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How to screenshot on Samsung S20 5G | Step by Step User Guide

Taking screenshots, or capturing a photograph of the current display on your Samsung Galaxy S20 5G, 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 S20 5G

Method 1:

These are the easy steps you need to take to take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy S20 5G:

Time required: 2 minutes on average

First Step:

Start by opening the app, website, or chat room that you wish to capture a screenshot of on your Samsung Galaxy S20 5G.

Second Step:

There are two ways to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G: the standard Android method, which involves pressing the power and volume down keys at the same time, and 

How to screenshot on Samsung
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.

Move palm to capture

Third step:

When you take a picture with your Samsung Galaxy S20 5G, it will be saved instantly in your device’s gallery.

gallery

Fourth step:

To edit, crop, or share the most recent capture you made with your Galaxy S20 5G, open the gallery and the photos and images will show in chronological order.

Gallary View

Method 2:

  1. Open the Samsung screen or app you want to capture.
  2. Slide your finger down from the top of the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G screen and tap the “Screenshot” icon.
  3. The photo is saved in your Samsung phone or tablet’s gallery. The home screen has a photo gallery.

About Samsung S20 5G:

Versions: SM-G981B, SM-G981F (International); SM-G981U (USA); SM-G981U1 (USA Unlocked); SM-G981W (Canada); SM-G9810 (China, Hong Kong); SM-G981N (Korea)

NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
LAUNCH Announced 2020, February 11
Status Available. Released 2020, March 06
BODY Dimensions 151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 in)
Weight 163 g (5.75 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
DISPLAY Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (peak)
Size 6.2 inches, 93.8 cm2 (~89.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~563 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Always-on display
120Hz@FHD/60Hz@QHD refresh rate
PLATFORM OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.0
Chipset Exynos 990 (7 nm+) – Global
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 5G (7 nm+) – USA
CPU Octa-core (2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2×2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) – Global
Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Cortex-A77 & 3×2.42 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) – USA
GPU Mali-G77 MP11 – Global
Adreno 650 – USA
MEMORY Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 12GB RAM
UFS 3.0
MAIN CAMERA Triple 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76″, 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55″ 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
SELFIE CAMERA Single 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24″, 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
USB USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
BATTERY Type Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
MISC Colors Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cloud White, Aura Red
Models SM-G981, SM-G981F, SM-G981F/DS, SM-G981B/DS, SM-G981U, SM-G981U1, SM-G981N, SM-G981B, SM-G9810, SM-G981W, SC-51A, SCG01
SAR 1.07 W/kg (head)     1.03 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.38 W/kg (head)     1.52 W/kg (body)
Price $ 328.00 / £ 599.99 / € 1,029.00 / Rp 5,950,000

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