How to take a screenshot in BlackBerry 10

It really couldn't be easier.

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BlackBerry recently launched its BlackBerry 10 platform with the Z10 , with the keyboard-equipped Q10 on the horizon . While the new operating system does come with the ability to share your screen with fellow BBM users, not everyone has a BlackBerry 10 device. In those situations, taking and sharing a screenshot is the best way to show off your home screen layout, or perhaps troubleshoot an issue with another user.

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To take a screenshot on your BlackBerry 10 device, you simply need to press and hold both the volume up and volume down keys at the same time for a few seconds. You'll then hear a camera shutter sound effect, alerting you to a successful screenshot.

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Your screenshots are then saved in the Recents section of the Pictures app; you can then share, edit, or delete them.

For PlayBook owners, the process may sound familiar, and that's because it is .

If you're an iOS or Android user who wants to get a glimpse of what BlackBerry 10 is all about, make sure to check out this post where you can find out how to preview BlackBerry 10 from your browser.

 

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