Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

How to take screenshot or screen capture in a Xperia Z1 Compact

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 Sony Xperia Z1 Compact.

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 4.3 (Jelly Bean)| upgradable to 5.1 (Lollipop) 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 Sony device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, 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 Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Sony Xperia Z1 Compact 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 Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, 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.

Screenshot in  Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

3- Third step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Sony Xperia Z1 Compact.

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 Xperia Z1 Compact, and you will be able to edit it, trim it or send it to your contacts or through your preferred social network.

Gallery

Users rating on capture screen in Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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Video instructions

Second method to make a screenshot in Xperia Z1 Compact:

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

2- Open the notification bar or quick setting bar of your Sony Xperia Z1 Compact 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 Sony.

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..

About the device:

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact a size of 127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm (5.0 x 2.56 x 0.37 in), a weight of 137 grams, a screen size of 4.3 inches (~61.8% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~342 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, a graphics card Adreno 330, a RAM memory 2 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16 GB.

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact comes from the factory with the Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)| upgradable to 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.

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