How to Take a Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup came out to light in late February during Samsung’s Unpacked event. The South Korean tech giant released the new flagships, along with the world’s first folding smartphone, Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Fit, and Galaxy Watch. The new Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphones came out with new features and Android 9 Pie with Samsung’s new One UI on top of it.

If you’ve already used a recent Galaxy S device, you may already know how to perform everyday actions, such as making a screenshot. If you’re new to Galaxy S10, however, you might find that challenging to pull off, so here’s how to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus.

How to Take a Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus

Hardware keys

The most straightforward method to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus is to use the hardware keys to perform that action. Here’s how to do that:

  • Go to the screen you want to capture in an image
  • Press and hold Volume Down and Power keys at the same time until you feel your smartphone vibrations and hear the shutter sound

Palm swipe gesture to take a screenshot

The South Korean tech giant implemented a very cool way to take a snapshot – palm swipe gesture. To activate the function go to Settings -> Advanced features -> Motions and gestures -> “Palm swipe to capture” and switch it on. When the feature is on, follow the next steps to capture a screenshot:

  • Go to the screen you want to capture in an image
  • Put your hand sideways and steadily swipe it across the display

Use the Bixby Assistant

Even though some Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus users don’t like Bixby, Samsung’s assistant is still useful. You can use it to take a screenshot, for example.

  • Here’s how to achieve that with Bixby:
  • Go to the screen you want to capture in an image
  • Hold the Bixby button and say “take a screenshot” – you might also need to start the command with “hey, Bixby” to activate the service

Similarly, you can use the Google Assistant to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus.

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Use the Bixby button

In the new Galaxy S10 lineup, Samsung added the possibility to remap the Bixby button. You can set it now to take screenshots, for example.

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Here’s how to set Bixby key to capturing screenshots:

  • Go to Settings -> Advanced features -> Bixby key
  • Tap on “Double press to open Bixby” and switch the “Use single press” on
  • Go to Quick Commands and press on the “+” icon
  • Name the command as “Screenshot,” and select “+ add a command”
  • Select “Type a command” and write “take a screenshot” – confirm the selection

Whenever you want to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus, press the Bixby button.

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Use Smart select

Galaxy Edge panels are some useful functions that please the Samsung Galaxy S10 users, also. You can also use Smart select to capture screenshots. Here is how to do that:

  • Go to Settings -> Display -> Edge screen -> Edge panels
  • Ensure that Smart Select is selected
  • Once you’re on the screen you want to capture, swipe in from the right to open the Edge panel
  • Continue to swipe until the Smart select appears
  • Choose one of the geometrical forms that pop up and adjust it over the target screen – to take a screenshot simply tap on Done

That’s it, here’s how to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus.

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