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Just ordered those limited edition sneakers? Take a screenshot of your receipt and tracking number so you know when your new kicks will arrive. A screenshot takes a photo of your screen and saves it to the Gallery. There are a couple different ways to capture screenshots on your tablet, depending on the model you have.

Note: Available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Use tablet keys to capture

Let's get right to it. You can capture a screenshot by pressing and holding the Power and Volume down keys simultaneously until a white border flashes around the edges of the screen.

If your tablet has a physical Home key, you can also press and hold the Power and Home keys simultaneously to capture a screenshot.

Press Power and Volume Down simultaneously to take a screenshot

Palm swipe to capture

An easier way to take a screenshot? Yes, please!

From Settings, search for and select Palm swipe to capture. Then, tap the switch to turn on Palm swipe to capture. Simply swipe your palm across the screen you want to capture. 

Palm swipe to capture settings

View a screenshot

You can view the screenshots you've captured from the Notification panel or Gallery.

To view it immediately after it's been captured, swipe down the Notification panel, and then tap Smart capture notification.

To view it at any time, navigate to Gallery. Select the Albums tab, and then tap Screenshots to view all your screenshots. 

Screenshots album in Gallery

Share a screenshot

If you just cleared that impossible level in a new game, share your victory with friends by sending a screenshot.

To share a screenshot right after you've captured one, swipe down the Notification panel, and then swipe down Samsung capture. Tap Share, and then complete sharing by using one of the available sharing options.

To share it at any time, open the Gallery app. Select the Albums tab, and then tap Screenshots. Touch and hold the screenshot you want to share, and then tap Share. Finish by using one of available sharing options.

Share options on phone

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