Huawei P20 Pro

Huawei P20 Pro

How to make a screenshot or screen capture in a P20 Pro

An essential functionality today in a mobile phone or tablet is the possibility of taking screenshots, that is to say to record in an image what appears on the screen at that precise moment on your Huawei P20 Pro.

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 8.1 (Oreo) 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 P20 Pro, 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 P20 Pro

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Huawei P20 Pro 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 P20 Pro, be it a web page, chat or application.

Home screen

2- Second step:

Press simultaneously the power key 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.

3- Third step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Huawei CLT-L29, CLT-L09, CLT-L04, CLT-AL00, CLT-AL01.


4- Fourth step:

Click on the capture that you just made on your P20 Pro, 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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Second method to make a screenshot in P20 Pro:

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

2- Open the notification bar of your Huawei P20 Pro by sliding your finger from the top of the screen down and pressing the "Screenshot" icon.

P20 Pro screenshot icon

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

How to capture a full page in Huawei P20 Pro?

If what you want is to capture a complete web page in your Huawei P20 Pro 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 P20 Pro, 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 P20 Pro image gallery and you can edit and share it on social networks.

Scrollshot in P20 Pro

About the device:

Huawei P20 Pro a size of 155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm (6.10 x 2.91 x 0.31 in), a weight of 180 grams, a screen size of 6.1 inches, 93.9 cm2 (~82.0% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 1080 x 2240 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio (~408 ppi density).

It has a processor Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53), a graphics card Mali-G72 MP12, a RAM memory 6/8 GB and an internal memory of 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM.

The Huawei P20 Pro it comes from the factory with the operating system Android 8.1 (Oreo)

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