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How to take a screenshot with the Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge


Taking a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S6 or Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge should be familiar to anyone that has used a previous Galaxy device such as an older S series phone or Note device. If that doesn’t jog the memory here’s the lowdown:

So, one more time: to take a screenshot with the Galaxy S6, simply press and hold the power on/off and the home button simultaneously. The process is identical on Galaxy S6 Edge.

The screen will flash to indicate the screenshot is being captured. A shortcut to the newly saved image will appear in the notification tray, or you can access your screenshots at any time through the Galaxy S6’s gallery app.

For more Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge tips and tricks, be sure to visit Android Forums. For even more on both of Samsung’s latest smartphones, check out our article where we detail everything you need to know about the new Galaxy S6.

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  1. Can you also do swipe left to right like in the Note 4?

  2. How do I take a screenshot on my T-Mobile G1?

  3. I hate devices that make you use two hands to screenshot. Volume down and power should be universal

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