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How to take a screenshot with an Android device?

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Is there a way to take a screenshot of an Android device and save it as an image file?

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In most Samsung phones with Android 2.2+ you can take screenshots by holding the back key and tapping the home button.

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On the HTC EVO3D, you may press lock button and home button at same time to capture a screenshot.

FYI the "lock button" is the same thing as the power button


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How to take a screenshot with an Android device?

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Is there a way to take a screenshot of an Android device and save it as an image file?


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In most Samsung phones with Android 2.2+ you can take screenshots by holding the back key and tapping the home button.

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Does work for me on my Galaxy S running 2.2. The key is to hold (not tap) the back button and then tap the Home button, I then hear the normal shutter sound and there's a new "ScreenCapture" folder in my Gallery with the screenshot in it. - GAThrawn Nov 16 '10 at 16:41

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