Taking screenshots, or capturing a photograph of the current display on your Samsung Galaxy A7, 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 A7
These are the easy steps you need to take to take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy A7:
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 A7.
There are two ways to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy A7: 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 A7, it will be saved instantly in your device’s gallery.
To edit, crop, or share the most recent capture you made with your Galaxy A7, 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 A7 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 A7:
Versions: A700F (EMEA), A700FD (Malaysia, Pakistan), A700K/A700S/A700L (Korea)
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|LAUNCH||Announced||2015, January. Released 2015, February|
|BODY||Dimensions||151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm (5.94 x 3.00 x 0.25 in)|
|Weight||141 g (4.97 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), plastic back, aluminum frame|
|Size||5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~72.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0.2 (Lollipop)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) – A700FD
Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm) – A700F
|CPU||Octa-core (4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) – A700FD
Octa-core (4×1.8 Cortex-A15 GHz & 4×1.3 Cortex-A7 GHz) – A700F
|GPU||Adreno 405 – A700FD
Mali-T628 MP6 – A700F
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||16GB 2GB RAM|
|eMMC 5.0 or eMMC 4.5|
|MAIN CAMERA||Single||13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm (wide), AF|
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)|
|Radio||FM radio, RDS, recording|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|BATTERY||Type||Li-Ion 2600 mAh, non-removable|
|Talk time||Up to 17 h (3G)|
|Music play||Up to 54 h|
|MISC||Colors||Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold|
|Models||SM-A700F, SM-A700FD, SM-A700K, SM-A700L, SM-A700S, SM-A700X|
|SAR||1.05 W/kg (head) 0.80 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||0.41 W/kg (head) 0.55 W/kg (body)|
|Price||About 300 EUR|
|TESTS||Performance||Basemark OS II 2.0: 813
Basemark X: 4802
|Display||Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.679 (sunlight)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 64dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 73dB|
|Audio quality||Noise -95.2dB / Crosstalk -93.4dB|
Endurance rating 83h