Taking a screenshot on iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) can be difficult sometimes due to many software versions and iPads available nowadays. Taking a screenshot or screen capture can be helpful in many situations like when you want to show a colleague or friend a new app or some information on your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017).
iPad Name : iPad Pro 12.9 (2017)
Unlike iPad models which used the home button and power button to take a screenshot. iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) has no home button so the screenshot process is a little different.
Let’s learn how to take a screenshot on iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) using the 2 different methods.
How To Take Screenshot On iPad Pro 12.9 (2017)
In this method, we will learn to take a screenshot or Print screen or Screen capture of your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) screen by using iPad hardware keys.
- Navigate to the app screen on your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) which you want to take a screenshot.
- Press and hold the power or sleep button at the top right of your iPad and the volume up button simultaneously in your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) and hold them for few seconds.
- You will hear a screenshot sound and the screen will flash indicating that the selected screen has been captured successfully.
- After that, a screenshot thumbnail will appear on the left side corner of your screen.
- Tap it the screenshot to open it and edit the screenshot. Click done after you are done editing. The screenshot will be saved in the screenshot folder in your photos app.
Follow the below tutorial to take a screenshot when your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) power button is not working or broken.
Screenshot On iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) Using Assistive Touch
- On your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017), go to Settings >> Accessibility and look for Touch > Assistive touch and enable it by tapping it.
- Then choose Customize Top Level Menu and then Choose Custom Icon.
- Now choose the Screenshot icon from the list. Now the screenshot function is added to assistive touch.
- Go to the screen of the app or website you want to take a screenshot of on your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017).
- When you are ready Tap on the Assistive touch >> Screenshot button Or tap on device >> Select more and then Screenshot button.
- Now the screenshot will be captured on your iPad Pro and saved on the photos gallery under the screenshot folder. You will also see a floating screenshot icon. Click on it to edit and share.
How do you take a screenshot on iPad Pro 12.9 (2017)?
On your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017), Press and hold the power button and click the volume up button at the same time. Leave it when you hear a screenshot sound or a white flash on your iPad screen.
If your lock button on your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) is not working taking a screenshot will be a little difficult. Instead, you can use the assistive touch software feature. Enable Assistive touch by Settings > General > Accessibility > Assistive touch. Then choose the screenshot button by clicking on the white button and choose Device > More > Screenshot button. Click on it to take a screenshot.
The lock button is located to the top right side of your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) device. The lock or sleep button also acts as a power button.
On your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017), if your power button is not working, you have to first enable the assistive touch feature by going to Accessibility and enable assistive touch. Then click on the floating button and then choose Device and More option and choose the screenshot option to take a screenshot.
Where will be the screenshot saved on iPad Pro 12.9 (2017)?
After taking your screenshot, it will be saved automatically inside the Photos app under the folder named screenshots on your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017).
iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) Specs
Your iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) has a 12.9″ screen with a Apple A10X Fusion (10 nm) processor ,null and 4GB RAM. Your iPad was launched with iOS 10.3.2, upgradable to iPadOS 13.4.1 Operating System.
I hope our screenshot tutorial for iPad Pro 12.9 (2017) was helpful.
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Navaneethan is a fulltime technical writer who writes how-to tutorials in an easy step by step way. He has good technical knowledge of using Windows OS for 5 years and how to fix errors.