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How to Take a Screenshot On Android or iOS Tablet Devices

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Written by Hellen

The guide to take a screenshot on Android or iOS tablet devices are an incredible method to share the home screen, or maybe show a friend and colleague exactly what options they want to have in a specific application, etc.

The simplest way to get ways to take screenshots on your particular device is to search on the Internet by using Google.com, Bing.com and so on. However, you can see the content below to learn the way to take a screenshot with some of the most common tablets.

What is the Screenshot?

Take a Screenshot On Android or iOS Tablet

“Screenshot or screen capture” is the words used to explain the act of taking your computer with whatever displayed on your screen to a graphic file (such as .png, .jpg, .gif,…). Screenshots may be taken using different software and using a particular keyboard.

Nowadays, taking screenshots on a smartphone or tablet can be different, and it depends on the platform which devices used. The popular platform such as iOS, Android.

For iOS (iPad Air, iPad Pro, iPad Mini)

Step 1: You need to find the Home and Sleep/Wake keys. The Home key is below your iPad’s screen in the middle of the lower bar and the Sleep/Wake key is located in the upper right corner of the iPad.

Step 2: To take a screenshot on iPad, just hold down the Home key and the Sleep key simultaneously.

ipad screenshot

The screen capture will be saved to your Photos automatically.

Step 3: Find the screenshot in your Photos app and share to the Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat or wherever you need.

Take a Screenshot On Android or iOS Tablet

More: You also take a screenshot on iPad by using ASSISTIVETOUCH.

For Android (Nexus, Sony, Dell, Asus, Samsung,…)

1. On the Nexus Tablet

nexus 7 screenshot

To take a screenshot on this device, you need to press and hold Volume down and Power keys at the same time.

Then, you will hear a shutter sound, and the screen will appear an animation such as flash white shortly. Then, the screenshot has been saved on in the Gallery app.

2. On the Asus FondPad Tablet

Method 1: Press and hold the Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time for 1 – 2 seconds.

Take a Screenshot On Android or iOS Tablet

Method 2: Go to Settings >> Asus Customized setting >> Check the box at Screenshot – Capture screenshot by holding the Recent Apps Key.

screenshot Asus

Then, you can tap and hold the Recent Apps Key on your screen for 1 -2 second to take a screenshot on Asus devices. Now, you can see the screenshot from the Gallery app.

MeMO Pad 7 Asus

If you don’t make sure, check out the video tutorial below:

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3. On the Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet

Method 1: Press and hold the POWER and the HOME keys at the same time for 1 – 2 seconds. If the screenshot still is not taken, please try again.

Method 2: You can use Palm motion feature to take a screenshot. To switch off and on this feature, at the Home screen, tap on Tap on Settings >> Tap on Controls >> Tap on it to turn Palm Motion on. And then, you can see the image below to know the way to take a screenshot by using Palm motion.

Palm motion

You can now see the screenshot from Apps >> Tap on Gallery Apps >> Tap on Screenshots.

4. On the Amazon Fire HD tablet

First, you need to locate the Volume Down and Power key on your Kindle Fire HD. If you don’t see them, see the photo below. Then, hold down the Volume Down and Power key simultaneously. You will hear a camera shutter sound or the screen will appear a flash notification.

Your screenshot has been taken and you can go to Photos app >> Screenshots folder. In there you are going to see the screenshot you have just taken!

5. On the Dell Venue tablet

You need to press and hold the Volume Down and the Power button simultaneously. When you press keys the right way, you’ll listen to an audible noise, and the screen will flash momentarily. Now the screenshot has been saved on in the Gallery app.

Note: The tip is the same time and holding long enough!

6. On the Verizon Ellipsis™ 8 tablet

To take a screenshot, hold down the Power and Volume down keys at the same time until the screen appears to flash for a moment then release. To see the screenshot which you have just taken, go to the Home Screen >> Tap on Gallery >> Tap on Screenshots.

7. Sony Tablets

You can take pictures of any screen on your tablet such as a screenshot. Press and hold down the Power key and Volume Down key simultaneously. At once, you can hear a sound, and the screen will flash then release the keys.

screenshot tablet sony

Screenshots you take will be automatically saved in Photos app.

8. On Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet

Method 1: The simplest way to screen capture on the Surface by using the keys. Just hold down the Window and Volume Down button at the same time. Then, the photo is automatically saved in the Screenshots folder of the Pictures library.

surface pro 3 screenshot

Method 2: You can use the Snipping Tool to take a screenshot quickly. If you don’t make sure, let’s go to this page.

surface pro 3 pen

Method 3: You can also double-press the Top button on your Surface Pen, then drag the area which you want to capture and your selection will be opened in a new window in OneNote when you lift the pen.

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