Samsung Galaxy A05

Samsung Galaxy A05

How to take screenshot or screen capture in a Galaxy A05

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 Samsung Galaxy A05.

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 13 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 Samsung device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Samsung Galaxy A05, 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 Samsung Galaxy A05

Table of Contents:

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Samsung Galaxy A05 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 Samsung Galaxy A05, whether it's a web page, chat, or application.

Home screen

2- Second step:

There are two methods: 1- Simultaneously pressing the power key and the volume key down, should be a single click at the same time, we will see a flash on the screen and a thumbnail of the capture in the bottom left.

2- Through Samsung's own system: it consists of sliding the side of the palm of the hand across the screen from the right side to the left (or vice versa) of our Samsung Galaxy A05 to that we see a flash that indicates that the capture has been made. This method may not be available, depending on the version of the software you have.

To take the screenshot with this gesture you must first activate it from the settings, go to the settings, click on "Advanced functions", "Movements and Gestures" and activate the option "Move palm to capture".

Screenshot in Samsung Galaxy A05

3- Third step:

When taking the screenshot on the Galaxy A05, a flash will appear on the screen, as if a picture of the screen has been taken. Depending on the version of the installed software and the model or region, a black bar will be displayed at the bottom of the screen from which you can open the screenshot, edit it, share it, or take a long screenshot or scroll screenshot.

Otherwise, a silent notification will appear indicating that the screenshot has been taken, we can click on this notification to view it and perform the action we want with it.

Samsung screenshot notification

4- Fourth step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Samsung SM-A055F, SM-A055F/DS, SM-A055M, SM-A055M/DS.

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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5- Fifth step:

Open the image gallery, the images and photos will appear sorted by date, click on the capture that you just made on your Galaxy A05, 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 Galaxy A05

1- First step:

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

2- Second step:

Display the quick access or settings bar of your Samsung Galaxy A05. 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.

Galaxy A05 screenshot icon

4- Fourth step:

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

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 Samsung Galaxy A05?

If you want to capture a complete web page in your Samsung Galaxy A05, you should know that this method is not currently available natively on Android. However, Samsung has incorporated it into its One UI customization layer.

To make a scroll screenshot of a web page, a WhatsApp conversation, or any other application on your Samsung Galaxy A05, 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 Galaxy A05 image gallery and you can edit and share it on social networks.

Scrollshot in Galaxy A05

Screenshot not working on Samsung Galaxy A05

If none of the indicated methods to capture screen on your Samsung Galaxy A05 has worked, it may be a problem with the settings or software, to solve it we must reset the Galaxy A05 settings.

To do this we go to Settings -> General management -> Reset -> Reset all settings.

A notice will be displayed indicating that all settings except personal data, security, languages, accounts and downloaded applications will be reset (ie this data will not be deleted). Click on “Reset settings” to continue, enter your PIN or unlock pattern and click on “Reset” again, the Galaxy A05 will restart and you can check if the screenshot works correctly.

About the device:

Samsung Galaxy A05 is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 168.8 x 78.2 x 8.8 mm (6.65 x 3.08 x 0.35 in), a weight of 195 grams, , a screen size of 6.7 inches, 108.4 cm2 (~82.1% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~262 ppi density).

It has a processor Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55), a graphics card Mali-G52 MC2, a RAM memory 6 GB and an internal memory of 128 GB 6 GB RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy A05 comes from the factory with the Android 13 operating system.

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