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How To Take A Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 5

by TsarJuly 13, 2019

Taking a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is effortless. Even You do not need to use or install any additional application on your Samsung phone. You can capture a screenshot on this Samsung Note via two methods. The first by using its hardware keys. The second by Swiping the Screen (Palm Swipe to Capture).

How To Take A Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 using its Hardware Keys:

1- Get the content you want to capture ready on your phone’s screen (webpage, Game score, WhatsApp chat…etc).

2- Press and hold the Home and Power Keys at the same time for about 2 seconds. You’ll hear the camera shutter sound and see a short flashing animation on the phone’s screen.

Samsung Galaxy Note5 Hardware Keys

3- The operating system of your phone saves the captured screenshot in the Screenshots folder. To see the screenshot photo go to Gallery App > Screenshots. Alternatively, you can use My Files app to open the Screenshots folder.

4- Once you find the screenshot photo, You can share it with your friends and family via any Social application, Email, Or send it to another device via a Bluetooth or WiFi connection. Alternatively, any sharing options available on your Samsung Galaxy device.

How To Take A Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 by Swiping the Screen:

1- First you have to check if the “Palm Swipe to Capture” feature is enabled on your Galaxy Note 5. Go to Settings > Advanced Features, and make sure it is enabled.

Enable Palm Swipe to Capture

2- Get the content you want to capture ready on your phone’s screen (webpage, Game score, WhatsApp chat…etc).

3- Place the side of the Palm of your hand on the edge of your phone’s screen.

4- Swipe your hand Horizontally from this edge to the other one. However, Keep your palm’s side touching the screen. You’ll hear the camera shutter sound and see a short flashing animation on the phone’s screen.

Swipe to take a screenshot

5- The operating system of your Samsung device saves the captured screenshot in the Screenshots folder. To see the screenshot photo go to Gallery App > Screenshots. Alternatively, you can use My Files app to open the Screenshots folder.

6- Once you find the screenshot photo, You can share it with your friends and family via any Social application, Email, Or send it to another device via a Bluetooth or WiFi connection. Alternatively, any sharing options available on your Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

Notices:

  • The resolution of the captured screenshots is the same as your Samsung device screen resolution. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has Quad HD display with 2560 X 1440 Pixels resolution.
  • You can edit the screenshot photos the same way you do with any other photos and images.
  • You can not hide the Screenshots album (folder) because it is created by default like the Camera album.

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