How to Capture Screenshot for the Google Nexus 7

Take Nexus 7 Screenshot

This guide is here for you to use and learn how to successfully take a screenshot with your Google Nexus 7. It might be the easiest task that you will ever need to learn how to apply on your Nexus 7 tablet device.

Google Nexus 7 screenshot tutorial should work with any tablet that is rooted, non-rooted, running stock Android or Custom Android, as well as custom Kernels.

This tutorial is easy to follow and, even if you’re a beginner you will still manage to get it right only after a few attempts. Advanced users might already know how to take a screenshot.

After you save the screenshots taken with your tablet you will find all of them under Gallery app. Taking screenshots is great for users who are experiencing problems with various apps or Android functions, so that they are able to ask for help on Android popular community forums. Also, it is great to have screenshots of various video game achievements and high scores, so that you can brag to your friends and have a permanent memory of your best video games sessions.

How to capture Google Nexus 7 screenshot

  1. Open the app or screen that you wish to screen capture.
  2. Press and hold Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time.
  3. Release both buttons when you hear the shutter sound and the tablet Blinks.
  4. Open the Notification panel to check the screenshot preview.
  5. Use the share button in order to send the screenshot.
  6. If you want to check again the screenshot, then you simply open the Gallery app and it will be listed under Screenshot folder.

These were all the steps that you had to follow in order to learn how to successfully capture a screenshot of your Nexus 7 tablet screen.

Make sure to repeat the guide more than once in case you won’t get it right the first time. In case you still can’t figure out how to take a screenshot, then you might want to try the Screenshot app by Lovekara from Google Play Store.

Ask for any extra help in case you cannot complete the tutorial.

In case your Google Nexus 7 tablet runs on a custom ROM or it uses a custom kernel, then you might be able to add the Screenshot option in the Power Menu. This menu appears whenever you’re pressing the Power button for several seconds. If that works for the installed ROM, then you should find this option in the Settings > Display section.

If you have an alternative method that helps Nexus 7 users take screenshots easier you should list it below.

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