How To Screenshot on Samsung Tablet (Old Gen, New Gen, Gestures)

Three different ways to capture that Samsung tablet screen

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Do you have an Instagram post to save or maybe a document or receipt you need to share? Easily record the content with the Samsung tablet screenshot feature and share it wherever you need to. It doesn’t matter if you have an old or new gen tablet, below you’ll see exactly how to take a screenshot on your Samsung Tab device.

Old Gen Samsung tablet screenshot

Step

1

Locate and know the important buttons

The power button is always located apart from the others. The home button is on the lower side of the screen.

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2

Take the screenshot

Press the home button and the power button at the same time, then release the right away. A screenshot will be automatically saved.

New Gen Samsung tablet screenshot

Step

1

Locate and know the important buttons

The power button is always located apart from the others. The volume buttons are close together one above the other.

Step

2

Take the screenshot

Quickly press and hold the power and down volume keys at the same time.

Samsung Tab Gesture mode

Step

1

Set up Gesture mode

Go into the settings and search for Palm swipe to capture, then turn it on.

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2

Take the screenshot

Place your palm in the middle of the screen and swipe to one side, then a screenshot will be taken.

Taking a Samsung tablet screenshot with an S Pen

Step

1

Go into Air Command

Using the S pen, tap the Air command option.

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2

Take the screenshot

With the Air Command screen open, tap on “Screen write.” You can write anything you want, and once you’re done just hit save.

In any case, the screenshot will be saved automatically on your gallery, wherein you can make edits, share and delete it where necessary.

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