How to take a screenshot on my Samsung Galaxy A10, A20, A30, A40, A50 and A70

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Screenshots

There are photographs taken by a telephone or computer and, although they are not totally professional photos, they allow you to capture elements shown through the video output device, that is, your mobile device screen, your computer monitor or any other medium.

Generally, screenshots are used for explain how a program works, installation methods, reporting a problem in an application or web page, among many other things.



Ways to take the screenshot

For computers, these have a specific command inside the keyboard, is located on the right side and is represented by the names Print Screen, Print Screen, Imp Screen, ImpPnt or Sysrq Prtscn.

Variations depending on the operating system

The keyboard command that allows the computer to take a screenshot may differ depending on the operating system. So that:

  • On computers Mac OS, using the keys Command, Shift e 3, you can take a screenshot which will be saved on the desktop.
  • With the keys Command, Option, Shift e 3, it will be saved to the clipboard and you will need to paste it into a document.
  • With the same options, but pressing key 4 instead of 3, you can select the area where you want to take a screenshot with the mouse.
  • In Windowsinstead, just press the key Print Screen to take the screenshot. This will be saved to the clipboard, so you will need a data processing program to paste it or using the Paint program.
  1. Starting with Windows 7, the user options logging option is implemented.
  2. In Windows 8, pressing the keys Win e Print Screen, the screenshot is automatically saved in a folder of the image gallery named » Screenshot «.

Screenshots on mobile phones

Just like the way it is possible take a screenshot or a long screenshot  on a computer it varies depending on the operating system and version of that operating system, this is also different when it comes to cell phones.



Depending on the make and model of your mobile device, the way you can acquire the screenshot may be different.

Screenshot mode on Samsung phones

This time you will explore if there are major differences between devices belonging to the Samsung brand, especially those belonging to the gamma A: A10, A20, A30, A50 and A70. On the other hand, if your mobile is a Samsung J series and you want to take a screenshot, the procedure may be slightly different.


  • The main and traditional form, not only of the phones belonging to this model, but also of the vast majority of Samsung brand phones, is in the power button and one of the volume control buttons.
  • When you press the power button and volume down at the same time, the phone will have a white screen effect, indicating that the screen capture was successful.
  • You will be able to view the result of the capture in your image gallery.

The other option these phones have is through it hand scrolling across the screen. To activate this option you need to:


  1. Enter the configuration panel of your phone.
  2. Enter the advanced functions section.
  3. Click on the gestures and gestures section.
  4. Check the box corresponding to scroll to scan.

No changes in methods

This way, you can slide the edge of your hand across the screen to scan to your phone. These methods, like doing a hard reset to the Samsung Galaxy A range, do not vary, so it doesn't really matter if you have the A10 or A70, the means of capturing the screen are the same.

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