Apple iPad Air

Apple iPad Air

How to take screenshot or screen capture in an iPad Air

An essential feature of modern mobile phones and tablets is the ability to take screenshots, or capture an image of what is currently displayed on the screen of your Apple iPad Air.

While there are apps that can perform this function, you don't need to install any additional apps as it is already included in the iOS 7| upgradable to iOS 10.3.2 operating system.

When you take a screenshot, you can save a WhatsApp conversation, Tinder message, Instagram story, Facebook photo, or video frame in the memory of your Apple device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Apple iPad Air, for example to record a video call, a story or a web page or piece of an internet video, you can follow the next tutorial: Record screen from Apple iPad Air

Table of Contents:

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Apple iPad Air you have to follow these simple steps:

Estimated time: 2 minutes.

1- First step:

First, go to the screen that you want to capture a screenshot of on your Apple iPad Air, whether it's a web page, chat, or application.

Screen to capture in iPad Air

2- Second step:

Press the top or power button and the home button simultaneously and release the two buttons immediately, you will hear a click or sound of a photo and the screen will flash.

How to take screenshot or screen capture in an iPad Air

3- Third step:

The captured image will be minimized and will appear in the lower part of the screen on the left of the iPad Air for a few seconds.

If you want to edit or share the capture immediately, click on the thumbnail before it disappears. If you don't want to use the screenshot at this time, you can ignore the thumbnail and continue using the device, taking more screenshots if desired.

Screenshot Step 3 iPhone

4- Fourth step:

If you have clicked on the thumbnail, the screenshot editor will open, allowing you to edit the screenshot. You can cut it, draw on it, erase parts, add arrows, circles, comment bubbles, use the magnifying glass, add text, or add a signature. These tools can be very useful for highlighting important information or annotating the screenshot before sharing it with others.

Edit iPhone screenshot

5- Fifth step:

Once you have finished editing the capture, press “OK” to save it in the photo gallery of your iPad Air. A confirmation prompt will appear, asking you to either save the screenshot in the photo gallery or delete it.

Share iPhone screenshot

6- Sixth step:

If you want to send the capture, press the share button, select the app where you want to share it, and once it has been shared, press “OK.” A confirmation prompt will appear, asking you to either save the capture or delete it.

Send iPhone screenshot

Screenshot without using the buttons on iPad Air

There is another method to take screenshots without using the buttons on the Apple iPad Air, it is an accessibility setting but it can help us if any of the buttons on the iPad Air do not work, it is very difficult for us to press the buttons. two buttons at the same time or we simply look for the convenience of being able to take a capture without using the buttons.

Check out the tutorial “How to take a screenshot without buttons on iPhone” to be able to take screenshots with two or three taps on the back of the Apple iPad Air.

How to capture a full page in Apple iPad Air?

If you want to capture a complete web page on your iPad Air, you should first be aware that this method only works with Apple's Safari browser. Therefore, you should open the page you want to capture with scrolling using the Safari browser.

To take the screenshot, follow the method indicated above. When you take the screenshot, the thumbnail will appear in the lower left of the screen on the Apple iPad Air screen. Click on the thumbnail to access the screenshot editing application. You will see the text “Full page” appear at the top right. Click on it and you will see the full screenshot along with the scrolling on the right side of the screen.

You can now add notes, draw on the capture, crop, rotate and share the screenshot by clicking on the arrow icon in the upper right of the screen. When you are finished, press “Done” to save the edited screenshot in the photo gallery

Scrollshot in Apple iPad Air

Where are screenshots saved on Apple iPad Air?

All the screenshots taken on an Apple iPad Air are saved in the photo gallery both in the recent images together with the photos captured with the camera and in a specific folder that you can see below.
Screenshots are saved in PNG format.

Go to the home screen where you will find the icon of the photo gallery of your Apple iPad Air, it is an icon of a kind of flower with each petal of a different color.

Apple iPad Air Photo Gallery

In recent you will be able to see the screenshots that you have taken recently, they are also saved in a specific category called "Captures", to see this category go down to the "Types of content" section, you will see the "Captures" category, click to access and see all the screenshots taken on your Apple iPad Air.

Content types: screenshots Apple iPad Air

About the device:

Apple iPad Air is a tablet with dimensions of 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 in), a weight of 469 grams, a screen size of 9.7 inches (~71.6% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels (~264 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), a graphics card PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics), a RAM memory 1 GB RAM DDR3 and an internal memory of 16/32/64/128 GB.

The Apple iPad Air comes from the factory with the iOS 7| upgradable to iOS 10.3.2 operating system.

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