Samsung Galaxy Z Flip How do I take a screenshot? Solution

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip with its foldable display is probably one of the most interesting smartphones currently on the market. The smartphone can be opened and closed like a foldable. A flexible display technology is used.

Of course it is also possible to take screenshots with this smartphone. Because the function to take a screenshot with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is one of the most important everyday functions.

Be it to document information from websites, a game, a chat or simply to save a profile picture or directions. The screenshot is the appropriate tool of choice.

In the following we would like to show you all the possibilities to take a screenshot with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip.

Screenshot methods available on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

  • Take screenshot via key combination

  • Take screenshot via wiping gesture - hand edge

  • Scrollshot for long page areas, for example web pages

  • Bixby screenshot via voice command

In the following we will go into detail about each method:

Taking a screenshot via key combination - Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

The oldest way to take a screenshot with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is to use a hot key combination. This method has been around since the early days of the Android operating system. The procedure is as follows:

1. Open the app or website you want to capture

2. Press and hold the power button and the volume down button simultaneously for about 2 seconds until the screen flashes.

Take a screenshot using a wipe gesture - Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

Samsung offers a special screenshot function via the OneUI interface, namely the recording by wiping with the edge of the hand over the display. In order to use this option, it must first be activated in the Android system settings on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip. This is how it works:

1. Open the Android settings from the home screen.

2. Scroll down the menu and tap Advanced Features

3. Navigate to "Movements and Gestures".

4. Open "Screenshot".

5. Set the slider to "Active" to use the function

You can now take a screenshot using a wipe gesture. Proceed as follows on your clamshell phone.

Open the app or website you want to take a screenshot of. Place the side of your palm on the edge of the screen. Swipe the side of your palm across the phone screen in one smooth motion.

The screenshot is now created.

Bixby Screenshot

Like so many other things, you can take a screenshot with Bixby Voice, which is very handy if you don't have your hands free to use the key combination or the wipe gesture.

The Bixby Screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is taken by voice command as follows

1. Open the app or website you want to record

2. Press and hold the Bixby button or say the alarm word "Hey Bixby". Now say one of the following voice commands:

  • Take a screenshot

If the bixby screenshot was successful, the screen will light up briefly and the screenshot toolstrip will appear.

Now you know all the methods to take a screenshot with the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip.

Scrollshot for long page areas - Tip

With the scrollshot you can scroll down and save the screenshot as a single, tall image instead of separate sections. The scrollshot only works when scrolling from top to bottom and is perfect for recording web pages, for example.

The scrollshot is used as follows.

Step 1 As with the first two options, open the app or website you want to capture using the scrollshot on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and make sure you are at the top of the page.

Step 2 Use variant 1 or variant 2 of the screenshot as described above to take a screenshot.

Step 3. a toolbar appears: Tap on the icon for the scrollshot.

Step 4: Tap the icon until you have captured the desired content of the web page in your screenshot.


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