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How to get a snapshot

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Paul-Botros Calculating status...
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Apr 26, 2013 3:55 AM

How can I get a snapshot of a running app like in samsung devices or even ordinary windows computers ( printscreen option )

iPad (3rd gen) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iOS 5.1
  • stedman1 Level 8 Level 8 (49,990 points)
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    Apr 26, 2013 3:56 AM (in response to Paul-Botros)

    Quickly push the Home button and the On/Off button at the same time. The resultant picture will be saved to your camera roll.

  • jesterwylde Level 4 Level 4 (1,335 points)
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    Apr 26, 2013 4:00 AM (in response to Paul-Botros)

    press both the sleep/wake button and the home button at the same time quickly


    Check out: one-ipad-and-ipod-touch.html

    Need a screenshot for a presentation or report, or maybe just to brag convincingly about the insanely high score you just made in a game? Simultaneously hold down the Home and Sleep/Wake buttons, then release them together. You'll hear the same shutter snap sound the iPhone makes when you use the built-in camera to take a photo, and you'll find the snapshot in the Photos app --in the Camera Roll album on iPhone and in Saved Photos on iPad and iPod touch. You can then use the Share button on your device to send it directly via email or MMS or even upload it to MobileMe Gallery if you're a subscriber. And of course you can import these screenshots to your computer with your favorite photo app and use them with any application that accepts images. Also, on iPad you can move the screenshots directly from Saved Photos into Keynote via the built in Photo Browser which lets you choose among all the images you have in the Photos app.


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  • JimHdk Level 7 Level 7 (21,695 points)
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    Apr 26, 2013 3:58 AM (in response to Paul-Botros)

    Briefly press the Home and On/Off buttons at the same time and the iPad will capture a screenshot and save it to the Camera Roll in the Photos app.

  • JimHdk Level 7 Level 7 (21,695 points)
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    Apr 26, 2013 4:19 AM (in response to Paul-Botros)

    How? Lookup screenshot here:


    Or download the iPad User Guide (PDF).


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