How to screenshot on Xiaomi Pocophone F1

There are times that you wish you have an easy way to capture what’s on your screen. Luckily for you, a lot of people want that too. That’s the reason why all smartphones have ways to take a picture of the screen. If you’re wondering how to screenshot on your Xiaomi Pocophone F1, follow the steps below.

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How to screenshot on Xiaomi Pocophone F1

There are a number of different ways to take a screenshot on Xiaomi Pocophone F1. It’s up to you which of the methods is more convenient for your lifestyle. Basically though, each of the methods detailed below are all easy though some may require a simple setup first.

Method 1: How to screenshot on Xiaomi Pocophone F1 using hardware keys

The easiest way to take a screenshot on Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is by using the assigned key combination. You may not get it right the first time but since the combination is simple, succeeding attempts should all be worth it. Here’s how to use the hardware buttons to capture your Poco F1 screen:

  1. Open the application/page or screen that you want to capture.
  2. Press and hold both the Volume Down and Power buttons at the same time.
  3. Hold these buttons until you hear a shutter sound.
  4. Once you hear the shutter sound, that’s the cue that a screenshot has been taken.

Should you not hear the shutter sound, or if there’s no screenshot icon shown afterwards, just repeat the steps above until you got it right.

Method 2: How to screenshot on Xiaomi Pocophone F1 using Quick Ball

Quick Ball is a unique assistant on Xiaomi Pocophone F1 device that uses touches. A user can customize up to five shortcuts to allow quick or easy access to selected apps or shortcuts. Using quickball, you have an option to add a shortcut for taking screenshots.

To enable Quick Ball:

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Tap on Additional Settings.
  3. Tap Quick Ball.
  4. Go to Quick Ball settings.
  5. Enable Quick Ball by moving the toggle switch of Turn on Quick Ball to the right.
  6. Enable Stick to the edge after 3 seconds of inactivity so Quick Ball moves to the edge of the screen when not in use after 3 seconds.
  7. To start using Quick Ball, tap its icon, then select the screenshot icon among the options. Tapping on the screenshot icon should allow you capture the screen.

Method 3: How to screenshot on Xiaomi Pocophone F1 using screenshot gesture

Another fast way to capture a screenshot is by using a gesture. For instance to set up a three-finger gesture, follow the steps below:

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Tap on Additional Settings.
  3. Tap Screenshot
  4. Enable three finger slide gesture.
  5. Check if the gesture is now functional by swiping your three fingers from top to bottom.

Method 4: How to take scrolling screenshot on Xiaomi Pocophone F1

Scrolling screenshot or long screenshot is useful if you’re planning on capturing a page that usually goes beyond the full screen that you see. To take a scrolling screenshot:

  1. Capture a screenshot using any of the methods above.
  2. Once the screenshot has been taken, tap on the tiny pop up that shows on the top right of the screen.
  3. Then, tap on the scroll option to tell the device to take a full length screenshot.
  4. Tap on Done after taking the screenshot that you want. Otherwise, just let the device continue to capture a scroll screenshot. This will continue down the screen. It will stop if you tap on the screen.

How to find saved screenshots

Finding your screenshots is easy. Screenshots are saved to the Gallery app by default so what you want to do is manually open the said app and find the folder or album for screenshots.

 


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