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    How To Capture A Screenshot On Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9 Plus In Six Unique Ways

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    Taking a screenshot is one of the most repetitive tasks done on a smartphone for more users, unlike the early days of Android where users needed Root Access to take screenshots, the newer Android Smartphones come with multiple ways to take a screenshot on the smartphone to ensure that the experience is smooth. If you are using a Samsung Galaxy Smartphone then there can be as many as 6 unique ways to take a screenshot on the device, this wide variety of choices allows users to choose a method that they are comfortable with.

    By Akhil Taneja | 
    Updated: 8th Apr 2020 14:36 IST

    Table Of Contents

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      1. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot by holding the buttons
      • Step-by-step Instructions
    • 2
      2. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot by Swiping the Palm
    • 3
      3. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot using Bixby
    • 4
      4. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot using Google Assistant
    • 5
      5. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot using Smart Select
    • 6
      6. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot using Smart Capture

    Highlights of the Story

    • While the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ plus support the regular screenshot option by holding down the volume and power button, there are several other ways
    • Galaxy S9 and the S9 Plus also support Palm Capture option allowing you to slide your palm across the display to capture a screenshot instantly
    • You can alternatively use the Bixby and Google Assistant to give a voice command to the smartphone asking it to capture a screenshot
    • You can also use the Smart Select feature in the edge menu of the smartphone to capture a screenshot with ease

    Samsung is one of the biggest manufacturers of Android Smartphones worldwide. Their Galaxy line-up of smartphones is a massive hit in every market and comes with a huge host of features. The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus come with as many as 6 unique ways to capture a screenshot on the smartphone. In this guide, we learn How to Capture Screenshots on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus in 6 Ways

    1. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot by holding the buttons

    This is the most common way of taking a screenshot and generally works on all Android smartphones. You can simply press the volume down and the power buttons of the smartphone simultaneously and then wait for a second allowing the device to capture a screenshot.

    Step-by-step Instructions

    • Navigate to the application and the screen that you wish to take a screenshot of
    • Press the volume down button and the power button simultaneously until the screen snaps in animation
    • Your screenshot should now be stored in the Screenshots folder

    2. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot by Swiping the Palm

    While this gesture does feel a little new for most users, it can help get the job done very easily. There is a small learning curve and you need to get used to the motion, but once you’ve got habituated to the gestures, your screenshots are just a palm swipe away. To capture a screenshot in this method, use the side of your palm and then swipe it across the whole display from left to right or the other way round to capture a screenshot

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    How to capture Screenshot on Samsung S9/S9+ using Palm

    Step-by-step Instructions

    • The first step starts by ensuring the Palm Swipe gesture is enabled, navigate to the Settings application and open the Advanced Features Tab, go to Palm Swipe to Capture option and ensure it is enabled
    • Now navigate to the application and the screen that you wish to take a screenshot of
    • Swipe the side of the screen with your palm across the display either from left to right or vice-versa to capture the image
    • Your screenshot should now be stored in the Gallery in the Screenshots folder

    3. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot using Bixby

    Bixby is the official Voice Assistant of Samsung and has seen a lot of presence in Samsung Galaxy Devices, while some users totally detest the application, a lot of them actually find it very useful. You can turn on Bixby by holding the dedicated Bixby button located below the volume rocker. You can also turn on the voice wake up feature on Bixby, go to the Bixby Home and click on the Settings icon, here look for the Voice Wake-up feature and turn it on. Once this feature is turned on you can start Bixby by occurring “Hi Bixby”

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    Step-by-step Instructions

    • Navigate to the application and open the screen that you want to capture
    • Trigger Bixby either by using the dedicated button or using your voice
    • Say “Take a screenshot” when Bixby is active and the assistant will take a screenshot on the phone and save it to the gallery

    4. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot using Google Assistant

    Unlike Bixby, Google Assistant is available across all Android Smartphones and is generally likes by its users. The Galaxy S9 also supports screenshots from the Google Assistant. Google Assistant can be triggered by holding on the Home Key or by saying “Hey Google”

    How to capture Screenshot on Samsung S9/S9+ using Google Assistant

    Step-by-step Instructions

    • Navigate to the application and open the screen that you want to capture
    • Trigger Google Assistant either by using the dedicated button or using your voice
    • Say “Take a screenshot” when Google Assistant is active or type in the command and the assistant will take a screenshot on the phone and save it to the gallery

    5. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot using Smart Select

    Samsung Smart Select is a very helpful tool and works great when you want to capture a specific part of the screen. On the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, you can take a screenshot in Square or Oval shapes and even create GIFs from your display. To get started open the Edge panel and tap on “Smart Select”

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    How to capture Screenshot on Samsung S9/S9+ using Smart Select

    Step-by-step Instructions

    • You can turn on the Smart Select feature by going to the Settings application, here open the Display Tab and Select the Edge Screen option. Now go to Edge Panels and enable Smart select for use
    • Now navigate to the application and open the screen that you want to capture
    • Open the edge panel with a swipe in the trigger region and choose Smart Select option
    • Now select the shape that you want to capture for the screenshot
    • Then draw around the region that you want to capture and tap on Done
    • The screenshot will now be stored in the gallery

    6. Samsung Galaxy S9 Screenshot using Smart Capture

    A smart Capture is a built-in tool in the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus which allows you to capture the entire page of a website or an application instead of just what you see on the screen. The process starts by taking a regular screenshot and then once the screenshot is captured, a few options pop up at the bottom of the screen, select the Scroll Capture feature and keep tapping on it to continue scrolling down the page. The smartphone will capture multiple screenshots and stitch them all together into one screenshot

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    How to capture Screenshot on Samsung S9/S9+ using Smart Capture

    Step-by-step Instructions

    • Firstly, start by enabling smart capture, go to the Settings application and open the Advanced Features option, Choose Smart Capture and toggle it on
    • Now navigate to the screen that you wish to capture and either use the volume down and power buttons or the palm swipe gesture to capture a screenshot
    • Now tap on the Scroll Capture option that shows up at the bottom
    • Keep pressing the Scroll Capture button to cover more of the page and to scroll down and capture
    • When you are done with the capture release the key to save the screenshot in the Gallery

     

     



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