Taking a screenshot or screen capture on your Sony Xperia M5 is very helpful when you want to share your mobile screen with your friends or colleagues. There are two main methods for taking a screenshot ( Print Screen ) on your Sony device.
Name: Sony Xperia M5
1. Take a screenshot on Xperia M5
- On your Sony Xperia M5 phone, go to the screen of which you want to take a screenshot.
- Press and hold the Volume Down and the Power Buttons of your Xperia M5 at the same time and release it after a few seconds. If your Sony device has a home button then press the Home button and Power button to take a screenshot.
- You will hear the screenshot sound and you will also see a screenshot floating on the bottom left ( if you are using Android 8 or higher version ) which indicates that the screenshot has been taken successfully.
- Click on the floating screenshot thumbnail image to view and edit the screenshot on Android Oreo and above or click on the screenshot notification on older Sony devices.
- After editing you can share the screenshot using the share buttons for WhatsApp, Facebook, email, etc.
Also, don’t forget to read our other tutorials for Sony Xperia M5.
2. Sony Xperia M5 Screenshot Using the Toggle Button
- Go to the screen on your Sony Xperia M5 to take a screenshot.
- Swipe down the notification bar to see the screenshot toggle options.
- Click on the “Screenshot Toggle Button” to take the screenshot.
- Now the screenshot will be taken and the screenshot notification will also appear.
- You can edit your Sony screenshot by tapping on the notification.
- That’s it, your screenshots will be saved automatically on your Photos app.
How To Take A Long Screenshot on Sony Xperia M5?
- To take a long screenshot ( Scrolling screenshot ) on Sony Xperia M5, Press and hold the power and volume down button.
- A normal screenshot will be taken, then tap on the “Long / Scrolling screenshot” icon at the bottom of the screenshot thumbnail to continue the long screenshot.
- Tap on the screen to stop the long screenshot.
- Your scrolling screenshot is successfully captured on your Xperia M5.
Where are screenshots saved on Sony Xperia M5?
- Your Sony Xperia M5 screenshots taken will be saved insider the Screenshots folder inside the Photos or Gallery app.
- Open Photos app on your Sony and tap the Library bar icon.
- In the Photos on Devices, Open the Screenshot folder to view the screenshots taken.
- Click on the screenshot that you want to view and share.
About Sony Xperia M5
Sony Xperia M5 has a 5.0″ display, runs on Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10 (28 nm) and came with Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) ,and PowerVR G6200. It has 3GB RAM and a 2600mAh battery.
That’s it, you have successfully taken a screenshot on Sony Xperia M5.
Also Read: Tutorials for Sony Xperia M5.
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