Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 XL

How to take screenshot or screen capture in a Pixel 2 XL

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 Google Pixel 2 XL.

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 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to 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 Google device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Google Pixel 2 XL, 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 Google Pixel 2 XL

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Google Pixel 2 XL 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 Google Pixel 2 XL, be it a web page, chat or application.

Home screen

2- Second step:

Press the power key simultaneously and the volume key down in your Google smartphone. If you want to capture a video the procedure is the same but pressing the power key and the volume key up.

Screenshot in  Google Pixel 2 XL

3- Third step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Google Pixel 2 XL.

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.

Gallery

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 Pixel 2 XL, and you will be able to edit it, trim it or send it to your contacts or through your preferred social network.

Gallery

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Video instructions

Second method to make a screenshot in Pixel 2 XL:

1- Go to the screen or application you want to capture the screen on your Google.

2- Open the notification bar or quick setting bar of your Google Pixel 2 XL 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 Google.

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:

Google Pixel 2 XL a size of 157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 in), a weight of 175 grams, a screen size of 6.0 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~76.4% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~538 ppi density).

It has a processor Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), a graphics card Adreno 540, a RAM memory 4 GB and an internal memory of 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM.

The Google Pixel 2 XL comes from the factory with the Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system.

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