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How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy Note® 8.0?

Capture Screenshots

You can capture screenshots by pressing the Home key and the Power/Lock key simultaneously. The screenshot will be copied to the clipboard and saved to the Screenshots folder in Gallery.

Using Motion Gesture

Your device supports a "palm swipe to capture screenshot" gesture.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > Motion > Palm motion.

  2. Touch the slider Off at the top of the screen to turn Motion on.

  3. Mark the checkbox next to Palm swipe to capture to turn palm swipe on. You can now capture a screenshot by touching the screen with the side of your hand and swiping across from left to right, or vice versa.

    The screenshot will be copied to the clipboard and saved to the Screenshots folder in the Gallery.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Take Screenshot

Viewing your Screenshots

  1. To open a screenshot immediately after you capture it, open the Notification panel by swiping your finger from the top of the screen to the bottom, and touch Screenshot captured. To view your screenshots at any time, from the Home screen, touch Apps > Gallery > Screenshots.

  2. Touch the desired screenshot.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Take Screenshot
  3. When viewing the screenshot, the following icons are available at the top of the screen:

    • Change player: Play your media on a nearby compatible DLNA® enabled device.

    • Share via: Share the screenshot with Bluetooth®, Email, Gmail™, or Wi-Fi Direct®.

      Additional sharing options may be available on your device. The options may vary based on applications installed and features you have turned on.

    • Delete: Delete the image file.

    • Camera: Open the Camera application.

  4. Touch Menu for the following options:

    • Edit: Edit the screenshot.

    • Favorite: Add the screenshot to your Favorites album.

    • Slideshow: Start a slideshow of the screenshots in the folder.

    • Photo Frame: Write on the border around the screenshot.

    • Write on image: Make a note on the "back" of the screenshot.

    • Copy to clipboard: Copy the screenshot to the clipboard so it can be pasted into other applications.

    • Print: Print the screenshot to an available printer using a wireless network, Wi-Fi Direct, or a USB cable.

    • Rename: Rename the screenshot.

    • Buddy photo share: Share the screenshot with anyone tagged in it.

    • Crop: Crop unwanted areas out of the screenshot.

    • Set as: Set the screenshot as a Home and lock screens wallpaper, Home screen wallpaper, Lock screen wallpaper, Contact photo, or Google+ Photos Wallpaper.  

    • Details: View information about the screenshot, such as resolution and file type.

    • Settings: View and edit Gallery settings. View accounts available for syncing with the Gallery, and select when syncing should occur. Turn on face and buddy tagging and access Sound & shot settings.

    You can delete, edit, and share screenshots from the Notification Panel.  Touch Screenshot captured with two fingers slightly apart, and swipe down to expand and display all options.

    To automatically edit the screenshot after it is captured, touch Apps > Settings > Display and place a check mark next to Edit after screen capture.

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