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How to Take Screenshots on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 / Note 10+

After getting your Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+, here is how you can take screenshots on both phones using official, built-in functionality. The latest Note flagship has been designed exceptionally well and it carries some of the best hardware available in the industry right now. However, running Android, there are few fundamentals that overlap with other devices such as the functionality to take screenshots. Built-in directly within Android, this standard function applies to Galaxy Note 10 as well. It is only that users would have to learn how to implement it whenever needed and for that, we have a complete guide right ahead.

Just like the Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 10 improves on the display aspect with its center cut, Infinity-O display. Further, it also ships with Samsung’s One UI skinned Android Pie as standard. Thanks to this skin overlay, Samsung has been able to implement some extra accessibility features which make using the phone that more convenient. One of those extra features is the ability to use gestures to take screenshots. Ahead, find all the details on how you can screen grab on the Note 10 and Note 10+ — also, applies to Note 10+ 5G as well.

Take Screenshots, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+

If you’re switching over from any other Android/iOS device, then the most basic thing to learn first is how to take a screenshot on your new device. So without wasting much time, let’s check out how to take a screenshot on the Galaxy S10.

How to Take Screenshots Samsung Galaxy Note 10 / Note 10 Plus

We have written different methods with which you can take screenshots on Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus:

1. How To Take Screenshots Using Hardware Buttons:

This method is one of the fastest and most convenient ways to take screenshots on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. 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.

Check out these related Note 10 Guides:

2. How to Capture Screenshot with Palm Swipe Gesture:

Introduced first in older TouchWiz skin, Samsung has carried forward this gesture functionality to its latest One UI Android Pie skin as well which is what is running on the Note 10. Here is the process to use gestures to grab the screen:

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 Motion menu.

Step 2 – From the Motion menu, find out Hand Motions and then check the Palm Swipe to capture check-box.

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

Step 4 – Here is the fun part — now shape your hand like a knife (your thumb facing up) and swipe across the screen horizontally from either side, edge to edge. If you do it correctly, a swipe animation will trigger and it will save the screenshot.

How to Find Saved Screenshots?

If’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.

To transfer screenshots and other media from Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+ to your computer, make sure you have the right apps to do that. You should have latest Samsung USB drivers so you phone is easily recognized by the computer.

Samsung Smart Switch 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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