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How do I Take Screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy Note® 4?

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.

Using Device Keys

You can capture a screenshot by simultaneously pressing the Home Home key key and the Power/Lock key on your device until a white border flashes around the edges of the screen.

Using Motions and Gestures

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Apps Icon.
  2. Touch Settings Icon Settings.
    Note: It may be necessary to switch the Settings menu to list view by touching Menu > View as > List view.
  3. Touch Motions and gestures .
  4. Touch Palm swipe to capture.
  5. Touch the slider Slider Off to turn Palm swipe to capture on Slider On.
  6. Capture a screenshot by touching the screen with the side of your hand and swiping across from left to right, or vice versa.
    Motion Palm Swipe

Using the S Pen™

Using Air Command™ and your S Pen, you can capture screenshots, add notes or drawings, and save or share the screenshot.

  1. Open Air Command by holding the S Pen about a quarter-inch above the device's screen.
  2. Press the button on your S Pen to open the Air Command panel.
  3. Touch Screen write with your S Pen.
    Air Command Screen Write
  4. Once the screenshot has been captured, you can use the toolbar at the top of the screen to make edits. Touch the icons to access the Draw, Erase, or Crop tools, and touch them again to view the settings for each tool.
    Air Command Pen Settings
  5. Touch to save notes or edits to the Gallery > Screenshots folder. Touch to share the screenshot using one of the available options. Sharing options vary based on applications installed and features turned on.

Air Command is on by default. If it has been turned off, use the following steps to turn it back on:

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .
  2. Touch Settings .
  3. Touch S Pen .
  4. Touch Air command.
  5. Touch the slider Slider Off to turn Air command on Slider 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.
    Notification Panel
  3. You can also quickly DELETE, EDIT, or SHARE the screenshot from the Notification Panel. If necessary, swipe down onScreenshot captured to access these options.
    Notification Panel

To view your screenshots at any time:

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

Screenshot Options

  1. In the Screenshots album, touch the desired screenshot.
    Screen Shot
  2. 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.
  3. Touch More options More options icon for the following options:
    • Edit: Edit the screenshot.
    • More info: View technical information about the screenshot, such as its size.
    • Write on image: Add notes or drawings to the screenshot. Touch the toolbar icons to access the Draw, Erase, or Croptools, and touch them again to view the settings for each tool.
    • Rotate left: Rotate the picture left, counter-clockwise.
    • Rotate right: Rotate the picture right, clockwise.
    • Crop: Crop unwanted areas out of the screenshot.
    • Rename: Rename the screenshot.
    • Slideshow: Start a slideshow of the screenshots in the folder.
    • Add tag: Create tags for your screenshot. When using the Gallery search feature, you can touch the tag name to display all screenshots with that tag.
    • Studio: Edit the screenshot with Photo studio or Video clip studio.
    • Set as: Set the screenshot as a Contact photo, Home screen wallpaper, Lock screen wallpaper, Home and lock screens wallpaper, or Google+™ Photos Wallpaper.
      Note
      : Additional options may be available on your device.
    • 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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