T-Mobile myTouch 3G

T-Mobile myTouch 3G

How to take screenshot or screen capture in a myTouch 3G

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 T-Mobile myTouch 3G.

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 1.5 (Cupcake) 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 T-Mobile device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your T-Mobile myTouch 3G, 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 T-Mobile myTouch 3G

Table of Contents:

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your T-Mobile myTouch 3G 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 T-Mobile myTouch 3G, whether it's a web page, chat, or application.

Home screen

2- Second step:

Simultaneously press the power button on your T-Mobile and the volume button down. If you want to capture a video the procedure is the same but pressing the power button and the volume up button.

Screenshot in T-Mobile myTouch 3G

3- Third step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone T-Mobile myTouch 3G.

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.

%s Photo 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 myTouch 3G, 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 myTouch 3G

1- First step:

Go to the screen or application you want to capture the screen on your T-Mobile.

2- Second step:

Display the quick access or settings bar of your T-Mobile myTouch 3G. 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.

myTouch 3G screenshot icon

4- Fourth step:

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

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 T-Mobile myTouch 3G?

To take a screenshot with scrolling on a web page, a WhatsApp conversation or any other application of your T-Mobile myTouch 3G take the screenshot with the method indicated above, when taking the screenshot the capture will appear and the screenshot menu for a few seconds at the bottom.

Before it disappears, click on the "Capture more" icon and an editing menu will appear where you can select up to what point on the screen you want to capture.

Once the capture is made, it will be saved in the myTouch 3G image gallery and you can edit and share it on social networks.

Scrollshot in myTouch 3G

About the device:

T-Mobile myTouch 3G is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 113 x 56 x 14.7 mm (4.45 x 2.20 x 0.58 in), a weight of 116 grams, a screen size of 3.2 inches (~48.2% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 320 x 480 pixels (~180 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor 528 MHz ARM 11, a graphics card Adreno 130, a RAM memory 192 MB RAM and an internal memory of 512 MB.

The T-Mobile myTouch 3G comes from the factory with the Android 1.5 (Cupcake) operating system.

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