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[Tips & Tutorials] 4 Suggested Ways to take a screenshot! Let's find out!

2019-09-02 10:22:50
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Hi Mi Fans,
Taking a screenshot is an important feature where we can capture the contents and share the info to other people.

In fact, there are 4 SUGGESTED WAYS to take a screenshot on Xiaomi and Redmi devices that running on MIUI. Do you know all of these 4 ways for taking screenshots? Let's find out!

(A) Volume Down + Power Button
This is the most common way to take screenshot on Android devices. Just press these 2 buttons at the same time!

Video demo

(B) Notification shade

There is a "Screenshot" button in the notification shade.Pull down the notification bar, click this button at the notification shade and the screenshot will be taken.

Video demo:

(C) Quick ball
Quick Ball is a floating widget and there is an option for "Screenshot". Wake up the Quick ball and click on the "Screenshot" icon.

Video demo:

How to turn on Quick ball?
Settings - Additional Settings - Quick ball - Turn on

(D) Slide 3 fingers down
As compared to the other 3 ways, this is the MOST CONVENIENT WAY where it is a SIMPLE GESTURE for the users to take a screenshot.

Video demo

How to enable this "Slide 3 fingers down" gesture?
Settings - Additional Settings - Button and gesture shortcuts

Take a screenshot - Select "Slide 3 fingers down"

Which way do you think is the most convenient way to take a screenshot?
Let's comment below.

2019-09-02 10:22:50
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Wizard Bunny

BeingBishal | from MI 9 SE


Helpful Guide, Thanks!
2019-09-02 10:32:35

Pro Bunny

EUD90 | from MI 8


Hi, this is very useful article. I think that phisical buttons are the most convenient.
2019-09-02 10:51:02

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1860bodo | from Redmi Note 5


thanks for information
2019-09-02 11:42:21

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daniel675 | from MIX 3


nice thread, thanks
2019-09-02 13:14:44

Rookie Bunny

6240715869 | from Mi A3


same problem mi a3
2019-09-02 13:40:57

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V. Saran | from Mi A1


Nice info
2019-09-02 15:41:50
V. Saran
Very informative.. and I usually do the screenshot with swipe down my three fingers..
2019-09-02 16:33:59

Wizard Bunny

Suter | from Redmi 3


Good reminder, I usually use 3 finger slide.
2019-09-02 16:44:25

Semi Pro Bunny

aeril | from MI MAX


my screenshot just 1 button touch..simple😆
2019-09-02 20:43:19

Pro Bunny

578448506 mivi | from Redmi Note 5


3 fingers is easiest for me, tks for the info.
2019-09-02 21:46:28
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