Huawei Mate S

Huawei Mate S

How to take screenshot or screen capture in a Mate S

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 Huawei Mate S.

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 5.1.1 (Lollipop)| planned upgrade to 6.0 (Marshmallow) 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 Huawei device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Huawei Mate S, 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 Mate S

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Huawei Mate S 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 Huawei Mate S, be it 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 Mate S

3- Third step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Huawei Mate S.

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 Mate S, and you will be able to edit it, trim it or send it to your contacts or through your preferred social network.

Gallery

Video instructions

Second method to make a screenshot in Mate S:

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

2- Open the notification bar or quick setting bar of your Huawei Mate S by sliding your finger from the top of the screen down and pressing the "Screenshot" icon.

Mate S screenshot icon

3- 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, 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..

How to capture a full page in Huawei Mate S?

If what you want is to capture a complete web page in your Huawei Mate S 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 on a web page, a WhatsApp conversation or any other application from your Huawei Mate S, take the screenshot with the method indicated above, when taking the screenshot the capture and the screen capture menu will appear for a few seconds, before it disappears, click on “Scrollshot” and wait while scrolling on the screen capturing all the content, when you want to cut the screenshot, click on the screen to stop since if the web page or the application has a very long or infinite scroll it can generate a too large image and block the system.

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

Scrollshot in Mate S

About the device:

Huawei Mate S a size of 149.8 x 75.3 x 7.2 mm (5.90 x 2.96 x 0.28 in), a weight of 156 grams, a screen size of 5.5 inches (~73.9% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz & 4x1.5 GHz), a graphics card Mali-T628 MP4, a RAM memory 3 GB RAM and an internal memory of 32/64/128 GB.

The Huawei Mate S comes from the factory with the Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)| planned upgrade to 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system.

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