How to take a screenshot

Learn the different ways you can take a screenshot using your Galaxy S9 or S9+

Option 1 - Using Smart Select

Option 1 - Using Smart Select

  • Swipe the small white bar found along the right-side of the screen (you may need to swipe twice for Smart Select to appear).
  • Select the shape you would like to use to capture. For example, rectangle.
  • A gridded box will appear on the screen. Use your finger to resize it.
  • Select Done and then Save.
  • You can view your screenshot in Gallery.
Option 2 - Using Palm Swipe

Option 2 - Using Palm Swipe

  • To take a screenshot using Palm Swipe, simply swipe the edge of your hand across the surface of the screen.
  • Your phone will quickly flash and vibrate to confirm a screenshot has been taken.
Option 3 - Using the Volume Down & Power buttons

Option 3 - Using the Volume Down & Power buttons

  • Press and hold the Volume Down and Power button at the same time.
  • You'll hear the sound of a camera shutter and notice a quick flash on the screen.
Option 4 - Using Bixby

Option 4 - Using Bixby

  • Hold down the Bixby button, found on the left side of your phone, or if you have already activated Bixby Voice Activation say “Hi Bixby”.
  • Then say “Take screenshot”.

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