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How to screenshot on Samsung s21 | Step by Step User Guide

Taking screenshots, or capturing a photograph of the current display on your Samsung Galaxy S21 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 s21

Method 1:

These are the easy steps you need to take to take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy S21 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 S21 5G.

Second Step:

There are two ways to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S21 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 S21 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 S21 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 S21 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 s21:

NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
LAUNCH Announced 2021, January 14
Status Available. Released 2021, January 29
BODY Dimensions 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight 169 g (Sub6), 171 g (mmWave) (5.96 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs + eSIM, dual stand-by)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
DISPLAY Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
Size 6.2 inches, 94.1 cm2 (~87.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~421 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Always-on display
PLATFORM OS Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm) – International
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) – USA/China
CPU Octa-core (1×2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) – International
Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) – USA/China
GPU Mali-G78 MP14 – International
Adreno 660 – USA/China
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
UFS 3.1
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
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)
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 Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink
Models SM-G991B, SM-G991B/DS, SM-G991U, SM-G991U1, SM-G991W, SM-G991N, SM-G9910, SM-G991Q
SAR 0.74 W/kg (head)     1.08 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.46 W/kg (head)     1.51 W/kg (body)
Price ₹ 54,499 / $ 403.96 / £ 515.00 / € 621.98 / C$ 699.99 / Rp 12,999,000
TESTS Performance AnTuTu: 584055 (v8)
GeekBench: 3238 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 60fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -26.4 LUFS (Good)
Battery life
Endurance rating 93h

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