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How to Take Screenshots on Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus

This how-to guide will explain the various methods by which you can take screenshots on the Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus phones. Huawei P10 / P10 Plus are the new flagship phones of this year from the Chinese smartphone maker. Both of these phones include EMUI 5.1 (Emotion UI) and Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, and packs in top of the line hardware specs. We will go through how to capture screenshots from your phone to share online or send it to friends.

Taking screenshots is a part of everyday life now for every smartphone user. It is a quick and easy way of sharing information. For example, if you make a high score in your favourite game and want to show off about it on social media. Secondly, if you want to share it with your best friend, a screenshot would be the best option. In this guide, we will tell you all the methods through which you can take a screenshot on Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus. These phones also support Scrollshot, a cool new feature in EMUI 5.1. We have mentioned how to use this Scrollshot feature in the post below.

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There are three methods that you can follow in order to take a screenshot on Huawei P10 and P10 Plus. You can take screenshots by:

  • Knuckle-Sense Technology
  • Hardware buttons
  • Scrollshot

These methods make taking screenshots really easy. You can use any one of these:

1. How to Take Screenshots with Knuckle-Sense Technology:

Knuckle screenshot is a part of all Huawei phones for quite some time now. This method lets you quickly get a screenshot with your knuckle.

Step 1 – If not activated, you can activate the Smart Screenshot feature in Huawei P10 yourself. In order to do so, go into the Settings app and go to the Smart assistance menu.

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Step 2 – Now select Motion control and find the Smart screenshot from the list of features and switch it on.

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Step 3 – Close the settings app, head to the screen which you want to capture.

Step 4 – Here is the fun part — now simply knock twice on the screen. Your phone will slightly vibrate and a screenshot preview will be shown on your screen. That’s it! You can also watch this feature working in a video below:

2. How To Take Screenshot Using Hardware Buttons:

This one is one of the fastest and most convenient ways to take a screenshot on your Huawei Mate S. Just follow these quick steps to take one right now:

Step 1 – Open the application/screen which you want to take a screenshot of.

Step 2 – Now press and hold the Power and Volume Down buttons together.

Step 3 – You will see a quick animation and hear a feedback sound that will show that a screenshot was just taken.

3. How To Take Scrollshot:

Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus also support Scrollshot. Scrollshot is a screenshot of a complete scroll-able page. For example a web page or a list of settings or a menu.

Step 1 – Open the application/screen which you want to take a screenshot of.

Step 2 – Now take a normal screenshot by pressing and holding the Power and Volume Down buttons together.

Step 3 – You will see a quick animation and hear a feedback sound that will show that a screenshot was just taken.

Step 4 – Now tap on the “Scrollshot” before the animation disappears.

Step 5 – Your phone will start scrolling the screen and begin taking screenshots.

Step 6 – Tap the screen if you want to stop. (or the phone will stop automatically after taking the screenshot of the entire page.)

Step 7 – The phone will now being to stick the screenshots together and produce a single image.

You can now share the image easily with your friends.

— How to Find Saved Screenshots?

It’s very easy to find them. You can go to the Gallery app and look for the Screenshots folder/album. Or manually, you can go to the Pictures > Screenshots folder in your phone memory and check all the screenshots you have taken so far.

You may also like to check out our Huawei P10 section for official firmware updates, custom ROMs, tips and other tutorials.

About the author

Uzair Khalid

Uzair has been very tech savy and an enthusiast since childhood. An Android geek, a passionate writer for all things technology and a Computer Science graduate.

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