How to Take a Screenshot on Android 12 (3 Easy Methods)

Looking for a way to take a screenshot on Android 12 running on your Pixel 3, 3a, 4, 4a, or 5 devices? If yes, then you have landed at the right place. Here in this article, we are going to show you how you can capture the screen on Android 12 in three different ways.

So let’s go ahead and follow below mentioned steps to take screenshot on Android 12.

How to Take a Screenshot on Android 12

Take a Screenshot on Android 12 With the Power Button

This is one most simplest way to caputre screenshot.

Step #1: Press and hold down the Power and Volume Down buttons for one to two seconds appoximately.

Step #2: A notification will appear on your screen bottom left corner. Moreover, you will also listen a camera shutter noise if your phone’s volume is turned up.

Step #3: If you want to edit, share or delete screenshot, then simply tap on the screenshot appeared on the bottom left corner of the screen. Just if it doesn’t appear then go to photos app and check the screenshot.

Take a Screenshot on Android 12 in Recent apps

The second easiest way to capture a screenshot on Android 12 is from a recent app screen capture.

Step #1: Launch the app you want to take a screenshot.

Step #2: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the Recents screen.

Step #3: Go to the app you wish to take a screen capture, and then tap on the screenshot button from the bottom. 

Step #4: Now, you can share, delete or edit can now share or edit the screen from the notification located in the bottom left corner.

Capture a Screenshot on Android 12 With Google Assistant.

Now, let’s see how you can take a screenshot on Android 12 using Google Assistant.

First of all, make sure that Google Assistant is active on your device.

Step #1: If Google Assistant is enabled, activate it using a voice command; OKGoogle, and Hey Google to bring up the Google Assistant screen.

Step #2: After that, say, “Take a screenshot.” Google Assistant will take a screenshot of the area behind the Assistant app screen.

Step #3: Once done, you will be able to share or edit the screenshot through the notification panel from the screen’s bottom-left corner.

Before, this screenshot taken via google assistant wouldn’t save automatically. But now, in the recent Android update, it has changed.

I hope you enjoyed this step by step guide and able to take a screenshot running Android 12 on your device.

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If you face any difficulties in Android 12, then do let us know in the comments section below. We will be happy to help you out.


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