Xiaomi Redmi 4a

Xiaomi Redmi 4a

How to take screenshot or screen capture in a Redmi 4a

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 Xiaomi Redmi 4a.

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 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) 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 Xiaomi device.

On the contrary, if you want to record a video of what is shown on the screen of your Xiaomi Redmi 4a, 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 Redmi 4a

Table of Contents:

First method:

If you want to make a screenshot to your Xiaomi Redmi 4a 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 Xiaomi Redmi 4a, whether it's 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 Redmi 4a

3- Third step:

The captured image is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile/cell phone Xiaomi Redmi 4a.

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 Redmi 4a, 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 Redmi 4a:

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 Redmi 4a by sliding your finger from the top of the screen down and pressing the “Screenshot” icon.

Redmi 4a 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, 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 Xiaomi Redmi 4a?

If what you want is to capture a complete web page on your Xiaomi Redmi 4a, even if this function is not yet incorporated into Android, you can do it if the operating system is updated to the latest version since Xiaomi has incorporated it into its layer of personalization.

To take a screenshot with scrolling on a web page, a WhatsApp conversation or any other application of your Xiaomi Redmi 4a 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 top right.

Before it disappears, click on "Scroll" and wait while the scroll is made on the screen, capturing all the content.

When you want to cut the screenshot, press the button that appears at the bottom of the screen, since if the web page or application has a very long or infinite scroll it can generate an image that is too large and block the system.

Once the capture is made, it will be saved in the Redmi 4a image gallery and you can edit and share it on social networks.

Scrollshot in Redmi 4a

About the device:

Xiaomi Redmi 4a is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 139.9 x 70.4 x 8.5 mm (5.51 x 2.77 x 0.33 in), a weight of 131.5 grams, a screen size of 5.0 inches (~69.0% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~296 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, a graphics card Adreno 308, a RAM memory 2 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16/32 GB.

The Xiaomi Redmi 4a comes from the factory with the Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system.

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