You can easily take a screenshot of a web page, or a chat on a Samsung A12 phone. I will explain how to screenshot on Samsung A12.
Samsung Galaxy A12 is a popular mid-range smartphone that offers a range of advanced features, including a high-quality camera and a large, vibrant display. One of the most useful features of the Samsung A12 is the ability to take screenshots, which allows you to capture and save important information, funny memes, or cherished moments with ease.
Whether you’re looking to save a conversation, capture an interesting article, or simply save a funny meme, taking a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy A12 is a simple and straightforward process that you can do it in a few simple steps.
Related: How to Screenshot on Samsung A32
How to Screenshot on Samsung A12 Using Combination of Keys
This is a traditional method where you use the physical keys on the right side of your phone.
- Go to the page or screen you want to capture
- Press the volume down and power buttons simultaneously and quickly release.
A flash will appear on the screen to show that the screenshot has been captured. The screenshot will automatically be saved in your phone’s gallery where you can open it, edit it, or share it.
Shortly after you’ve taken a screenshot, a capture menu will pop up. The menu has three buttons. The first is for scroll shot, used to take a long screenshot (capture full page). The second button is for editing or cropping the screenshot and the third button is for sharing the photo online via WhatsApp, Twitter, etc.
a short press on the volume down and power buttons
After the screen flashes white, a small menu bar will appear at the bottom of the screen. The menu will have three buttons. The first button is to edit and crop the image. The second button is to enable Scroll Capture, while the third button is to share the image on social media.
How to Take Screenshot in Samsung A12 Without Power Button
If your power button or the volume down is broken or not working, you can still take a screenshot on your phone without any buttons using the Palm Swipe to Capture feature or the Assistant Menu. Let’s see how you can use these features.
Method 1: Screenshot Using Palm Swipe to Capture
To use this feature, you will need to enable the palm swipe on your Samsung A12. Go to Settings>Select Advanced features>Motions and Gestures> scroll down to palm swipe to capture. Enable the feature by toggling the button.
Now go back to the screen that you want to capture and then swipe across the screen (right or left, whichever way) using the edge of your palm. The screenshot will be saved in your phone’s gallery under the Screenshots Folder.
Method 2: Screenshot Using Assistant Menu
Another simple method to take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy A12 is by using the Assistant Menu.
How to enable Assistant Menu:
- Go to settings
- Scroll down and select Accessibility
- Select Interaction and dexterity
- The tap on Assistant Menu
Once you enable the Assistant Menu, a little circle with a number of options will pop up on your screen. To take a screenshot, tap on the assistant menu, then select Screenshots. The screen will flash to indicate that the screenshot has been captured.
The screenshot will automatically be saved in your phone’s gallery where you can open it, edit it, or share it.
How to Take Long Screenshot Samsung A12
Samsung A12 also offers a scroll capture feature which you can use to capture an entire webpage or conversation by scrolling down the screen while taking a screenshot. Here is how to take a long screenshot on Samsung A12:
- Take a screenshot of the page using any of the above methods
- The screenshot capture menu will pop up in a few seconds.
- Tap on the “Scrollshot” button to capture all the content on the page.
Your captured picture will be saved in your device gallery and you can edit it to your preference. Taking a long screenshot on Samsung A12 is the same as the one for taking long screenshots on Samsung A32.
Screenshot on Samsung A12 Not Working?
If the screenshot function on your Samsung Galaxy A12 is not working, check the following:
1. Check if the “Palm swipe to capture” feature is enabled: Go to Settings > Advanced features >Motions and gestures> enable the “Palm swipe to capture” button”
2. Check for software updates for your phone: Make sure your phone’s software is up-to-date by going to Settings > Software update>tap on Download and Install.
3. If the palm swipe feature and the phone software is updated, then you will have to use the physical buttons to take a screenshot. Press the Volume Down button and the Power button simultaneously.
How can I Take a Screenshot in Samsung A12 Without a Power Button?
You can either use the Swipe palm to capture feature or enable the assistant menu on your phone to take a screenshot without using the physical buttons.
How do you Screenshot a Long Page on a Samsung Galaxy A12?
After taking a screenshot, tap on the “Scrollshot” button from the capture menu that appears shortly. Use it to capture all the content on the page or chat you wanted to save.
Also, read how to screenshot on Samsung A32