How to screenshot on Huawei P20

Capturing a screenshot on Huawei P20 is a breeze. Below are the 4 ways to screenshot on this device. Each of the methods below can be the convenient choice for anyone but the most common option for many people is the first method. For fun’s sake though, we recommend that you try each of them to allow you get a feel on which one to master. Frankly, taking a screenshot is not rocket science but a lot of users still forget how to do it from time to time. We hope this short guide can help you find the right screenshot option for you.

Method 1: How to take screenshot on Huawei P20 using hardware buttons

This is the easiest option to take a screenshot on your Huawei P20. It should be your primary

method of doing this task moving forward. Here are the steps on how to use the buttons to easily take a screenshot:

  1. Prepare the screen or app screen that you want to take a screenshot of.
  2. Press & hold the Power button and Volume Down button at same time.
  3. You should see the captured screen after pressing and holding the Power and Volume Down buttons.
  4. Once you’ve captured the screen, you can then edit or share the image.

Method 2: How to take screenshot on Huawei P20 using Smart Assistance

The second way to capture your Huawei P20 screen is by using a special feature called Smart Assistance. Here’s what you need to do exactly:

  1. Open the Settings app or swipe down the notification panel and tap Settings icon.
  2. Select Smart Assistance.
  3. Tap Motion control.
  4. Enable Smart Screenshot under Knuckle Gestures.
  5. Once Smart Screenshot has been enabled, you can start taking a screenshot using your knuckles or scrolling screenshot.

Method 3: How to take screenshot on Huawei P20 using Notification Panel

This one is pretty straightforward. Simply swipe down from the top to pull down the Notification Panel and tap on Screenshot option.

Method 4: How to take screenshot on Huawei P20 using Three-finger Gesture

Another smart way to capture a screenshot is by the use of your fingers. First, you need to enable the option under Smart Assistance menu, just like in Method 2. Here’s how to do that exactly:

  1. Open the Settings app or swipe down the notification panel and tap Settings icon.
  2. Select Smart Assistance.
  3. Tap Motion control.
  4. Select Three-finger screenshot.
  5. Once Three-finger screenshot has been enabled, you can start taking a screenshot using  your three-fingers.
  6. Once you’ve captured the screen, you can then edit or share the image.