How to take native screenshots on your Touchwiz Galaxy Tab 10.1

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Touchwiz update finally added native screenshot support--hoorah! We'll go over how to use it and share the screenshots, all without having to connect it into your computer.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Touchwiz update finally added native screenshot support--hoorah! Here's how to use it and share the screenshots, all without having to connect it to your computer:


Step 1: In the taskbar, you'll notice the new Screenshot icon next to the Recent Apps icon. Tap the Screenshot icon to take your screenshot. You'll see a message pop up that says, "Screen captured. Saved as image file."

Take screenshot
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Step 2: To find your screenshot image, go to your Apps list and select "My files."

My files app
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Step 3: Scroll down to the bottom and select the folder named "ScreenCapture."

Screen capture folder
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Step 4: Select the image you want to share then tap the sharing icon.

Select image then sharing icon
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Step 5: Choose which method you want to use to share the image.

Choose sharing method
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There you go--nice and simple. Now you no longer need to use the Android SDK and a USB cable just to take screenshots of your Galaxy Tab 10.1. Thank you, Samsung!

 

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