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How to take a screenshot with an Android device?

Is there a way to take a screenshot of an Android device and save it as an image file?
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My screen got broken, how to see on the computer what I'm doing in my device?

My Android device screen got broken and I can't see what I'm doing. That's the only wrong thing with my device, the rest is apparently working OK. Is there any way to send my device screen to my ...
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Android Software or Device to present Application on Screen

Well this is something that came to my mind, Does anyone know if there is a Device or a cable that i can plug to a DataShow so it is possible to present an Android Application live and fullscreen, ...
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Change default storage location of Screenshots

I have been able to change the storage options for the camera (e.g. from internal storage to external SD). However, I have no idea how to change that setting, or even control in which format the ...
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How can I take on-device screenshots of “secure” apps?

As per this Stack Overflow answer, Android apps using FLAG_SECURE in their activities are protected from screenshots being taken by the system. You get a blank file when using screencap and some ...
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Why do we need a rooted phone to capture screenshots on older versions of Android?

I realize in order to capture screenshots of my phone, all screenshot applications require I have a rooted phone. Why is this so? Why can't we have a simple screenshot application for Android, just ...
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How to take a screenshot on a Kindle Fire?

I ran across this question posed on Twitter by Anil Dash: Is there really no way to take a screenshot on a Kindle Fire? Huh. I know it's early to tell, but does anyone know if this is true about the ...
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Can I screenshot my HTC Legend without rooting it?

I've been told rooting is the be all and end all, but at the moment, I want to see how far I can extend my device without rooting it. One thing that would be good is screenshot functionality, but I ...
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Why does taking a screen shot require root access? [duplicate]

I was thinking about this and I don't understand the reasoning behind it. iPhone users have this capability out of the box, and yet Apple is far more protective of their devices. Whether this turns ...
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Galaxy S keeps accidentally taking screenshot

Galaxy S on 2.2 supports taking screenshots by holding the back button and tapping the home button simultaneously. However I find my phone occasionally doing it when I only tap the back or only the ...
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How do I perform a Print Screen on a Galaxy Ace?

I looked at my gallery one time and I saw that I accidentally print screened an image. I was wondering if you guys know how I did that? My phone is a Galaxy Ace, and I have no app for that. It just ...
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How do I screenshot on my RCA Andriod 4.4.2 10" tablet? [duplicate]

When I want to screenshot something I can't becuase I don't know how.