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EMUI 10 Tip: How to take screenshots, scrollshot, partial screenshot, knuckle screenshot



Screenshots let you grab an image of the content that displays on the display of the smartphone, which you can edit, save and share as you want.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to take a screenshot and its different types such as scroll shot, partial screenshot and knuckle screenshot in EMUI 10.

Note: Knuckle screenshot features may not be available on some smartphones.

Take a Screenshot:

  1. Go to Settings > Accessibility features > Shortcuts & gestures > Take a screenshot, and ensure that Knuckle screenshots feature is enabled.
  2. Knock the screen twice in quick succession with one knuckle to take a screenshot.

Or Swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel, then swipe down on it again to show all shortcuts. Touch “Screenshot” shortcut to take a screenshot.

Or press the Power key and Volume Down key together.

Share and Edit a Screenshot, or Switch to Scrollshot:

After you take a screenshot, a thumbnail will display in the lower-left corner of the screen. Then you can:

  • Swipe down on the thumbnail to take a scrolling screenshot.
  • Swipe up on the thumbnail to select a sharing mode and share the screenshot with your friends.
  • Touch the thumbnail to edit or delete it. Screenshots are saved to Gallery by default.

Use Your Knuckle to Take a Scrolling Screenshot:

  1. Knock the screen with a knuckle and hold to draw an “S”. The screen will automatically scroll down to the bottom for you to capture the entire page.
  2. You can touch the screen at any point to stop the screenshot.

Take a Partial Screenshot:

1. Knock the screen with a knuckle and hold to draw an outline around the part of the screen that you want to capture. Make sure that your knuckle does not leave the screen.

2. The screen will display the movement trajectory of your knuckle and take a screenshot of the selected area. Then you can:

  • Drag the frame to the desired position or resize it.
  • Touch a shape icon at the top of the screen to determine the shape of the partial screenshot.

3. Touch to save the screenshot.

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