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How to Take a Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5

How to Take a Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5

Posted by Trent H on 12th Sep 2023

Want to capture your screen on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5? You're in luck! We've got you covered with multiple methods to take screenshots effortlessly.

Method 1: Using Hardware Buttons

  1. Navigate to the page or screen you want to capture on your Galaxy Z Flip 5.
  2. Press both the side button and the volume down button simultaneously. Be sure not to hold them for too long, as this could bring up the power options menu. A quick press of both buttons is sufficient.

Method 2: Use the Palm Swipe Gesture

  1. First, enable the Palm swipe gesture by following these steps:
    • Open the Settings app.
    • Go to "Advanced features."
    • Select "Motions and gestures."
    • Toggle on "Palm swipe to capture."
  2. Once you've enabled this feature, go to the page you want to capture and swipe the side of your hand across the screen from side to side. Your Galaxy Z Flip 5 will automatically capture a screenshot.

Method 3: Access the Assistant Menu

  1. Enable the Assistant menu by following these steps:
    • Launch the Settings app.
    • Go to "Accessibility."
    • Select "Interaction and dexterity."
    • Toggle on the "Assistant menu."
  2. After enabling the Assistant menu, you'll see a floating button on your screen. Navigate to the page you want to capture, tap on the button, and choose "Screenshots."

Method 4: Use Voice Commands (Bixby or Google Assistant)

  1. For Bixby:
    • Go to the page you want to capture.
    • Say, "Hi, Bixby," or press and hold the side button.
    • Say, "Take a screenshot."
  2. For Google Assistant:
    • Go to the page you want to capture.
    • Say, "OK, Google."
    • Say, "Take a screenshot."

Method 5: Try Flex Mode

  1. Enable Flex mode:
    • Open the Settings app.
    • Tap on "Advanced features."
    • Go to "Labs."
    • Select the "Flex mode panel."
    • Toggle on the apps you want to use with Flex mode.
  2. To take a screenshot using Flex mode:
    • Navigate to what you want to screenshot.
    • Fold the device halfway, at about a 90-degree angle.
    • The bottom side of the screen will display a set of options.
    • Select the "Screenshot" icon.

Method 6: Use the Edge Panel

  1. Enable the Tasks Edge Panel:
    • Swipe out the Edge Panel.
    • Tap on the Settings icon.
    • Find the Tasks panel and enable it.
  2. After enabling this feature, navigate to the page you want to capture, pull out the Edge Panel, go to the Tasks panel, and tap on the "Take Screenshots" icon.

Method 7: Use Scroll Capture

  1. Capture more content than what's visible on the screen by using Scroll Capture:
    • Navigate to the page or app you want to screenshot.
    • Take a screenshot using any of the methods mentioned above.
  2. A screenshot toolbar will appear. Select the "Scroll Capture" icon.
  3. Tap on the screen when you want to stop scrolling.

With these various methods, you can easily capture screenshots on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 to save or share content from your device