How to Take Screenshots on iPhone

Whether it’s an essential message, an item on a shopping website, a significant moment in a game, or something else, there are occasions when you just want to capture the exact moment on your iPhone display as soon and effectively as you can.

Depending on your iPhone model, there may be a slight difference in the steps required to take a screenshot, but they all entail simultaneously tapping two keys. AssistiveTouch is an accessibility feature that allows you to take a screenshot with one finger if you are unable to utilize the buttons on your iPhone for whatever reason.

In this write-up, we will walk you through how to take screenshots on iPhone. Follow these easy steps to capture any screenshot off of your iPhone.

How to take a screenshot on newer iPhone models without a Home button

  • Firstly, you have to open the app or screen you want to capture.
  • Press the side button and the up volume button at the same time.
  • Let go of the buttons quickly.
  • Afterward, a thumbnail will show up in the lower-left portion of the screen.

How to take a screenshot on older iPhone models with a Home buttons

  • Firstly, you have to open the app or screen you want to capture.
  • Press the side button and the up volume button at the same time.
  • Let go of the buttons quickly.
  • You’ll see a thumbnail display on the screen, much like with FaceID-equipped iPhone models. If you wish to alter the screenshot, press to open it.

How to take a screenshot on any iPhone with AssistiveTouch

With the help of the AssistiveTouch accessibility feature in iOS, you may complete many routine activities without pressing buttons or using swipe motions.

How to activate AssistiveTouch and configure it to take screenshots is shown below.

  • Launch the Settings app, then select “Accessibility.”
  • Tap “Touch,” then “AssistiveTouch,” then activate the function by touching the switch at the top of the screen.
  • Now that AssistiveTouch is enabled, you must select a method for taking screenshots.
  • Choose “Double-Tap” and then “Screenshot.” This causes a screenshot to be taken whenever you double-tap the digital AssistiveTouch button.

To capture a screenshot, just pull up whatever you wish to photograph and double-tap the AssistiveTouch button. The screenshot will be recorded and stored in the Photos app.

How to Take Screenshots on iPhone

How to take a scrolling screenshot on your iPhone

Follow the steps below to take scrolling screenshot

  • Take a standard iPhone screenshot first. Quickly press the side button and the volume up button if your device has Face ID. It’s the side/top button plus the home button for Touch ID.
  • In the lower left corner, tap the snapshot preview. You have to move fairly quickly because it only appears for about five seconds.
  • After that, select Full Page. A preview of the entire scrolling screenshot is displayed beneath Full Page, along with a larger preview in the center. In case the scrolling screenshot is too long, you also have tools to crop it.
  • Click Done after you’re done altering the scrolling screenshot. Two options will be presented to you: one to preserve the scrolling screenshot and the other to remove it.
  • In order to save the scrolling screenshot, hit Save PDF to Files.

You must pick a folder to save the scrolling screenshot in. The Downloads folder or the most recent folder you saved something to will be used by default in the Files app.

How to view scrolling screenshots on your iPhone

The native Files app receives all converted scrolling screenshots as PDF files. Open the Files app, navigate to the folder where your snapshot was saved, then press the image to watch it scrolling.

You may change the file’s name, add drawings, give comments, and more here. The scrolling screenshot may also be shared, but the recipient needs Files or another PDF viewer to view it.

How to view and edit screenshots

After taking a screenshot, you may immediately examine and edit it. The bottom left corner of your screen will immediately show a miniature representation of your screenshot.

  • Find your screenshot on your screen and tap it in the lower left corner.
  • Editor will launch right away.
  • Edit the image.
  • From this screen, you may also share or remove your snapshot.

Unless you choose to remove them right away, your screenshots will also be automatically preserved in your Photos app and your screenshots album.

  • Activate the Photos app.
  • The final image captured will be the one you took.
  • Or you may use your Screenshots album to retrieve all of your screenshots.
  • To view, like, modify, or share a screenshot, choose your choice.
  • In applications like Messages or Mail, you can also hit the camera icon or use the edit menu to add your screenshot to messages, emails, and other types of correspondence.

How to create a screen recording on iPhone

  • Tap the Insert Screen Recording button next to Screen Recording after going to Settings > Control Center.
  • Launch Control Center, select the Screen Recording option, and then watch the three seconds pass.
  • Open Control Center, press the red status bar at the top of the screen or the Selected Screen Recording button, then hit Stop to end the recording.
  • Click Photos, then choose the screen capture you want to use.

Can you change the screenshot button on your iPhone?

Sadly, there isn’t a way to alter the button combination that your iPhone uses to create a screenshot. However, if one of your physical buttons isn’t working, you may utilize Assistive Touch or Back Tap.

Effective Tip to Fix Screenshot Not Working on iPhone

Export important Files from iPhone to a Computer

  • Sync your iPhone with a computer running Windows 7 or later. Click “Phone to PC” on the screen after starting EaseUS MobiMover. Then proceed by clicking the “Next” button.
  • Verify which categories you want to export from your iPhone to a Windows 10/8/7 computer.
  • The images will now be instantly transferred from your iPhone to your PC by clicking the “Transfer” button.

Conclusion

Depending on your iPhone model, there may be a slight difference in the steps required to take a screenshot, but they all entail simultaneously tapping two keys. The steps involved in how to take screenshots on iPhones have been stated in this article.

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