How to Take a Screenshot on the Galaxy S4

We can all think of instances when being able to photograph your screen would come in handy, and knowing how to take a screenshot can be extremely helpful.

There are two simple ways to capture your screen on the Galaxy S4. The first one involves a simple wave of your hand.

Galaxy S4 Screenshot Swipe Method

This method is very simple. All you have to do is swipe your hand across the screen.

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However, to have this work you must have the motion enabled in your settings:

Now to take a screenshot all you have to do is swipe your hand across the screen. Give it a try!

Don't like the palm swipe method? Not to worry. There's another option:

Galaxy S4 Screenshot Shortcut

This method is simple and slightly more discreet than waving your hand in front of the screen. For this method all you need to do is simultaneously hold the home button and the power button until the screen flashes.

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Viewing Your Screenshot

Your screenshot can be found in the Gallery app. Here you can manage your screenshots in many ways, or simply admire your handiwork.

Enjoy!

Emylee Qual

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