How To Take A Screenshot On WhatsApp

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WhatsApp Messenger is one of the best and most downloaded instant messaging application for smartphones. Taking a screenshot on WhatsApp chat on iPhone or android can be very important because it let’s users save a certain conversation on their smartphone and it can be shared to other users. This below guide will show you every single way of taking a screenshot on any device like android , ios .

How To Take Screenshot On WhatsApp

As per the operating system there are different ways to screenshot on WhatsApp application for Android and iOS users.

Take a Screenshot On whatsApp using iOS default way

Learn How To Take A Screenshot On WhatsApp On iPhone

Follow the below steps on any of the iPhone models. It works on any ios devices like iPad also.

Step 1: Go to the WhatsApp chat screen which you want to take a screenshot.

Step 2: Press and hold the power button and home button simultaneously on your iPhone with home button .

Step 3: You will hear the camera shutter sound which indicates that the screenshot has been taken successfully.

Step 4: You can also insert or share the captured screenshot on emails or different social media sites by accessing it from the phone’s Photos app.

Steps to take screenshot On WhatsApp using Android Default way

This is the best and easy way of taking a screenshot on your android device. You can do this by using hardware buttons or by using the screenshot option on the notification panel drop down menu on the recent android OS like android 9 or android 10.

Using hardware buttons :

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Almost all smartphones have a hardware based option to take a screenshot like pressing the volume down button and power button will work on most of the android devices. Let’s learn how to do it on any android device.


Step 1: Go to the WhatsApp screen which you want to take a screenshot.

Step 2: Press and hold the power button and home button or power and volume down button simultaneously.

Step 3: You will hear the camera shutter sound which indicates that the screenshot has been taken successfully.

Step 4: You can also share these screenshot images to social media applications like facebook, twitter, etc..

Taking screenshot on whatsapp using quick toggle settings in Android 10 or Android Q

Taking screenshot has been made easy with the lastet android update. In android Q devices a screenshot option is shown inside the notification panel itself for easy access.

Step 1: When you are in whatsapp chat you want to screenshot, you can just swipe down the notification panel and click the screenshot quick toggle option.

Step 2: A screenshot will be taken and will be shown in the bottom of the screen. Tap on it to edit the screenshot and save it.

Learn How To Take Screenshot on WhatsApp in Android

You can follow the below steps on any of the android smartphones. This tutorial also works on any android tablets with whatsapp installed as well.

Step 1: First of all you need to download and install the apowersoft screenshot app.

Step 2: Open the app and tap on the Start button to activate the screenshot.

Step 3: Go to the WhatsApp screen which you want to take a screenshot.

Step 4: Press the overlay icon. After pressing the overlay icon the screenshot will appear in the image editor of the app.

Step 5: You can edit the image and when you are done editing Tap on Done and click the “Save” button to store the images on your phone. You can find it in a folder named Apowersoft Screenshot under Gallery.

 

Steps For Taking Screenshot in WhatsApp Using Advanced tool

This tutorial is only for advanced users or developers who knows their way around their computer or smartphone.

Step 1: First of all you need to download the Apowersoft iPhone/iPad Recorder and install on your computer. You can download it by searching on google.

Step 2: Check whether your iPhone and computer are on the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 3: Swipe up from the bottom of the iPhone screen to open the Control Center and tap on the airplay button.

Step 4: Now, tap on your computer name and turn on the mirroring option. After that, your iPhone screen will be immediately projected to the computer.

Step 5: Go to the WhatsApp screen which you want to take a screenshot.

Step 6: Just click the camera icon above the projected screen on the computer and a window will pop up with the screenshot selected in it.

 

How do I take a screenshot on WhatsApp?

Taking a screenshot on Whatsapp is easy. Open Whatsapp and follow our step by step tutorial. Click on the power and volume down button or using google assistant and type in screenshot.

How do I take a screenshot of WhatsApp video?

If you are running android Q you can use the android inbuilt screen recorder to record a video in whatsapp. Or go the video you are watching on whatsapp and download the video to your device by clicking the video and selecting download option . If the video is already downloaded you can see the video in your whatsapp internal media storage location.

How do you screenshot on WhatsApp Iphone?

Taking a WhatsApp screenshot on iPhone is different based on the model of iPhone use a using. If it has a home button press the home button and power button at the same time to take screenshot. Or if you have the latest iPhone x , xs models click the Power button and volume button at same time and release it. Learn more by reading the tutorial above in our post.

Has WhatsApp banned screenshots?

WhatsApp has considered a ban on Chat Screenshots but it’s not fully implemented yet. So you can take a screenshot of status or profile picture.

How to take screenshot in whatsapp video call

Yes you can take a screenshot while in a video call on whatsapp. Just press the default screenshot buttons on your phone.

Conclusion :

Hope you liked our detailed post on taking screenshot in WhatsApp using various methods. Do let us know if you have any problems while taking screenshot in the comments below.


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