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The newly revealed Samsung Galaxy S10 phones all make taking a screenshot with those phones very easy and there’s more than one way to do it. You can actually choose between six different methods, all of which produce more or less the same result. Some work on all Android smartphones, while others are exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy handsets — check them all out below.

Here’s how to take a screenshot on the Galaxy S10 phones:

Samsung Galaxy S10 screenshot method 1: Hold the buttons

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus in Hand

This is the most common way to take a screenshot that more or less works on all Android smartphones. Just press and hold the volume down and power buttons simultaneously, and the screenshot should be created in a second or two.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Press and hold the volume down and power buttons simultaneously.

Samsung Galaxy S10 screenshot method 2: Palm swipe

Taking a screenshot on the Galaxy S10 with a palm swipe may feel a bit odd when you first try it out, but you will get the hang of it pretty quickly. Just swipe the side of your palm across the whole display from left to right or vice versa to take the screenshot. This method will need to be enabled first by heading to Settings > Advanced features > Palm swipe to capture.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Swipe the side of your palm across the display.

Samsung Galaxy S10 screenshot method 3: Smart capture

This method of grabbing a screenshot on the Galaxy S10 phones lets you capture the entire page of a website instead of just what you see on your screen. You start by taking a regular screenshot by pressing and holding the volume down and power buttons simultaneously (method one), or with a palm swipe (method two).

Once that’s done, a few options will pop up at the bottom of the screen. Select “Scroll capture” and keep tapping on it to continue going down the page. Your Galaxy S10 will take multiple screenshots of the page and then stitch them all together to create the final product.

Make sure you enable this Galaxy S10 screenshot method by going to Settings > Advanced Features > Smart capture.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Take a screenshot with the volume down and power buttons or a palm swipe.
  3. Tap the “Scroll capture” option that shows up at the bottom.
  4. Keep pressing the “Scroll capture” button to continue going down the page.

Samsung Galaxy S10 screenshot method 4: Bixby

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Bixby Home

Samsung’s Bixby digital assistant lets you take a screenshot on the Galaxy S10 phones with a simple voice command. Just press and hold the phone’s dedicated Bixby button on the phone and say, “Take a screenshot.”

You can also use Bixby to take a screenshot just by saying, “Hi Bixby,” but you have to set up the feature by going to Bixby home > Settings > Voice wake-up.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Press and hold the Bixby button or say, “Hi Bixby.”
  3. Say, “Take a screenshot,” when the digital assistant is activated.

Samsung Galaxy S10 screenshot method 5: Google Assistant

In addition to Bixby, the Galaxy S10 phones all have Google Assistant on board, which also lets you take a screenshot with a voice command. Just say, “OK Google,” to bring up Assistant. Then just say, “Take a screenshot,” or type in the command with the keyboard.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Say, “OK Google”.
  3. Say, “Take a screenshot”, or type in the command with the keyboard.

Samsung Galaxy S10 screenshot method 6: Smart select

Samsung’s Smart Select feature is great when you only want to capture a specific part of the content displayed on the screen. On the Galaxy S10 phones, you can take a screenshot in two different shapes (square or oval) and even create a GIF. To get started, open the Edge panel from the side, find and tap the “Smart select” option, and choose the shape you want to use. Then just select the area you want to capture and tap “Done.”

Make sure this method is enabled first. To check if it’s turned on, head to Settings > Display > Edge screen > Edge panels.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Open the Edge panel and choose the “Smart select” option.
  3. Select the shape you want to use for the screenshot.
  4. Select the area you want to capture and tap “Done.”

There you have it — these are the six ways you can capture a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy S10 phone. Which one do you normally use? Let us know in the comments!

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