7 ways to take screenshots on a Xiaomi cellphone, here’s the easy way

7 ways to take screenshots on a Xiaomi cellphone, here's the easy way

Screenshots on a Xiaomi : When using cellphones in daily activities, sometimes we need to save chats, save images from Instagram or other social media, save images from videos and also save text from important websites found while browsing. Saving the screen display in the form of an image (screenshot) containing important information is of course very helpful rather than having to look for it again from scratch so we only need to look for it in the HP gallery.

Well, if you use a xiaomi android cellphone then you are very lucky because in addition to offering android cellphone products and various accessories at relatively low prices but with high specifications, the advantage of the xiaomi brand android cellphone is the operating system it uses, namely android with the current MIUI customization. has reached version 12.

MIUI has many features, customizations and gestures that make it very easy for users. One of the most complete features on android xiaomi is the screenshot / screenshot feature. The screenshot feature is useful for saving screen conditions in the form of images.

There are various ways to save screen screenshots on your xiaomi cellphone that you can use according to your various needs and conditions of use, such as browsing, watching videos and playing games.
How to take a screenshot on a Xiaomi cellphone with 3 finger gestures

Gestures are movements of the limbs, which in this case are the fingers. You can use this option to take screenshots quickly and easily, especially when playing games.

  1. The first step you must first activate the 3-finger gesture screenshot feature. How to activate it is by going to Settings.
  2. Then scroll down and look for the Additional Settings menu. The menu is usually under the Google menu.
  3. Then select the Button and gesture shortcuts menu.
  4. Then select the Take screenshot menu.
  5. Then on OPTIONAL MOVEMENTS AND BUTTONS, press the Swipe down option with 3 fingers until an arrow appears and the text turns blue.
  6. To save a screenshot with a 3-finger gesture, the trick is to tap the screen with 3 of them simultaneously and then slide the 3 fingers simultaneously downwards until a notification appears that the screenshot has been saved successfully.
  7. Done.

How to take a screenshot on a Xiaomi cellphone via the Status Bar

  1. First, determine the screen display that you will save as an image.
  2. Second, open the Status Bar by pressing and sliding down the very top of the screen where there are usually notification icons, signal icons and battery icons.
  3. Swipe down 2 times to display all available menus. After that you can slide the menu that appears to the left and right to display the menu on another page.
  4. To save a screenshot, press the Screenshot button, the current screen image will automatically be saved in the gallery. You don’t need to worry because the Status Bar display and the menu below it will not enter the screenshot.
  5. The sign of a screenshot that has been successfully saved is usually a notification message and also a sound like a sound when taking a photo with the camera.
  6. Done.

How to take a screenshot on a Xiaomi cellphone with a combination of the power button and volume button

You can also take screenshots by pressing the physical button on your xiaomi cellphone. This method uses a combination of Power Button / Power Button and Volume Button / Volume Button.

If you are confused to find it, the buttons are usually on the left or right side of the cellphone which are useful for turning off and turning on the cellphone and for reducing and increasing the volume of the cellphone.

You do not need to activate this feature first because it is automatically activated.

  1. First, determine the screen display that you will save as an image.
  2. Second, press the Volume Down / Volume Down button and the Power Button / Power Button.
  3. After a notification message appears or a sound like sound when taking a photo with the camera, the screenshot process has been successful.
  4. All screenshots you take will be saved in your cellphone gallery.
  5. Done.

How to take a screenshot on a Xiaomi cellphone with a combination of the power button and virtual button

This method uses two types of buttons, namely the physical button in the form of the Power button and also the virtual button in the form of:

  1. Back Button
  2. Home Button
  3. Menu Button

Virtual buttons are buttons on your cellphone screen which are usually at the bottom of the screen.

  1. First, you must first activate the screenshot feature with a combination of the power button and virtual button. The trick is to go to Settings.
  2. Then find and select the Additional settings menu.
  3. Then select the Button and gesture shortcuts menu.
  4. Then select the Take screenshot menu.
  5. Then you can choose one of the 3 types of combinations available, namely the Power + Home button, the Power + Menu button and the Power + Back button.
  6. Press one of the options until an arrow appears and the text color changes to blue. Thus, you have successfully activated the feature.
  7. In the options page there is also a way to use it which you can see in the illustration image provided.
  8. Done

How to take a screenshot on a Xiaomi cellphone with a long press of the virtual button

A virtual button is a button on your cellphone screen which is usually at the bottom of the screen which usually consists of:

  1. Back Button
  2. Home Button
  3. Menu Button

 

  1. First, you must first activate the screenshot feature by long pressing the virtual button. The trick is to go to Settings.
  2. Then find and select the Additional settings menu.
  3. Then select the Button and gesture shortcuts menu.
  4. Then select the Take screenshot menu.
  5. Then you can choose one of the 3 types of long press available, namely long press the Home button, Menu button and Back button.
  6. Press an option until an arrow appears and the text color changes to blue. Thus, you have successfully activated the feature.
  7. In the options page there is also a way to use it which you can see in the illustration image provided.
  8. Done

How to Take Long Screenshots on Xiaomi Phones

To take a long screenshot, the method is like using the default screenshot method without an application, but after you take a screenshot, press the Scroll button that appears.
The Scroll key will disappear immediately if you don’t press it. After you press the Scroll button, the screen will automatically scroll down.
Wait until the process is complete. To stop scrolling and save the long screenshot, the trick is to press the Done button.

Done.

How to take a screenshot on a Xiaomi cellphone with an application

Although the MIUI default screen capture feature is very complete, fast and easy to use but of course there are some features that are only available if you use third-party applications such as:

Change the format of the screenshot image.
Remove or include the status bar in the screenshot.

  1. Open the Screenshot Touch application then press the Start capture monitoring service button until the button becomes Stop monitoring service.
  2. After that a transparent logo will appear from the Screenshot Touch application which hovers at the top right of the HP screen.
  3. Press the Screenshot Touch application logo button to take a screenshot.
    To exit/turn off the screenshot touch application, the trick is to press and hold the floating screenshot touch application logo button.
  4. You can also turn it off by opening the Screenshot Touch application and then pressing the Stop capture monitoring service button until the button becomes Start monitoring service.
  5. Done.

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