How to Take Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Do you own a Samsung Galaxy Tab A? Have you recently bought this latest Android tablet by Samsung? If you are just getting a hold of this gadget, then you must be also wondering how to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Tab A, right? Well, I will teach you 3 methods using which you can easily snap a screenshot and check it in your Gallery right away. So all you Samsung Galaxy Tab A owners, here is the full guide on how to take a screenshot easily on your new tablet.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A Screenshot

To take a screenshot on your Samsung Glaaxy Tab A, you can follow 3 methods which include the palm swipe, button combo or using the S-pen. You can follow the step by step procedure given below for each of the methods and easily take a screenshot on your Galaxy Tab A.

Method 1: Palm Swipe


  • Go to ‘Settings’, choose¬†‘Advanced features’ and set ‘Smart capture’ to ‘On’
  • Whenever you want to take a screenshot, just slide your hand from right to the left across¬†the screen

Method 2: S-Pen

  • Take the S-pen and hover it towards the tablet
  • Tap on the ‘Smart Select’ option
  • Select the shape which you want to choose from the top of the screen
  • Finally choose one from these options: Auto-select, Extract text, Draw, Share & Save

Method 3: Using the Buttons

screenshot on samsung galaxy tab a

  • Go to the screen where you wish to take the screenshot
  • Press the ‘Power’ + ‘Home’ buttons simultaneously for around 1-2 seconds
  • Release both the buttons and you will see a flash on the screen and also hear the camera shutter sound

How to View Screenshots in Samsung Galaxy Tab A

  • From your home-screen, just go to Apps>>Gallery
  • Tap on ‘Time’ and select ‘Albums’
  • Click on ‘Screenshots’ album
  • You can see all your screenshots here and even share them on any social platforms

So this was a small tutorial on how to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Tab A, view them and also share them with your friends via social networks. I hope you are now able to take screenshots easily without any problems. Though if you are still facing any problems, then feel free to comment below with your query and we will reach you out under 24 hours. Keep visiting for more new tricks and tips. Cheers!

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