Galaxy S7: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

Last Update Date : Apr 05. 2018

Screenshots

A screenshot is a snapshot of your device's screen that is saved as a photo. There are several ways to capture screenshots on your device. Screenshots are automatically saved to the Screenshots folder in the Gallery, as well as to the clipboard.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Capature Using Device Keys

You can capture a screenshot by simultaneously pressing the Home key and the Power/Lock key for 1–2 seconds.

Galaxy S7: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

Capture Using 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.

Galaxy S7: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

Palm swipe to capture is on by default, but if it has been turned off, you can follow the instructions to turn it back on.

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll to and touch Advanced features.
Galaxy S7: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
4 Touch Palm swipe to capture, and touch the slider Curseur Off to turn the feature on Curseur On, if required.
Galaxy S7: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
Galaxy S7: How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

Screen Capture Features

For a few seconds after the screenshot is captured, the Smart capture options display at the bottom of the screen:

Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

• Capture more: If the screen you are capturing has additional content when you scroll down (such as webpages or text conversations), touch Capture more to automatically scroll down and capture additional screenshots until the whole page is captured.

 

• Share: Touch to share the screenshot using one of the available options. Sharing options vary based on applications installed and features turned on. Swipe to the left to reveal more sharing options.

 

• Crop: Touch to crop the screenshot down to a portion of the screen.

 

Smart capture is turned on by default. Follow the steps below to turn it off:

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll to and touch Advanced features .
4 Touch Smart capture, and touch the slider Curseur Off to turn the feature on Curseur On, if required.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

View a Screenshot

To view a screenshot immediately after you capture it:

1 Swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to open the Notification Panel.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
2 Touch Screenshot captured to open the screenshot in the Gallery application.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
3 You can also quickly SHARE, EDIT, or DELETE the screenshot from the Notification Panel.

Note: You may have to swipe down on the notification to see these options.

To view your screenshots at any time:

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps .
2 Touch Gallery.
3 Scroll to and touch Advanced features.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
4 Touch the Screenshots album.
5 Touch the desired screenshot.

Share a screenshot

From the Notification Panel

1 Swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to open the Notification Panel.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
2 From the Screenshot captured notification, touch SHARE.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

Note: You may have to swipe down on the notification to see the SHARE option.

3 Share the screenshot using one of the available options. Sharing options vary based on applications installed and features turned on.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

Note: Swipe to the left to reveal more sharing options.

From the Gallery

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Gallery.
3 Touch and select Albums.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
4 Touch the Screenshots album.
5 Touch the desired screenshot.
6 Touch Share.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
7 Share the screenshot using one of the available options. Sharing options vary based on applications installed and features turned on.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

Note: Swipe to the left to reveal more sharing options.

Screenshot Options

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Gallery.
3 Touch and select Albums.
Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
4 Touch the Screenshots album.
5 Touch the desired screenshot.

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

Galaxy S7:How do I take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

• Auto adjust: Automatically optimizes the photo, including color, contrast, and composition.

 

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

 

• Edit: Open the photo in Photo Editor, where you can rotate the photo, adjust colors, add effects, embellish, and more.

 

• Delete: Delete the screenshot.

 

The following options are available at the top of the screen:

 

• : Mark the screenshot as a favorite.

 

• MORE: Access 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.

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