In today’s world, it’s almost impossible to keep yourself from snapping pictures or taking screenshots. From personal snaps to work-related files, there are just so many reasons why you should take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy S21. If you have been reading our previous articles on the Samsung S21, you would know that this smartphone has a ton of features and functionalities packed into it.
Given its role as an enterprise phone, the S21 comes with several security measures. However, this can be restrictive at times and prevents users from taking screenshots without alerting the admin of your company. As such, in this article, we will cover everything you need to know about how to take a screenshot on a Samsung Galaxy S21.
Palm swipe is a fast and easy method to capture screenshots on your Samsung Galaxy S21
The advanced features on the Samsung Galaxy S21 make it easy to capture screenshots on your device. Palm swipe is one such advanced feature, which you can activate with a palm swipe gesture. This gesture allows you to take a screenshot of a specific window or app quickly. You can also use it to share screenshots with other people. This feature is enabled by default. This is how it works:
- Navigate to the screen you want to take a screenshot of. This can be a picture, website or a specific app.
- Using the edge of your palm, while in contact with your phone, swipe from the left side of the screen to the right side.
- This can also be done from the right side of the left side screen
The screenshot will then be captured and saved in the screenshot album.
Taking a Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S21 using the key combination
There are three ways to take a screenshot on your Samsung S21 smartphone. Let’s have a look at them.
Key Combination: This option uses a key combination to take a screenshot on your Galaxy S21. The standard key combination to take a screenshot on Samsung devices involves pressing the “Power” and “Volume” Down buttons at the same time.
This would take a screenshot and save it to your phone’s “Gallery” section or screenshot album.
Palm swipe: The second way to take a screenshot on the Galaxy S21 is with the palm swipe method. To use this method, you must hold the phone in your left hand. Then, with the edge of your palm, swipe across the screen from left to right. This will take a screenshot.
S-Pen: The third method to take a screenshot on Galaxy S21 using the S-Pen. This option lets you capture more on the screen and is particularly useful for taking screenshots of large documents or web pages. To use this option, go to the screen you want to take a screenshot of :
- Using the Pen, tap "Air Command."
- Tap "Smart Select."
- Select Your shape
- Then highlight the area on the screen.