Tips and Tricks

How To Take A Screenshot On Samsung Galaxy S5


Samsung Galaxy S5 Has Been Launched Worldwide , giving mobile lovers the chance to finally lay their hands on this device. While this phone sports some really nice features , there are some things we don’t really know how to do with this device ; One Of which is how to take a simple screen shot.. Although android geeks might already know this tip , newbies who have Galaxy S5 as their first galaxy device or who just ported from ios or windows to android platform will definately find this useful.

Screenshots are an easy way to save things. You might come across a funny facebook status , an email or a funny tweet and you wish to save it , taking screenshots saves you the stress.

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How To Screenshot On Galaxy S5

Basically , there are two methods I know this can be achieved.. The first method is ridiculously easy! . To take a screenshot , all All you’ll need to do is simply push and hold both the power button home button at the same time. Briefly push and hold both buttons and let go, and you’ll see and hear the screenshot capture.. You can then access the screen shot from your gallery and share with your friends if you wish.. Its That Easy!!

The Second method is also easy but only few people know it.. A simple swipe of the edge of your hand across the
entire display will also capture a screenshot. Am sure you’ve done this accidentally but you don’t know that you’ve taken a screenshot..To take a scr Screen shot with this method , gently slide your your palm across your screen within 5 seconds.. Still don’t understand? , this image below will give you a clearer explanation.

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How To Take A Screenshot On Samsung Galaxy S5 2

However , if you’re taking too many screenshots accidentally or you just don’t want to use the palm-swipe method here’s how to turn it off.

Navigate to Settings > scroll down to Motion > choose Motions & gestures > Palm Swipe to capture > and toggle the on/off button.

To Turn It On Later , also repeat the same method.

That’s it!! I hope you’ve learnt something new today. Do you have a new method on how to screen shot? , kindly share it with us below using the comment box.

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