Philips S396

Philips S396

How to take screenshot or screen capture in a S396

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 Philips S396.

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 Philips device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Philips S396, 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 Philips S396

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Philips S396 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 Philips S396, 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.

Screenshot in  Philips S396

3- Third step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Philips S396.

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 S396, 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

Second method to make a screenshot in S396:

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

2- Open the notification bar or quick setting bar of your Philips S396 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 Philips.

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.

About the device:

Philips S396 is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 141.9 x 73 x 9.7 mm (5.59 x 2.87 x 0.38 in), a weight of 151 grams, a screen size of 5.0 inches (~66.5% 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 1 GB RAM and an internal memory of 8 GB.

The Philips S396 comes from the factory with the Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.

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