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How to Take a Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S21

If you are a Samsung Galaxy S21 owner you will be pleased to know that there are numerous ways to take a screenshot on your device. From palm swipe to smart gesture and more, there are multiple methods available to you. When you have a screen captured, you can add tags to it, crop it, and share it with others. Depending on the type of Samsung Galaxy S21 you have, you may even be able to add a hashtag to it!

Taking a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy S21 is a very simple task. One of the easiest is by merely pressing the home and power buttons simultaneously. This will trigger the launcher and allow you to view the screen capture on an app. You can use the toolbar to edit and crop a screenshot, change the pen color, and more. It also allows you to create an annotation, which can be very useful when sharing on social media or in emails.

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A more advanced method of taking a screenshot on the Galaxy S21 is by using the Scroll Capture feature. With this feature, you can save more of the screen’s content than before. To enable the feature, you will need to enable the Screenshot toolbar. Also, you will need to hold the volume down and power buttons together for at least two seconds. Once you do, a screenshot of the page you are viewing will be automatically saved to the Gallery.

While the Palm Swipe to Capture option is relatively easy to do, you will need to practice a bit to get it right. For this, you will need to set your hand on one side of the screen, and then use the other side of your palm to swipe down. Once you have done this, you should see a picture appear on the screen and have a little vibration.

The Screenshot toolbar is a feature unique to Samsung, and is located in Settings> Advanced features> screenshots and screen recorder. It comes with a download button, a pencil, a squared line to draw on an image, and a tag and pencil for tagging. Using this toolbar will allow you to quickly and easily crop an image, write on it, and tag it.

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Alternatively, you can capture a screenshot by holding down the side key and the volume down button at the same time. This will let you enter Smart Capture mode, and your screen will automatically scroll down the page for you. In this way, you will be able to take a longer and more detailed screenshot.

Finally, you can do a more complicated trick by triggering the Smart Gesture feature. This option is particularly useful when you are on a flat surface. All you need to do is to place your hand on the screen, and then swipe the edge of your palm across the screen. As a result, you should see a small screen flash and a string of icons appear in the bottom left-hand corner. Tapping on the preview icon will allow you to annotate the mini screenshot.

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