How to take a screenshot on Sony Xperia Z1

How to take a screenshot on Sony Xperia Z1

Use this guide and learn how to successfully take a screenshot of your Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone.

This tutorial is easy to follow and you can use it in order to share various data and pictures with your friends or with anyone else interested to see what screenshots you took. Usually, a screenshot can be used to demo and confirm various features of applications, games, operating system updates, new Android changes, and more. Also, you can take a screenshot whenever you score high on one of your favorite games and you wish to brag to your friends.

In order to learn how to take a Sony Xperia Z1 screenshot you will first need to take a look at the guide below:

  1. Open the application or go to the screen that you wish to screen capture.
  2. Now, you need to press and hold Power and Volume Down buttons simultaneously.
  3. That’s it, now you simply have to wait until the camera shutter sound is played and the screen flickers.
  4. To access the screenshot simply pull down the Notification bar or go to Gallery and verify the Screenshot folder.

If you cannot use the button combination listed above, then you might want to use a small application such as Screenshot by Lovekara — Google Play Store link here.

If your device runs on a custom ROM, then you should check its advanced settings and see if there is any option that allows you to enable ‘Screenshot’ button for the Power menu. If there is one, then you should enable it and every time you press the Power button the option ┬áto screen capture your device should be listed along with Power Off, Restart and all the other Sony Xperia Z1 options.

If you can think of any other great ways to take screenshots of your device, then you should tell us in comments and we will make sure to update the tutorial. Also, use the comments field in case you need any extra help.

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