How to Take Screenshots on BeReal Secretly Without Notifying Someone?

You might be aware that taking screenshots on the BeReal app notifies the post’s creator. Well, there is nothing to wonder you can easily take screenshots of a post without notifying or altering the post’s creator. In this guide, we’ve listed a few solutions that have helped many users to take screenshots on BeReal secretly without notifying someone.

BeReal app was launched in 2020, and it has been storming all over the social media platform ever since. In addition, the app is ranked 40th on the play store and 6th on the Apple iOS store in social networking. It has over a million downloads on the Google Play Store. This app has become very popular among the Gen-Z generation (aged 23–38). It allows its users to take a combined front and rear camera photo. The picture can be taken only when the app notifies for it.

How to Take Screenshots on BeReal Secretly Without Notifying Someone

How to Take Screenshots on BeReal Secretly Without Notifying Someone

Just like many other social media channels, BeReal does notify the photo owner if someone has screenshotted their posts. This is not crucial information as it helps them to analyze the reach of the post, but in many cases, users don’t want to reveal that they are taking screenshots. Don’t worry, we have some foolproof methods to help you do just that.

Also read: Fix: Time To BeReal Notification Not Showing Up on iPhone or Android

Method 1: Recording BeReal Screen

As you know, taking screenshots on the BeReal app notifies the post creator, but while recording the user’s post on the app, it won’t be able to detect that the screen recording is turned on the mobile device. This can be done by using your Android/iOS native or default screen recorder app. The procedure is as follows for Android and iOS devices:

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For Android devices

  • Swipe down the notification bar on your device.
  • Under quick toggles, find “Screen recorder” and tap on it.

  • Afterward, a prompt will appear on your device, as shown in the below image.

  • Finally, tap on the start button, and the recording will start.
  • Now head to the BeReal app and start capturing the posts.

  • When you have captured everything, tap on the stop button, and it will be saved in your phone’s gallery.

After you have captured the required content. Open the saved recording from your device’s gallery app. You will find a recording of the posts from the BeReal app. You may take screenshots or crop the video to save the photos.

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For iOS devices

On iOS devices do make sure that screen recording is added in the control center. If it is not added follow these steps:

  • Click on the settings app on your iOS device.
  • Go to the control center. Add screen recorder option to it.

When you are finally done with the above steps, follow the below procedure to capture BeReal posts:

  • Launch the control center.
  • Tap on the screen recorder. (Shown in below image).

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  • Afterward when recording starts launch the BeReal app and capture all the desired content/posts.
  • When the recording is finished, tap the record button in the lower top corner.

After you have captured the required content, open the saved recording from the device’s photos app. Now you can screenshot the frame of the post without notifying the post creator.

Method 2: Use Secondary Device To Capture Photo

If you find the screen recorder method very complex, then you should definitely try this second method, which is quite a bit easier. For this method, you need to have a secondary device, you may also borrow your friend’s smartphone to complete the following steps:

Also read: Fix: BeReal Not Loading or Working

  • Open the BeReal app on your first mobile device and navigate to the post you want to screenshot or capture.
  • Take the second mobile phone and open the camera app.

How to Take Screenshots on BeReal Secretly Without Notifying Someone

  • Finally capture the first mobile screen containing posts, as capturing is performed by another mobile device and BeReal won’t be able to detect it.

After some cropping and giving it a final touch, you are finally able to take a screenshot in BeReal secretly without notifying anyone.

Method 3: Take Screenshot In Recent Apps Tab

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Do not worry if you find both of the above methods complex. The method below is very simple, with no complexity, here are the steps:

  • Launch the BeReal app and navigate to the post where you want to take a screenshot.
  • Tap the menu button to bring up the recent apps screen shown below.

How to Take Screenshots on BeReal Secretly Without Notifying Someone

  • Finally, take the screenshot, and you are good to go. This method works the same on Android and iOS devices.

Method 4: Take Screenshot And Clear Data

If the methods listed above don’t work for you, here is another method to capture screenshots secretly without notifying anyone. This method might be complex for some users, but it is always good to give it a try. However, the methods are different for both Android and iOS devices but quite easy to understand.

For Android devices

  • Launch the BeReal app. Navigate to the post or photo where you want to take a screenshot.
  • Now, turn off mobile data and WiFi. (Also turn Airplane Mode on.)
  • Finally, take a screenshot of the picture as per your desire.
  • Close the BeReal app.
  • Go to settings > apps > manage apps > find BeReal.
  • Tap on the BeReal, and a screen will appear like the one below.

  • Tap on the “force stop” and “clear data” buttons to clear all the app’s data.
  • You can now disable airplane mode and enable both mobile data and WiFi.
  • Finally, launch the app again, and you are good to go.

If you follow all the steps carefully, the post creator will not get any notification, as BeReal won’t be able to detect screenshots in offline mode.

For iOS devices

  • Launch the BeReal app. Navigate to the post or photo where you want to take a screenshot.
  • Now, turn off mobile data and WiFi. (Also turn Airplane Mode on.)
  • Finally, take a screenshot of the picture as per your desire.
  • Close the BeReal app.
  • Now, navigate to your home screen and long tap on the BeReal app; a heads-up will appear like the one below.

  • Tap on “remove app” and select the “delete” option.
  • Finally, tap on the “Delete app” option and BeReal will be removed from your iOS device.

How to Take Screenshots on BeReal Secretly Without Notifying Someone

  • You can now turn off airplane mode and enable mobile data and WiFi.
  • Navigate to the App Store and look for the BeReal app.
  • Download the BeReal app, sign in again, and you are good to go.

If you follow all the above steps carefully, the post creator will not get any notification, as BeReal won’t be able to detect screenshots in offline mode.

Conclusion

This brings us to the end of this guide for taking screenshots on BeReal secretly without notifying someone. All of the above methods are quite simple if you try them at least once. If you face any difficulty, then comment down below and we will help you out.

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