I'm looking for a screenshot, which I can see in Google Photos under Device folders -> Screeshots.

But where I browse it from my PC (Windows 10), in DCIM folder I can only see Camera one (I read it should be Screenshots next to it).

Why is that? Is it possible that I don't have permissions to see it?


In my case screenshots were actually located under Pictures/Screenshots.

Yet for some reason this directory wasn't visible when I was connected in (I believe default) Transfer files mode.

When I switched to Transfer Photos (PTP) , the Screenshots folder became visible from file browser.

To change, I needed to click on notification USB for file transfer, which popped up on my phone.

  • Most likely if you switch back to "Transfer files / MTP" mode the screenshots will also be visible.
    – Robert
    Aug 30 '19 at 13:50
  • @Robert that is right, why is that?
    – Line
    Aug 30 '19 at 13:51
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    This question is quite common. See for example my answer here.
    – Robert
    Aug 30 '19 at 13:55

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