Taking screenshots, or capturing a photograph of the current display on your Samsung Galaxy S3, 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 S3
These are the easy steps you need to take to take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy S3:
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 S3.
There are two ways to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S3: 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 S3, it will be saved instantly in your device’s gallery.
To edit, crop, or share the most recent capture you made with your Galaxy S3, 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 S3 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 S3:
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA|
|LAUNCH||Announced||2012, May. Released 2012, May|
|BODY||Dimensions||136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm (5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)|
|Weight||133 g (4.69 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 2), plastic back, plastic frame|
|Size||4.8 inches, 63.5 cm2 (~65.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~306 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 2|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), 4.3 (Jelly Bean), TouchWiz UI|
|Chipset||Exynos 4412 Quad (32 nm)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||16GB 1GB RAM, 32GB 1GB RAM, 64GB 1GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Single||8 MP, f/2.6, 1/3″, AF|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||1.9 MP, f/2.6|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.0, A2DP, EDR, aptX|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Radio||Stereo FM radio, RDS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0 (MHL TV-out), USB On-The-Go|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|S-Voice natural language commands and dictation|
|BATTERY||Type||Removable Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery|
|Stand-by||Up to 590 h (2G) / Up to 790 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 21 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 11 h 40 min (3G)|
|MISC||Colors||Pebble blue, Marble white, Amber brown, Garnet red, Sapphire black, Titanium grey, La Fleur|
|Models||GT-I9300, GT-I9300I, SHV-E210S, SHW-M440S|
|SAR||0.55 W/kg (head) 1.49 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||0.21 W/kg (head)|
|Price||About 190 EUR|
|TESTS||Display||Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) / 3.419:1 (sunlight)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 75dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB|
|Audio quality||Noise -90.3dB / Crosstalk -92.6dB|
Endurance rating 50h