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How do I Take Screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4?

A screenshot is a snapshot of your device screen that is saved as a photo. 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.

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 on your device until a white border flashes around the edges of the screen.

Capture using a 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.

Turn On Palm Swipe to Capture

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch Motions.

    It may be necessary to touch the DEVICE tab and then touch Motions.

  4. Touch Palm swipe to capture.
  5. Touch the slider to turn Palm swipe to capture on.

View a Screenshot

To view a screenshot immediately after you capture it:

  1. Open the Notification Panel by swiping from the top of the screen to the bottom.
  2. Touch Screenshot captured to open the screenshot.
  3. You can also quickly DELETE, EDIT, or SHARE the screenshot from the Notification Panel. If necessary, swipe down on Screenshot captured to access these options.

To view your screenshots at any time:

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Gallery.
  3. Touch the three lines and select Album.
  4. Touch Screenshots.
  5. Touch the desired screenshot.

Share a Screenshot

From the Notification Panel

  1. Open the Notification Panel by swiping from the top of the screen to the bottom.
  2. Swipe down on Screenshot captured and touch SHARE.
  3. Share the screenshot using one of the available options. Sharing options vary based on applications installed and features turned on.

From the Gallery

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Gallery.
  3. Touch the three lines and select Album.
  4. Touch Screenshots.
  5. Touch the desired screenshot.
  6. Touch Share at the top of the screen.
  7. Share the screenshot using one of the available options. Sharing options vary based on applications installed and features turned on.

Screenshot Options

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Gallery.
  3. Touch the three lines and select Album.
  4. Touch Screenshots.
  5. Touch the desired screenshot.
  6. When viewing the screenshot, the following icons are available at the top of the screen:
    • Change player: View the screenshot on a nearby compatible DLNA enabled device.
    • Share via: Share the screenshot using one of the available options. Sharing options vary based on applications installed and features turned on.
    • Delete: Delete the screenshot.
    • Camera: Open the Camera application.

  7. Touch More options for the following options:
    • Edit: Edit the screenshot.
    • More info: View technical information about the screenshot, such as its size.
    • Copy to clipboard: Copy the screenshot to the device clipboard for pasting into other applications.
    • Studio: Edit the screenshot with Photo studio or Video clip studio.
    • Crop: Crop unwanted areas out of the screenshot.
    • Rename: Rename the screenshot.
    • Slideshow: Start a slideshow of the screenshots in the folder.
    • Set as: Set the screenshot as a Contact photo, Home and lock screens wallpaper, Home screen wallpaper, Lock screen wallpaper, or Google+ Photos Wallpaper.
    • Print: Print the screenshot to an available printer using a wireless network, Wi-Fi Direct, or a USB cable.
    • Settings: View and edit Gallery settings. View accounts available for syncing with the Gallery, and select when syncing should occur. Turn on face tagging.

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