Galaxy A5: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy A5?

Last Update Date : Apr 12. 2018

Screenshots

There are several ways to capture screenshots on your device. Screenshots will be copied to the clipboard and saved to the Screenshots folder in the Gallery.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Capture Using Device Keys

You can capture a screenshot by simultaneously pressing the Home key and the Power/Lock key for 1–2 seconds.

Galaxy A5: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy A5?

Capture Using Palm Swipe

Capture a screenshot by touching the screen with the side of your hand and swiping across from left to right, or vice versa.

Galaxy A5: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy A5?

This feature is on by default, but if it has been turned off, you can follow the instructions to turn it back on.

1 From the Home screen, touch Applis.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll to and touch Motions and gestures under the Device tab.
Galaxy A5: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
4 Touch Palm swipe to capture.
Galaxy A5: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
5 Touch the slider to turn Palm swipe to capture on.
Galaxy A5: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy A5?

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