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How to Take Screenshots on Huawei Y7 Prime 2018

Here is an extensive guide on how to take screenshots on Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 smartphone. We have the new Y7 Prime 2018 with us and through this article, we will be showing new users on how to take a screen grab on the smartphone. Huawei’s latest Y series phone provides some exciting hardware in a very competitive price. The most prominent specification is the 18:9 display which has minimum bezels on each side. Nonetheless, this guide will focus on letting new users find out how to take a screenshot on Y7 Prime 2018.

The new phone ships with Android 8.0 Oreo right out of the box along with EMUI 8.0. Thanks to the added skin, there are multiple ways through which you can capture what is being displayed on the screen. There are 3 different methods to be precise and each quite different from the other. Due to larger screen real estate, Y7 Prime 2018 supports screen gestures and you can enable one to take screenshots. Read ahead for more information.

Take Screenshots on Huawei Y7 Prime 2018

There are three unique methods that you can follow in order to take a screenshot on Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 series smartphone. You can take screenshots by:

  • Hardware buttons
  • Notification Center button
  • Three Finger Swipe gesture

All of these methods can be enabled at the same time so that whatever the situation may be, you can choose the most convenient option.

Want to edit your screenshots after you take them? Try out Android P screenshot editor app on your Huawei Y7 Prime 2018.

1. How To Take Screenshots Using Hardware Buttons:

This one is one of the fastest and most convenient ways to take screenshots on your Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 smartphone. 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 shows that a screenshot was just taken.

Easy, eh? Next, we have the cool palm swipe gesture that is even faster to quickly take a screenshot on your phone.

2. How To Take Screenshots Using Notification Center Pull Down:

This method makes it quite easy to grab what’s being displayed on the screen. The complete details for taking screenshots through the notification center is as follows:

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

Step 2 – Access the notification center by swiping down from the status bar on your Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 smartphone. You might have to swipe down twice to see the Screenshot button.

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Step 3 – Just tap on the Screenshot button and the phone will automatically close the notification pull-down and grab what’s being displayed.

This might seem easy but we have a more convenient method given right ahead.

3. How to Capture Screenshot with Three Finger Gesture:

Thanks to EMUI 8.1, there is gesture support build into the operating system. Once enabled, you can take all your screenshots through the following steps.

Step 1 – You need to activate the gesture itself before you can actually use it. In order to do so, go into the Settings app and select the Smart Assistance menu.

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Step 2 – From the Smart Assistance menu, find out Motion Control.

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Step 3 – From the menu, tap on Three Finger Screenshot and enable the slider button.

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Step 4 – Close the settings app, head to the screen which you want to capture.

Step 5 – Now to take a screenshot, just hold out three fingers packed closely and swipe downwards on the display. Ideally, you should start swiping down from the middle of the display.

How to Find Saved Screenshots?

You can easily find your saved screenshots through the stock Gallery app. Or manually, you can go to the Pictures > Screenshots folder in your phone memory and check all the screenshots you have taken so far.

To transfer screenshots and other media from Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 smartphone to your computer, make sure you have the right apps to do that. You should have latest Huawei USB drivers so your phone is easily recognized by the computer.

Huawei HiSuite will allow you to transfer your content from your phone to Windows PC easily. Similarly, Android File Transfer can also get the job done if you are a Mac user.

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