Update: you can also use these 3 methods to take screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition. The methods works on all Galaxy Note family products.
Update 2: for Galaxy Note 4, the S pen method does not work. Please check this guide on how to take a screenshot on Galaxy Note 4.
Update 3: Galaxy Note 5 introduced a few nice features to make it even easier to take screenshot on Galaxy Note 5. You can even take screenshot that covers multiple screens. Please follow this guide to take screenshot on Galaxy Note 5.
Update 4: If you want to use the scroll capture feature (one screenshot covering multiple screens) in Galaxy Note 5, please follow this scroll capture guide.
yes, there are a lot of screenshot apps in the
Android market (Play Store). But do you know you do not need any of them in your Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Note 8.0 to take a screenshot? The following 3 methods are also applicable for Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition.
With Galaxy Note, you have three different ways to take screenshot.
Method 1: use S pen
Holding the S pen button, then tap and hold to the screen. This is unique to Galaxy note. Other two methods apply to Galaxy S II and a few other Galaxy models. But this method need S pen, so it is exclusive to Galaxy Note. The best thing about this method is that after the screenshot is captured, you are prompt to edit this screenshot (as you are holding S Pen now). Quite smart design!
Method 2: use Home Key + Power Key
Tapping and holding Home key and the Power/Lock key simultaneously. In the practical operation, you can press and hold the Home key first, then quickly press the Power key. This method is mentioned in the Galaxy SII’s manual, but not in Galaxy Note’s manual. But anyway, it works. Actually it works on most Samsung Android phones.
This method does not work on …
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