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2 Ways to Take Screenshots in iPhone X/8/7, iPad, and Apple Watch

iPhone X no longer has Home button, and iPhone 7/8's Home button has been transformed into a touch-sensitive surface. This requires iPhone users change their gestures to take a screenshots on iPhone.

How to Take Screenshots on iPad/iPhone X/8/7/6/se

We'll cover two ways to do this here: one method that requires using Power button, and the other convenient trick that work in all version of iPhone. Both methods assume you quickly capture screenshots.

To take screenshots in iPhone X, press Side button + Volume up button.

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To take screenshots in iPhone 7/7Plus, press Power(Side) button and tap Home button.

To take screenshots in iPhone 6s later and iPad: Power (Top) button + Home button

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Way 2: Use Screenshots function of Virtual Home Button

Make sure that Assistive Touch is turned on, if it is not, go to enable Virtual Home button.

Step 1: Open the screen you want to capture. Tap Virtual Home button on the screen.

Step 2: Tap Device in the pop-up menu, then click More to continue. Tap Screenshots. to capture the screen.


The screenshots will be automatically saved in Photos app. To find your screenshots, go to the Photos app > Albums Screenshots album. Here you can edit, delete and share the photos and screenshots to your friends.

How to Take a Screenshot on Apple Watch

The method for taking a screenshots on an Apple Watch is very similar to this, but because there is no Home button, you must use the Digital Crown instead.

Step 1: Open the clock face, glance, notification, or apps where you want to take screenshots.

Step 2: Press and hold on the side button and Digital Crown at once.

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