An essential functionality today in a mobile phone or tablet is the possibility of taking screenshots, that is to say to grab in an image what appears on the screen at that precise moment on your Essential PH-1.
There are applications that can perform this functionality, but fortunately you do not need to install any additional app as it is included in the Android 7.1 Nougat, Android 8.0 Oreo, Android 8.1 Oreo, Android 9.0 Pie operating system.
When you make a screenshot, you can send that WhatsApp conversation, Tinder, Instagram story, Facebook photo or video frame in the memory of your Essential device.
On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Essential PH-1, 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 Essential PH-1
If you want to make a screenshot to your Essential PH-1 you have to follow these simple steps:
Estimated time: 2 minutes.
1- First step:
First we go to the screen to which you want to make the screenshot of your Essential PH-1, be it a web page, chat or application.
2- Second step:
Press simultaneously the power key and the volume key down of your Essential smartphone. If you want to capture a video the procedure is the same procedure but pressing the power key and the volume key up.
3- Third step:
The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Essential PH-1.
You can find the image gallery on the home screen, it should have a photo icon, an instant photo or depending on the version of the software installed, it is possible that your image gallery application is Google Photos, in this case look for the icon of a four-pointed star made of paper with four colors, one for each point.
4- Fourth step:
Open the image gallery, the images and photos will appear sorted by date,, click on the capture that you just made on your PH-1, and you will be able to edit it, trim it or send it to your contacts or through your preferred social network.
Second method to make a screenshot in PH-1:
1- Go to the screen or application you want to capture the screen on your Essential.
2- Open the notification bar or quick setting bar of your Essential PH-1 by sliding your finger from the top of the screen down and pressing the "Screenshot" icon.
3- The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your phone or tablet Essential.
You can find the image gallery on the home screen, it should have a photo icon, an instant photo or depending on the version of the software installed, it is possible that your image gallery application is Google Photos, in this case look for the icon of a four-pointed star made of paper with four colors, one for each point..
About the device:
It has a processor 4x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 280, a graphics card Qualcomm Adreno and an internal memory of 128 GB (gigabytes).
The Essential PH-1 comes from the factory with the Android 7.1 Nougat, Android 8.0 Oreo, Android 8.1 Oreo, Android 9.0 Pie operating system.
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