Monday, March 25, 2013


How to take a screenshot on the HTC One / HTC M7

So you bought the latest HTC One and are having a ton of fun with it but what fun is the phone if you cant share the cool stuff that you find with your friends. Grabbing a screenshot on an Android is not difficult and if you are using HTC One M7 then you have got multiple ways to take that moment with a screenshot. Let's have a look at how you can use printscreen your HTC One. also read - How to Improve the Battery life of HTC One 

Ways to capture HTC One M7's screen


#1 Native Android Method

Now you might not know this but Android itself has a screenshot mechanism built into its core that can be used by pressing Power button and Volume down button together. This is the universal method is used by most of the Android phones and was built as a core feature in the ICS firmware.
Press the power and volume down keys simultaneously then hold them for two seconds. You will hear a sound followed by some animation which acknowledges that your screen has been captured. The Image will be shown in notification and it will be stored in your default image folder.

#2 HTC Method

HTC's has also added a way to taking a print screen for their devices so that can be used as an alternative if the standard method is not to your liking. All the previous devices One X, One S have this feature as a stock feature which is made a part of the Sense UI that is bundled along with the HTC phones. To use the HTC method of taking a screenshot Press and hold power button and then press the Home button present at the bottom of your phone.

#3 Screenshot taking Apps

Now for some reason if one of the buttons used to take the screenshot there is is another alternate method which though slightly inconvenient still allows you the full use of your phone. There are apps in the Play store that will help you in this matter, be it on HTC One M7 or your any other phone too these apps use the programmable gestures to take the screenshot.

A few tried and tested ones are Screenshot and Screenshot UX If you know of any other better alternatives let us know in the comments.
So you bought the latest HTC One and are having a ton of fun with it but what fun is the phone if you cant share the cool stuff that you find with your friends. Grabbing a screenshot on an Android is not difficult and if you are using HTC One M7 then you have got multiple ways to take that moment with a screenshot. Let's have a look at how you can use printscreen your HTC One. also read - How to Improve the Battery life of HTC One 

Ways to capture HTC One M7's screen


#1 Native Android Method

Now you might not know this but Android itself has a screenshot mechanism built into its core that can be used by pressing Power button and Volume down button together. This is the universal method is used by most of the Android phones and was built as a core feature in the ICS firmware.
Press the power and volume down keys simultaneously then hold them for two seconds. You will hear a sound followed by some animation which acknowledges that your screen has been captured. The Image will be shown in notification and it will be stored in your default image folder.

#2 HTC Method

HTC's has also added a way to taking a print screen for their devices so that can be used as an alternative if the standard method is not to your liking. All the previous devices One X, One S have this feature as a stock feature which is made a part of the Sense UI that is bundled along with the HTC phones. To use the HTC method of taking a screenshot Press and hold power button and then press the Home button present at the bottom of your phone.

#3 Screenshot taking Apps

Now for some reason if one of the buttons used to take the screenshot there is is another alternate method which though slightly inconvenient still allows you the full use of your phone. There are apps in the Play store that will help you in this matter, be it on HTC One M7 or your any other phone too these apps use the programmable gestures to take the screenshot.

A few tried and tested ones are Screenshot and Screenshot UX If you know of any other better alternatives let us know in the comments.

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