Huawei Honor 5A

Huawei Honor 5A

How to take screenshot or screen capture in a Honor 5A

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 Huawei Honor 5A.

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 Android 5.1 (Lollipop) 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 Huawei device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Huawei Honor 5A, 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 Huawei Honor 5A

Table of Contents:

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Huawei Honor 5A 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 Huawei Honor 5A, whether it's a web page, chat, or application.

Home screen

2- Second step:

Press the power key simultaneously and the volume key down. If you want to capture a video the procedure is the same but pressing the power key and the volume key up. In EMUI (customization of Huawei to the Android operating system) drag three fingers from the top of the screen down to perform the screenshot.

Screenshot in Huawei Honor 5A

3- Third step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Huawei Honor 5A.

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, your image gallery application may be Google Photos, in which case look for the icon of a four-pointed star made of paper with four colors, one for each point.

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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 Honor 5A, and you will be able to edit it, trim it or send it to your contacts or through your preferred social network.

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Video instructions

Screenshot without using the buttons on Honor 5A

1- First step:

Go to the screen or application you want to capture the screen on your Huawei.

2- Second step:

Display the quick access or settings bar of your Huawei Honor 5A. To do this, slide your finger down from the top of the screen, the shortcuts to device settings will be displayed.

Open Android quick panel

3- Third step:

Press the screenshot icon, if you don't see the icon, swipe down again to display the full panel.
If you can't see this icon, you may need to add it to the shortcuts panel.

Honor 5A screenshot icon

4- Fourth step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your phone or tablet Huawei.

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, your image gallery application may be Google Photos, in which case look for the icon of a four-pointed star made of paper with four colors, one for each point.

How to capture a full page in Huawei Honor 5A?

If you want to capture a complete web page in your Huawei Honor 5A first of all you should know that this method is not available natively on Android for the moment however Huawei has incorporated it into its EMUI customization layer.

To make a scroll screenshot of a web page, a WhatsApp conversation, or any other application on your Huawei Honor 5A, follow these steps:

1- Take a screenshot using the method indicated above. When taking the screenshot, the capture and screen capture menu will appear for a few seconds before disappearing.

2- Click on “Scrollshot” and wait while the screen scrolls, capturing all the content.

3- When you want to stop the screenshot, click on the screen. If the web page or application has a very long or infinite scroll, it can generate a very large image and block the system.

Once the capture is made, it will be saved in the Honor 5A image gallery and you can edit and share it on social networks.

Scrollshot in Honor 5A

How to capture a full page in Huawei Honor 5A?

To take a screenshot with scrolling on a web page, a WhatsApp conversation or any other application of your Huawei Honor 5A take the screenshot with the method indicated above, when taking the screenshot the capture will appear and the screenshot menu for a few seconds at the bottom.

Before it disappears, click on the "Capture more" icon and an editing menu will appear where you can select up to what point on the screen you want to capture.

Once the capture is made, it will be saved in the Honor 5A image gallery and you can edit and share it on social networks.

Scrollshot in Honor 5A

About the device:

Huawei Honor 5A is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 144.2 x 72.5 x 9 mm (5.68 x 2.85 x 0.35 in), a weight of 140 grams, a screen size of 5.0 inches (~65.9% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, a graphics card Mali-T720MP2, a RAM memory 2 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16 GB.

The Huawei Honor 5A comes from the factory with the Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.

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