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Questions tagged [screenshots]

An image of the display of a device.

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Prompt for filename for screenshot

I have an S7 with Android 8 and Samsung Experience 9 Is there a way to be prompted for a filename when you take a screenshot? Thanks
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Screenshot as PNG instead of JPEG?

Is there a way to teach a Samsung Galaxy S9+ with Android 9 (Pie) to generate screenshots as PNG files instead of JPEG files? I was looking for such a configuration option (in Settings) but came up ...
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Wrong date stored when taking a screenshot

I have a Galaxy Nexus running CyanogenMod 10.2.1 (IIRC that's the last official stable version released). Beside both being quite old they're working for years without any big issue, but yesterday I ...
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How to Disable FLAG_SECURE without root?

I just realised the only way to bypass screenshot security on certain apps is to disable this FLAG_SECURE, which as I see can be done using Xposed module. But I don't want to root my phone. Is there ...
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How do I change the Umi Super's shortcut button to take screenshots?

I have a Umi Super (rooted) device with one shortcut button (press it, and it opens an app of your choice) I want to remap the key to take screenshots. I have tried Button Mapper - but it takes to ...
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Is there any log about camera usage and screenshots in my mobile phone?

I wonder whether there is any log about camera usage and screenshots in my android device. If yes, can we view it easily? Thank you in advance.
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Samsung S7 Oreo upgrade decreased screenshots quality

I did this week the Oreo upgrade on my Samsung S7 device. When I'm now taking a screenshot, the file is in JPG instead of PNG and the quality is just terrible. I really need to revert back to the ...
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How can I take a screenshot of the notification bar dropdown?

Sometimes I get a notification in the notification bar, I pull it down, and then I want to take a screenshot. I press the power button to make the screenshot, a menu appears to either shutdown, ...
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How to Audit Android Apps (for screenshot activity)

How do I audit my android's apps to determine which apps are taking screenshots of my activity? I recently installed & ran diskdigger to undelete an image I had accidentally deleted, but the ...
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How is screen recording different from a screenshot with respect to the way it is implemented?

To experiment I used root privileges and Lspeed to make my screen monochromatic. Then I took a screenshot, surprisingly, the image was not monochromatic but in full colour. To prove that I actually ...
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How can I get Onedrive to automatically save screenshots to a different folder than “Camera Roll”?

Currently, onedrive uploads all photos from different folder on my mobile phone to the same "Camera Roll" folder, however on windows it saves screenshots to a different folder "Pictures\Screenshots"; ...
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How to take selected-area-screenshot to clipboard once it's selected?

How to take a selected-area-screenshot, so that it's copied to clipboard automatically once it's selected? (exactly like Win+Shift+S on Windows, but I need it for Android) This will enable me to ...
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Changing Screenshot format from PNG to JPEG?

I want to change the screenshot function to take screenshots using JPEG rather than PNG. The JPEG should also have time & date info. Are there any apps/magisk modules that do this? Root methods ...
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How to take small-sized-(~50KB) good quality screenshots using overlay button?

I'm using Screenshot Capture to take screenshots using an overlay button (shown in the image). The problem with it is that it creates somehow large big size screenshots (around 1MB each). ...
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Screenshots: captured by front camera or back camera?

I see that screenshots posted in my answers seem to be grainy. Example Thinking of it made me wonder which camera is used - front or back and is there a way / hack / app to improve the quality of ...
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Is lockscreen_capture_port.png a risk?

I was recently infomred that I have a screen shot of my lock screen (without wallpaper) is this path: /storage/emulated/0/Android/data/com.android.systemui/cache/lockscreen_capture_port.png Is this ...
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Find out what's disabling screenshots

My nexus 5x with cyanogenmod doesn't let me take screenshots anymore, telling me that either some app is disabling them or there is no space left. As i have enough disk space, some app or system ...
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Device has screen shots that I didn't take - Security Risk?

Quite unintentionally, I clicked open this system folder /data/system/recent_images to find screenshots of apps used, images from sites visited and you tube videos Googling this, led me to this ...
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cannot take screenshots in a banking app [duplicate]

I have an unlocked Android 6.0.1 device, and I've installed a couple of banking apps. For obvious security and paper trail reasons, I'd like to take some screenshots of my interaction with my bank. ...
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What system app handles the screenshots in Lollipop?

When I take a screenshot using Power button + Volume Down, does anyone know which system app deals with taking that screenshot? I need it for a setup I'm doing on my phone (Xperia) but I can't figure ...
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How do I stop my 10 Viking pro tablet from automatically taking screenshots?

My RCA android 10 Viking pro tablet recently started doing screenshots all on it's own. It took me a while to realize what was happening and I can't figure out how to stop it. I have to go to the ...
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Two sets of Screenshots - Play Store

Why does every app on the Play Store have two sets of same Screenshots? Some apps have Portrait and Landscape Orientation Screenshots but most of them have the same Screenshots twice. Is it some ...
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Remove Screen Record and Screen Shot from Quick Settings

On a Chinese Tablet running on Kitkat 4.4.2 there's 2 options "Screen Shot" and "Screen Record" on the Quick Settings Swipe Down. I'm struggling to find a way so I can disable or remove those ...
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How take a screenshot without rooting the phone? [duplicate]

Disable Screenshot Security implies that I must root my device in order to bypass this unreasonable restriction. I have many use cases where I need to take screenshots for normal, non-nefarious ...
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how to get screenshots for tablet

My game is on the google play store (beta testing). How do I get screen shots of the app running on a 7 inch and 11 inch tablet so I can put images of how the game looks in the store listing?
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How can I take on-device screenshots of “secure” apps? [duplicate]

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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Disable Screenshot Security

Some apps don't allow screenshots so how can I still take a screenshot? It is my phone and I should be able to do whatever I want with it so why is there even a feature to disallow screenshots? ...
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Maven Pro Screenshot [duplicate]

How do I take a screenshot on a Maven Pro? I have tried pressing the power button and everything on the button bar. I don't know what to do.
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Screenshot on a Samsung Galaxy S6

I saw a couple places online saying you can hit the power button (on the side) and the home button (on the front, at the bottom) together on the S5, similar to the way you take a screenshot on an ...
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IFTTT recipes with “new screenshots” condition are not triggered on OnePlus One

Copied from Web applications (commenter suggested it fits more here) I made a simple IFTTT recipe, where I want each new screenshot taken to be sent to my trello board. I worked out different trello ...
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Take screenshot from AirDroid

I really need to know what other apps my child is using because I see him using his phone on a camera, but I don't know what does he do. Is he playing a game, working on some apps, or browsing... so, ...
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Screenshot of Notifications on Lollipop

There is a notification in Chinese showing on my Android Lollipop screen. I'd like to get a translation but have no access to a Chinese speaker at the moment, so I attempted to take a screenshot of it ...
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Is there a way to disable/remove screenshot soft button or remap it for some other function?

I have 7" 4.2.2 tablet for everyday use and it have 2 additional soft buttons. Rightmost one is a "screenshot" soft button (please find picture below). My problem is what I rarely take screenshots ...
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How does Snapchat detect screenshots?

I'm wondering how Snapchat detects if a screenshot is taken and how to disable/spoof the method. If using a screen recording (video) app, Snapchat can't detect it.
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How can I take a high-resolution screenshot?

I'm using a Nexus 5 running on Lollipop 5.1, and I can take a screenshot by holding POWER and VOLUME-DOWN. However, screenshots appear to be limited by the resolution of the device's screen. ...
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Add a screenshot as attachment in Gmail android 5

How can I use a screenshot as an attachment in android 5? I really don't get why this is so hard, I can only select files from my drive. To find the screenshot I had to go to Photos -> menu -> device ...
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Screenshot saving issue on Moto G running Lollipop — unable to clear the notification

My phone has been saving a screenshot for three days now. I can't clear the notification so I'm wondering what should I do? I'd like to keep it if I can for some reasons. If I can't keep it how do I ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S III claims that a screenshot was “copied to clipboard”. What?

I'm used to the Palm Treo 700p, running Palm OS. On Palm OS, the system clipboard can hold only text. I now also own a Samsung Galaxy S Relay, running Android "Jelly Bean" 4.1.2. This is a phone ...
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Screenshot with Galaxy Note 4

I'm having difficulty taking a screenshot my galaxy note 4. I'm doing the power button + home button method. I press and hold the power button slightly before I start pressing and holding the home ...
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Unable to take screenshots, “Couldn't save screenshot, storage may be in use” error

I am just trying to take a screenshot of my starbucks rewards card, so I can print it out. Apparently a lot of apps like netflix, hulu, and starbucks recently have been restricting screenshots for ...
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Volume bar blocking parts of the screen shot

For Android 4.0+, an easy way to take a screenshot is to hold down the power button + volume down at the same time. However, using this method, I often get the volume bar showing and blocking parts ...
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Incorrect dates on screenshots taken on Galaxy Nexus i9250

I have first Nexus (Galaxy Nexus i9250) with Android 4.3 on-board. I've been making screenshots of the screens, I'm seeing, for as long, as I have this phone (nearly three years) and there were always ...
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How do I take screenshots on a Samsung Galaxy A3?

I've been trying to take screenshots on my Samsung Galaxy A3 by using both the "home + lock" key combination and the "volume down + lock" key combination, and neither have worked. I don't want to ...
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How do I put a link to a screenshot on my homescreen?

I have a screenshot of my university timetable I want to be able to easily access on my Android phone. How can I create a link to this on my homescreen?
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Screenshots often come out corrupted

I have a first generation Moto G (XT1033) with Android 5.0. Often when taking screenshots, it gets stuck at the Screenshot is being saved message - then I have to forcefully close the System UI ...
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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.
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What's this logkit, and why is it taking screenshots?

I'm using android 4.0.4. I suddenly saw this notification in my notification pane: This has happened a few times already. Tapping on the notification removes it immediately. The screenshot is ...
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How to take screenshot in NEXUS 5? [duplicate]

I have one question How to take screen shot in LG NEXUS 5? My device has Android 4.4.4 installed. Any tricks.
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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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Choose default format for screenshots [closed]

My rooted device stores the screenshots made by pressing Vol. down + Lock button in JPG format, and I want to store them in PNG by default so I can take screenshots with lossless quality. Is possible ...