Google Nexus 5 — How to take a screenshot with the Nexus 5

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Feb 6, 2014 11:04:30 AM via Website


If you’ve just bought yourself a Nexus 5 and are wondering how to take a screenshot, it’s easy! Here is how:

Hold down on the VOLUME BUTTON and the POWER button simultaneously, but keep them held for more than a second or so. Wait until you hear a sound or see an animation on the screen. You will then receive a notification that a screenshot was taken in the notification bar.

To quickly share the shot, simply press on the share icon
in the notification bar and choose Gmail, Google+ or another app of your choice.

The screenshot is automatically saved on your Gallery app.

You might need to practice a few times until you get it right, but you’ll get the hang of it quickly. :grin:
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Feb 12, 2014 7:39:35 AM via Website

Is there any alternative for taking a screenshot like apps..

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Feb 12, 2014 11:22:40 AM via Website

Just wondering, why would you want an alternative and download an app for taking a screenshot for the Nexus 5? I believe there are apps to do this for certain devices which cannot take screen shots.

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