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Disable Screenshot Security

Note: this answer is a bit outdated as of August 31, 2022. Will try to update it soon. Why apps prevent screen capturing, and how to disable the restriction Some apps present sensitive data (e.g. ...
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How can I take on-device screenshots of "secure" apps?

As your device is rooted, you could use the Xposed module DisableFlagSecure: An Xposed Framework module that disables FLAG_SECURE on windows system-wide. This lets you take screenshots and do ...
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Google Pixel 6 sceenshot function has been replaced by Google Assistant

Your problem is in two parts: Unable to get power menu, which you could solve thanks to Andrew's answer You have a non-functional Google assistant (why do they even roll it out to countries where it ...
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Chrome 65 doesn't allow screenshots in Incognito mode

This appears to be a side-effect hiding incognito tabs from the recent apps list, which is intended as a privacy feature. They also added an --enable-incognito-snapshots-in-android-recents switch to ...
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Disable Screenshot Security

You can use Scrcpy or Vysor app and project your android screen to computer screen and then take screenshot on your PC.
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How to take a screenshot with an Android device?

Old question , posting to add alternative using Google Now on Tap on Marshmallow, which does away with failed attempts in getting the right combo of keys correctly pressed (at times I ended up ...
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How to screencap the smaller display of Samsung Galaxy Fold using ADB 'screencap' command?

The screencap command can be configured to capture a specific display using the option -d. -d: specify the physical display ID to capture. See dumpsys SurfaceFlinger --display-id for valid ...
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Google Pixel 6 sceenshot function has been replaced by Google Assistant

The screenshot shortcut has not changed. I have my suspicions that your issue stems from not pressing power+volume down simultaneously (at nearly the same time), but that instead you are likely ...
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Where does Android store the snapshots used on the recent apps?

If what are you asking for is the location of the thumbnails displayed by Android when switching apps, then (on my LineageOS 13) they are stored inside /data/system/recent_images as PNG files called ...
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Screenshots: captured by front camera or back camera?

Remove that lowercase "m" in https://i.stack.imgur.com/XXXXXm.png (More Info) The screenshot has nothing to do with your cameras. A screenshot is taken by the system (or the graphics driver), who ...
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Screenshot as PNG instead of JPEG?

Unfortunately I also don't know a way how to configure the format used by the system screenshot function that can be triggered via Volume-Down + Power. However if you can trigger your screenshots via ...
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How can I take a screenshot of the notification bar dropdown?

You just have press and hold volume down and home key for some time
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How to Audit Android Apps (for screenshot activity)

Taking a screenshot requires root or system permissions (or an root exploit). I assume your ROM is a official Lineage release. Assuming further that their signing key has not leaked the app you are ...
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Chrome 65 doesn't allow screenshots in Incognito mode

Update: Navigate to chrome://flags Search for "Incognito Screenshot" and mark and mark the incognito-screenshot as Enabled Restart Chrome Previous workaround: For now, the workaround to ...
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Prompt for filename for screenshot

The Android built in screenshot function does not support to specify the filename. One alternative way for triggering a screenshot would be to use adb shell via USB or Wifi from a connected PC. On ...
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How to Disable FLAG_SECURE without root?

You might want to give Virtual Xposed a spin. It is an application that acts as a sort of "host" for other user apps you can install inside it. It then has full control over the process of the inner ...
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How to take small-sized-(~50KB) good quality screenshots using overlay button?

Touchshot is an app I use which has both you are looking for Hover button (overlay) JPEG / PNG - JPEG quality 80 /90 /100 and resolution can be varied from 640 x 360 , 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 ...
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Where does Android store the snapshots used on the recent apps?

As a follow-up to Death Mask Salesman's answer, Irfan Latif's comment, and also based on a self-experiment on Nexus 5 running Lineage OS 14.1 (Android 7.1) and self-research, The directory is <...
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What system app handles the screenshots in Lollipop?

SystemUI handles the global screenshot. SystemUI/src/com/android/systemui/screenshot/GlobalScreenshot.java SystemUI/src/com/android/systemui/screenshot/TakeScreenshotService.java
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Disable Screenshot Security

There's also Smali Patcher program for Windows which creates custom Magisk module for your device and has option to disable FLAG_SECURE system-wide.
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Why will my Pixel 3a XL no longer take screenshots?

Basically, it's gone and you can't just "get it back"... A quick Google search would have answered this from multiple sources including Google itself, but I will to answer it. They (Google) ...
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How to disable sound during screenshot in Android 11 on Pixel 3?

This is not possible unless: You have root access (delete the sound file), or Use a 3rd-party trusted screenshot app, or Disable system sound (yeah, it will disable notifications sounds and all too) ...
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How to disable FLAG_SECURE by modifying an APK file?

There is not one specific file you have to edit. Instead, you have to search all smali files for a specific call. Luckily, the smali syntax is very specific so that you can search easily using a full-...
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"Letter 'A' with multiple lines" icon appears after taking a screenshot

Its on my Android Note 20 as well. After playing with it, it appears after a screenshot. If you press it, it highlights all the text on the screen. If you touch any text, it is copied to the ...
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Disable Screenshot Security

Apps which are set with LayoutParams.FLAG_SECURE flag do not allow screenshots (or videos recording) to be taken. It is of-course your phone but the app belongs to its owner (and he can rightfully ...
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How does Snapchat detect screenshots?

I don't know how it detects it, but disable the detection, you'd have to either download a third-party client (which I highly recommend NOT DOING, especially not after the "Snapsave" clients-servers ...
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Disable Screenshot Security

Just for those guys who came here by error in Chrome Incognito mode Can't take screenshot due to error policy There is a special flag Incognito screenshots that can be accessed via chrome://flags The ...
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Changing Screenshot format from PNG to JPEG?

I don't know about Magisk module that can do this but here is an app alternative Touchshot is an app I use Hover button (overlay) JPEG / PNG - JPEG quality 80 /90 /100 and resolution can be varied ...
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How do I change the Umi Super's shortcut button to take screenshots?

Install Xposed edge module (see the help and support section on basics of how to use this module) Select Keys from main menu and tap to reveal the next screen which has hardware keys listed (You can ...
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Honor 8 : Is there a way of taking a screenshot without using the power button?

Since you mentioned that internet is censored in your country, here are two links, that describe how to take a screen shot without a power button. Youtube, specifically for Honor 8 How to take a ...
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