Xiaomi Mi 5s

Xiaomi Mi 5s

How to take screenshot or screen capture in a Mi 5s

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 Xiaomi Mi 5s.

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 6.0 (Marshmallow) 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 Xiaomi device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Xiaomi Mi 5s, 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 Xiaomi Mi 5s

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Xiaomi Mi 5s 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 Xiaomi Mi 5s, be it a web page, chat or application.

Home screen

2- Second step:

There are two methods: using the Android native method by simultaneously pressing the power key and the volume down key or through the manufacturer's system by pressing the home keys and the key to return to its main screen, located at the bottom. This method may not be available, depending on the version of the software you have.

Screenshot in  Xiaomi Mi 5s

3- Third step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Xiaomi Mi 5s.

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 Mi 5s, and you will be able to edit it, trim it or send it to your contacts or through your preferred social network.

Gallery

Video instructions

Second method to make a screenshot in Mi 5s:

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

2- Open the notification bar or quick setting bar of your Xiaomi Mi 5s by sliding your finger from the top of the screen down and pressing the "Screenshot" icon.

Mi 5s screenshot icon

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

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:

Xiaomi Mi 5s a size of 145.6 x 70.3 x 8.3 mm (5.73 x 2.77 x 0.33 in), a weight of 145 grams, a screen size of 5.15 inches (~71.4% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (~428 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), a graphics card Adreno 530, a RAM memory 3 GB RAM or 128 and an internal memory of 64 GB.

The Xiaomi Mi 5s comes from the factory with the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system.

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