You can take a picture (screenshot) or record a video of your phone’s screen. After you capture your screen, you can view, edit, and share the image or video.

Take a screenshot

  1. Open the screen that you want to capture.
  2. Depending on your phone:
    • Press the Power and Volume down buttons at the same time.
    • If that doesn’t work, press and hold the Power button for a few seconds. Then tap Screenshot.
    • If neither of these work, go to your phone manufacturer’s support site for help.
  3. At the bottom left, you’ll find a preview of your screenshot. On some phones, at the top of the screen, you’ll find Screenshot capture Take a screenshot or record your screen on your Android device.

Find, share & edit your screenshot

Tip: If you don’t have the Photos app, you’re likely running an older Android version. Open your phone’s Gallery app and tap Album view Take a screenshot or record your screen on your Android device Screenshots folder.

Record your phone screen

Find screen recordings

Related resources

  • Edit photos with the Photos app
  • Find things in photos with the Photos app

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