Taking screenshots, or capturing a photograph of the current display on your Samsung Galaxy S8+, 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 S8+
These are the easy steps you need to take to take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy S8+:
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 S8+.
There are two ways to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S8+: 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 S8+, it will be saved instantly in your device’s gallery.
To edit, crop, or share the most recent capture you made with your Galaxy S8+, 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 S8+ 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 S8+:
Versions: G955F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G955FD (Global Dual-SIM); G955W (Canada); G955A (AT&T); G955P (Sprint); G955T (T-Mobile); G955V (Verizon); G955R4 (US Cellular); G955U (USA Unlocked); G955S/G955K/G955L (South Korea); G9550 (China). Available in India, China and Korea with 128 GB storage and 6 GB RAM. Also known as Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|LAUNCH||Announced||2017, March 29|
|Status||Available. Released 2017, April|
|BODY||Dimensions||159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||173 g (6.10 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)|
|Size||6.2 inches, 98.3 cm2 (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~529 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI|
|Chipset||Exynos 8895 (10 nm) – EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) – USA & China
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) – EMEA
Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) – USA & China
|GPU||Mali-G71 MP20 – EMEA
Adreno 540 – USA & China
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) – dual SIM model only|
|Internal||64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM|
|UFS 2.0 or UFS 2.1|
|MAIN CAMERA||Single||12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS|
|Features||LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama|
|Video||4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS, OIS|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Dual||8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6″, 1.22µm, AF
2 MP (dedicated iris scanner camera)
|Features||Dual video call, Auto-HDR|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|USB||USB Type-C 3.1|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2|
|Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
|BATTERY||Type||Li-Ion 3500 mAh, non-removable (13.48 Wh)|
|Charging||Fast charging 15W
Quick Charge 2.0
Qi/PMA wireless charging – market dependent
|MISC||Colors||Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink|
|Models||SM-G955F, SM-G955FD, SM-G955W, SM-G955A, SM-G955P, SM-G955T, SM-G955V, SM-G955R4, SM-G955U, SM-G955S, SM-G955K, SM-G955L, SM-G955, SM-G955U1, SM-G955N, SM-G9550, SC-03J, G955F|
|SAR||0.67 W/kg (head) 0.97 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||0.27 W/kg (head) 1.00 W/kg (body)|
|Price||About 430 EUR|
|TESTS||Performance||GeekBench: 6754 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 13fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
|Display||Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.658(sunlight)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 68dB / Noise 69dB / Ring 71dB|
|Audio quality||Noise -92.2dB / Crosstalk -93.3dB|
Endurance rating 88h