Taking screenshots, or capturing a photograph of the current display on your Samsung Galaxy A12, is a crucial feature of any modern smartphone or tablet.
The good news is that this capability is built right into Android 11 and One UI 3.1, so there’s no need to download any third-party apps to get it.
You can share a WhatsApp chat, Tinder profile, Instagram story, Facebook photo, or video clip from your device’s storage by taking a screenshot.
How to screenshot on Samsung A12
These are the easy steps you need to take to take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy A12:
Time required: 2 minutes on average
Start by opening the app, website, or chat room that you wish to capture a screenshot of on your Samsung Galaxy A12.
There are two ways to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy A12: the standard Android method, which involves pressing the power and volume down keys at the same time, and
Samsung’s own system, which involves swiping the palm of your hand from the right side to the left (or vice versa) of the screen. Depending on the software version you’re using, you might not have access to this feature.
First, you’ll need to enable the “Move palm to capture” option in the settings before you can use this gesture to take a screenshot.
When you take a picture with your Samsung Galaxy A12, it will be saved instantly in your device’s gallery.
To edit, crop, or share the most recent capture you made with your Galaxy A12, open the gallery and the photos and images will show in chronological order.
- Open the Samsung screen or app you want to capture.
- Slide your finger down from the top of the Samsung Galaxy A12 screen and tap the “Screenshot” icon.
- The photo is saved in your Samsung phone or tablet’s gallery. The home screen has a photo gallery.
About Samsung A12:
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G bands||1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|LAUNCH||Announced||2020, November 24|
|Status||Available. Released 2020, December 21|
|BODY||Dimensions||164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm (6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||205 g (7.23 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.1% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||32GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 3GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Quad||48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), AF
5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||8 MP, f/2.2|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|NFC||Yes (market/region dependent)|
|Radio||FM radio, RDS, recording|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer|
|Virtual proximity sensing|
|BATTERY||Type||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||Fast charging 15W|
|MISC||Colors||Black, White, Blue, Red|
|Models||SM-A125F/DSN, SM-A125F/DS, SM-A125F, SM-A125M, SM-A125U, SM-A125U1, SM-A125N, SM-A125W|
|SAR EU||0.67 W/kg (head) 1.38 W/kg (body)|
|Price||₹ 11,478 / $ 155.00 / £ 133.89 / € 159.35 / C$ 249.46 / Rp 2,299,000|
|TESTS||Performance||AnTuTu: 107189 (v8)
GeekBench: 1034 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
|Display||Contrast ratio: 1363:1 (nominal)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||-30.4 LUFS (Below average)|
Endurance rating 123h