Galaxy S7 and you want to know how to take a screenshot with this device, then follow these steps:
- Press and hold Home button and Power button in the same time for 1–2 seconds
- It will show the animation screen and in most cases, vibrate alert as the sign that you had successfully take a screenshot.
Take a Screenshot on Galaxy S7 Using Palm Swipe
Another way to take a screenshot on Samsung phone is using Palm Swipe feature. This feature is usually activated by default, to ensure it you can go to “Settings” and then tap “DEVICE” tab. Scroll to and tap “Advanced features“, tap “Palm swipe to capture” and tap the slider to turn the feature ON.
You can take a screenshot using Palm Swipe feature by touching the Galaxy S7 screen with the side of your hand and swiping across from left to right, or vice versa.
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How to Take a Full Screen Screenshot on Galaxy S7
You can take a screenshot of the full page or full screen on Galaxy S7. This is very useful when you want to take a screenshot of a web page or chat conversation.
To perform fullscreen screenshots, start by taking a screenshot as usual, using keys combination or Palm Swipe feature. Shortly after after the screenshot is captured, the “Smart capture” options display at the bottom of the screen. Tap “Capture more” to automatically scroll down and capture additional screenshots until the whole page is captured.
The screenshot that you take will be saved in Gallery application on your device. You can access it by open the Gallery app and find Screenshot folder. If you use file explorer app, then you can find it under Pictures options, where you can copy or move it to your PC or other storage device you have in mind.
Now you already know how to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S7, where you can do it anytime, anywhere and don’t forget to share it with other people.