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Taking Screenshots on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-T280)

You can capture screenshots using device keys.

Capture Screenshots

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

It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps.

View Screenshots

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Gallery.

  2. Touch View more and select Albums.

  3. Touch the Screenshots folder.

  4. Touch the desired screenshot.

  5. When viewing the screenshot, the following options are available at the bottom of the screen:

    • Favorite: Set image as your Favorite.  

    • Share: Share the screenshot using one of the available options. Sharing options vary based on applications installed and features turned ON.

    •  Edit: Choose to Crop the photo, edit it using Photo Editor, or add it to a Collage.

    • Delete: Delete the screenshot.

  6. Touch MORE for the following options:

    • Details: View technical information about the screenshot, such as its size.

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

    • Set as contact picture: Set the screenshot as a contact photo.

    • Set as wallpaper: Set the screenshot as wallpaper.

Share a Screenshot

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Gallery.  

  2.  Touch View more and select Albums.

  3. Touch the Screenshots folder.

  4. Touch the desired screenshot.

  5. Touch Share.  

  6. Share the screenshot using one of the available options.  

    Sharing options vary based on apps installed and features turned On.

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