How to Screen Record on Galaxy Z Flip 4

Do you want to do a video recording of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 home screen? You don’t need a third-party app to do this as your device already has a built-in screen recorder feature which you can easily use to record a video of your screen activity.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is a premium Android phone that uses a foldable display. It’s 6.7-inch AMOLED display can be folded in the middle allowing it to have a more compact shape which makes it easily fit in your pocket. Some of its best features include a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chip and a battery capacity of 3700 mAh.

How do I record my screen on my Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4?

record my screen on my Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4

You can capture the screen activity of your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 and save it as a video recording on your device. This is useful when you want to send someone instructions on how to use a particular feature on the device or even record your game.

There are two ways you can record screen of your Galaxy Z Flip4. You can do this from the Quick Settings menu or by using Bixby to start a new screen recording.

Using Screen Recorder tile in Quick Settings menu

The easiest way to record video of your screen activity is from the Quick Settings menu.

Pull down the Quick Settings panel by swiping down the top of the screen with two fingers.

Tap and hold Screen recorder icon.

In the Screen recorder section, tap Sound. Choose if you want to record Media sounds or Media and microphone sounds.

Tap Video quality and choose High (1080p), which is a Full HD resolution.

Set up Selfie video size by dragging the slider to the right until you get the right size of the selfie video which will also appear in your screen recordings.

Close the settings page and then pull down the Quick settings panel again. From there, tap the Screen recording icon and your phone will start recording your screen.

To stop recording, tap the square button.

Using Bixby for screen recordings

Another way to record video of your display is by using Bixby. You just need to say, “Hey Bixby, start a screen recording.” This will once again open the pop-up menu in where you will be able to set your preferences for the screen recording.

How do I screenshot on my Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4

If you would rather take a picture of your phone screen rather than do a screen recording, then you just need to take a screenshot. You can do this by simultaneously pressing the power and volume down button at the same time. After doing this, the screen flashes white or you will see a screenshot animation. This means that the screenshot has been successfully taken.

A screenshot toolbar will appear at the bottom of your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4. There are three buttons available, the edit button, the enable scroll capture screenshots or long screenshot button, and the share to social media button.

Another method you can take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 is by the palm swipe method.

You must first enable the palm swipe feature by going to Settings -> Advanced Features -> Motions and Gestures. There will be an option called Palm swipe to capture. Tap on it to enable.

Once enabled you can take a screenshot by swiping your palm on your phone screen.

You can also take a screenshot using Bixby or Google Assistant. If you have Bixby Voice set up on your phone, then you can take a screenshot by saying “Hey Bixby, take a screenshot”.

To take a screenshot on your phone using Google Assistant just say “OK, Google”. Once the feature is active say “Take a screenshot.”

Troubleshooting screen recording issues on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4

If you are unable to do a screen recording on your Galaxy Z Flip4 then here are the troubleshooting steps you will need to do.

Restart the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4

Start the troubleshooting by restarting the phone which will close all running apps and processes. The device RAM will also be cleared of temporary data. This procedure will reboot the operating system of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4and reload all of its services.

Soft reset Galaxy Z Flip4

  • Turn off the phone by pressing and holding the Bixby button and the volume down button on the side of the device.
  • Choose Power off.
  • Choose Power off again. The phone will turn off.
  • Wait for a few seconds.
  • Press and hold the Bixby button on the side of the device to turn on the Samsung phone.

Perform a software update on your Galaxy Z Flip4

Software updates are constantly being pushed by Samsung to its devices to improve its performance, make it more secure, or even add more features.

You might be experiencing screen record issues because of bugs present in the old software version your phone is running on.

Manually getting software update

  • Open Settings and scroll all the way down.
  • Find and tap Software update.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where can I find the screen recordings on my Galaxy Z Flip4?

    You can access your phone screen recordings using the Gallery app.

  2. Will the screen recording also record audio?

    You will need to give permission to the Samsung Capture app to access the microphone so that it can record audio. You also have the option to allow the system sounds to be recorded.

  3. What resolution are my video recording?

    Your video resolution will be what you have initially set it to from the screen recorder menu.

  4. How do I take long screenshots on my Galaxy z Flip4?

    Long screenshots or scrolling screenshot allows you to capture an entire page even if it can't fit your phone screen.
    Navigate to the page you want to capture.
    Take a screenshot.
    When the screenshot toolbar shows up, tap the Scroll Capture button.
    Tap on the screen when you want the feature to stop scrolling.

  5. Can I edit screenshots?

    You can edit screenshots before saving them by using the edit button found at the bottom.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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