Questions tagged [screenshots]

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How do I resize the phone's screenshot size without using an image resizer?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4, running a pre-rooted stock ROM. Using the Home + Power combo, I can take a screenshot that is 1080x1920 by default. Is there any setting where I could change this fixed ...
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Why does my power button take screenshots?

I haven't installed any screenshot applications, in fact my phone was recently wiped when upgrading to gingerbread. I have Gingerbread 2.3.4 and I use the GoLauncher homescreen. Samsung Mesmerize from ...
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How do I do a screenshot on a RCA 10" tablet?

My RCA only has touch screen volume control. Holding down the power while touching volume down doesn't work. Is there another way?
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how to take screenshot and disable flag_secure

I am kind of surprised that there seems to be no clear way to do this. I have a rooted pixel 4 with android 11. I can't pass ctsProfile but it is rooted. I have also tried to use Taichi apk to create ...
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Deleting Hidden pictures

When I download my pictures from my Samsung Galaxy S3 onto my desktop, hundreds of screen shot pics download. These are those annoying pop ups that come up trying to get you to select the app to ...
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Are there any ways to end a screen recording besides using the drop-down menu at the top of the screen?

I love the new screen recording feature, but I'm frustrated that every recording has to end with me pulling down the top menu to end it. What I mean is that this action is included in the recording. ...
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How to take a screenshot using a keyboard shortcut on an android device?

I find using the power-button + down-volume button extremely cumbersome especially when taking time sensitive screenshots. Is it possible to do this using a shortcut key on a bluetooth keyboard?
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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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Is there any way to save data i.e. Screenshot/ photo to external storage by default

I am using Moto G. It is Android 6.0. Internal storage 16Gb. Now I want to store all screenshot and photo/ video taken using default camera app and whatsapp/ other social media data to external ...
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How to disable sound during screenshot in Android 11 on Pixel 3?

I've already followed the steps here (although modified a bit, since I think that example wasn't using Android 11) to disable screenshot sound notifications: But the setting seemed to have no effect. ...
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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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Why will my Pixel 3a XL no longer take screenshots?

I have a Pixel 3a XL phone running Android 11. Until recently I was able to take screenshots by holding down the power button and then selecting screenshot from the menu. However, over the past week ...
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Don't add images/screenshots to clipboard

I don't want my Android to add screenshoted images to the clipboard, anyone know how to turn that off?
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Display full screen screenshot/photo preview?

I am looking for a method that can be used to select screenshots, but when displaying them it does in full screen, so we just slide to see the next one. By "selector" I mean, other app wants ...
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Any way to force change an Android device screenshot folder location / destination?

Is there any way to force an Android device to change it's screenshots file folder / destination location? Like ADB command or something? Something that is native and permanent? Something that isn't ...
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Disable Volume and Power button screenshot

Pressing Volume (-Up or -Down) and Power button takes automatic screenshot. Can I disable this feature? (I often grab my phone and press those buttons by mistake). I use OnePlus with OxygenOS 9.
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Auto refresh result triggers screenshot

I want to auto-refresh a particular URL every 5 minutes in my Android mobile which returns a specific webpage 90 percent of the time. But sometimes, the result of the refresh is a different webpage. ...
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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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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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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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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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Symlink from /sdcard to /sdcard

I am trying to have Google Markup output its image somewhere other than its default location. I have used different ROMs and versions of those ROMs, and each combination I tried has Google Markup's ...
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How to Screenshot Of the Screen on Samsung Galaxy S 2?

Since i have updated my phone by Android version 4.0.3 i am not able to take a screen shot of my phone, before i used to do it by pressing Home and Power button simultaneously. Now if i am pressing ...
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How to make a screenshot using Termux

When I am using Termux may I send a command to create and save a smartphone screenshot in /sdcard/DCIM ?
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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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How to make a “system” screenshot with ButtonMapper

Since a recent update of ButtonMapper the functionality to make a "system screenshot" (if you have root) seemed to be replaced by a "app screenshot", which is limited in some apps as Instagram of ...
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Where does Android store the snapshots used on the recent apps?

iOS takes a screenshot of an app every time it is sent to the background (maybe to show as a thumbnail when viewing recent apps. Details are available on this Stack Overflow question). I did a little ...
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How to screencap the smaller display of Samsung Galaxy Fold using ADB 'screencap' command?

I'm trying to take a screenshot of Samsung Galaxy Fold's smaller display. I use shell screencap -p /sdcard/testss1.png but it only captures the main display ― which is off ― and gets a black image. ...
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How to find screeshots from PC?

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 ...
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How to allow an app to take screenshots automatically?

How can I allow an app to automatically take screenshot? I'm not talking about apps disabling screenshots on them, I can take screenshot of the thing manually, but I'd like to automate it. I use the ...
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How to take screenshot, when app does not allow to do it? [duplicate]

My education app does not app me to take screenshot when I play video on it. So can you please tell me , there is any to take out the screenshot.
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How to increase time of holding buttons to take screen shot on Samsung Note 8

I have looked around online and not found an answer since the question seems too specific! My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Note 8. I find that even a quick accidental press of volume down and power ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to share android screen with users outside LAN?

I work as a developer from home and I wish to demo the android app to my boss. He doesn't have an Android phone, so I have to demo the app from my phone and demo all scenarios for him from my android ...
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How can I take a screenshot on a Kindle Fire HD?

I thought that ICS, which is the underlying OS version for a Kindle Fire HD, supported a standard way of taking screenshots by holding down power button + volume down key. This does not work for me. ...
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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 take a screen shot and send it via MMS?

can I somehow take a screen shot of a google maps in a easy way and then send it via MMS? HTC Desire on 2.1 (not rooted)
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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 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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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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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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How to take a screenshot of an entire scrolling activity?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y, and I have an application that has a scrollable activity. I wanted to take a screenshot but the "Home button - Power button" combination only captures the contents that are ...
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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 ...