How to take a screenshot on a HTC phoneEver since phones started getting smarter the number of interesting things we can do on our phone has increased at an incredible rate. So what would be more tempting than sharing with your friends what you got going on on your screen. This is of course where the ability to take a screenshot of what is happening comes into play. This can on some phones be a bit of a hassle, as the manufacturers of these phones wont risk the cost going up or compromise the design of the phone.
If you are the owner of a HTC Android phone however the company has built in a way for you to do this. Be warned though that it can be a bit tricky to master, rest asured though that once you get the motion in it is like riding a bicycle. You wont forget it.
This should work on all Android HTC phones such as the HTC one x, HTC one s HTC one v, HTC explorer, HTC desire, HTC wildfire, HTC sensation and many more.
- Press and hold the power button.
- Without releasing the power button now press the home button.
- The screen can now be found in your gallery.
It’s been almost two years now since this article was first written and even though it is still working for a number of phones it’s time to update it with the new and more used way of doing it. If your phone is quite new it could be that the standard Android way of doing a screenshot will work better for you. Anyways, if the method described above it not working out for you, you should check out this alternative method.
- Press and hold the power and volume down button at the same time.
- That’s it.