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.

About the author

Jason Cipriani has been covering mobile technology news for over five years. His work spans from CNET How To and software review sections to WIRED’s Gadget Lab and Fortune.com.

 

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