Justin Duino / How-To Geek

The way screenshots work on Android has changed throughout the years. Android 11 introduced a revamp of the screenshot UI, but the general functionality remained the same. We’ll show you how it works on Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy devices.

How to Take a Screenshot on Android

The main way to take a screenshot on Android hasn’t changed. All you need to do is press and hold the physical Power + Volume Down buttons together. The screen will flash, and you’ll see a preview of the screenshot in a toolbar.

android 11 image menu

From here you can “Share” and “Edit” the screenshot, plus you’ll usually see an option for taking a long “Scrolling Screenshot.”