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How to Take Screenshots on Nokia 8.1

If you just purchased your new Nokia 8.1, here are few tips that show how to take screenshots on it. Nokia 8.1 is an upper-tier smartphone from HMD Global. The most appealing thing about this phone is not its hardware rather it is the software it runs. All recent Nokia Android phones including Nokia 8.1 are part of Android One, which means, they get latest Android updates a lot quicker than other non-Pixel devices and the experience is just as Google intends. If you have used a Pixel smartphone before, this will feel quite similar but if you haven’t, start off your exploration by finding out how to capture screenshots on the Nokia 8.1

Running stock Android, there is no extra skin or bloat on the Nokia 8.1. This also means, the customization options and accessibility features are a bit limited. Unlike gestures to take screen grabs, Nokia 8.1 only supports the traditional hardware button method along with an additional tile given in notification panel. If you are unsure about the exact button combination to take screenshots or you are looking for a more convenient way, read ahead.

Nokia 8.1 Take Screenshots

How To Take Screenshots On Nokia 8.1:

This one is one of the fastest and most convenient ways to take screenshots on your Nokia 8.1. 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.

BONUS: Capture Screenshots from Quick Settings Panel

Nokia 8.1 Screen Capture

Apart from the usual method of capturing screenshots using phone buttons, Nokia also includes a software method to do it. You can also take screenshots from a tile in the quick settings panel in your Nokia 8.1. Several third-party apps let you add a similar tile for the same purpose, but Nokia has included it out-the-box.

Step 1 – Swipe down the notifications panel on Nokia 8.1.

Step 2 – Swipe it once again to see all the tiles in your quick settings panel.

Step 3 – You may have to swipe left to see more tiles.

Step 4 – Tap on Screen capture tile to capture a screenshot and save it to your phone.

— How to Find Saved Screenshots?

It’s very easy to find them. You can go to the Photos 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.

We have the Nokia 8.1 with us and we will be posting a full review quite soon. What else would you like to find about the Nokia 8.1? Let us know in the comments.

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