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Xiaomi Mi A2: How to Take Screenshots

Ahead, learn how to take screenshots on the newly announced Xiaomi Mi A2 smartphone. Previously launched under the Mi 6X name in China, Xiaomi is bringing the same hardware globally through new Mi A2. The most important detail about this smartphone is that it is an Android One device which means it comes with a vanilla Android experience right out of the box. In an effort to streamline updates, Google has come up with the new Android One program through which system software is monitored directly by Google rather than the manufacturer. Android One’s OS being different from MIUI, users might find difficulty doing some basic tasks so start off here by getting to know how exactly to take screenshots on Xiaomi Mi A2.

Screen grabs are something that each and every smartphone owner utilizes. Be it capturing a conversation, an article on the web or an image, screenshot is the most easiest and convenient way to save information. However, just as there are multiple different devices running Android, there are multiple different ways through each smartphone takes a screenshot. Ahead, we have detailed specific instructions that work directly on the Xiaomi Mi A2.

Take Screenshots, Xiaomi Mi A2

There are is just a single method that you can follow in order to take a screenshot on Xiaomi Mi A2. You can take screenshots by:

  • Hardware buttons

How To Take Screenshots Using Hardware Buttons:

This one is one of the fastest and most convenient ways to take a screenshot on your Xiaomi Mi A2. 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.

That’s it. The screenshot of your current screen is now captured.

Generally, Xiaomi devices do come with additional / supporting methods but as Mi A2 doesn’t run MIUI, we have just the single detailed above.

— 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.

Now, after you have these screenshots saved, to transfer them to your computer, do install proper USB drivers before connecting your phone. Screenshots are saved on the internal storage of your smartphone within a folder named Screenshots.

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