[SOLVED] How to screenshot on iPhone 12

Before we help you to learn how to screenshot on iPhone 12, let’s just make a fast fact check on the latest Apple phone model. On October 13 2020 Apple revealed its new four iPhone 12 models that came in 3-different sizes. And that was one of the most revolutionary changes that have been made since 2014 when the iPhone 6 launched. 

Two models are available at an affordable value in the marketplace, while the other two are the high-end models with expensive value. And with this change, Apple covered everyone’s budgets to ensure no one is locked out once iPhone 12 hits the market.

The affordable models came in size 5.4 and 6.1 inches while the pro model is in size 6.1 and 6.7 inches. And the smallest size at 5.4″ is now iPhone 12 mini and appeal to iPhone users who prefer smaller size phones. 

On the other hand, the pro model at 6.7″ is the biggest iPhone Apple has ever released up to date.

Learn how to Screenshot on iPhone 12

For certain, iPhone 12 is a next-level device with extraordinary features meant to impress you. It’s crafted to fit your taste by Apple company through their skills and experience in user-friendly handset. And as such, it plays different roles.

And with different abilities and features, it cannot be very clear to use, especially if you are a first-time user. On that note, Taking a screenshot is among the fundamental role of this handset that users need to be familiar with.

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However, it can be a challenge, especially if you have jumped to the iPhone 12 from the previous models and skipped the iPhone 11. But thanks to this guide, you don’t have to worry. It is a clear stepwise guide that will make you a pro in taking a screenshot within the shortest time possible.

Before we learn how to screenshot on iPhone 12, there are a few things you have to do before you take the screenshot. First, you need to open on the screen the section you need its screenshot, especially if you are using it conventionally. It could be a text conversation or perhaps an image. And if you are working with AssistiveTouch then set it ready, and let’s begin:

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How to take the screenshot

At this point, you should be ready to take the screenshots.

Press the Volume Up and Lock button at the same time. And if you are using the AssistiveTouch, we will come to that point soon…

If you pressed the two buttons correctly and simultaneously, the screen will flash as if taking a picture. And also, it will be accompanied by a shutter sound. At this point, the screenshot preview will pop up at the bottom of the screen.

Editing the Screenshot. Tap the screenshot preview at the bottom of the screen. Then a menu will pop up. Pick the annotation option and then edit the screenshot. In this step, you may choose to leave it the way it is or crop it to remain with a specific point that you want. 

Save the image. Once you are through with editing, it’s time to click done on the screen. You will receive an option of choosing to either save or discard the image. When you save it, you can access it later in the photo section. 

Now it’s your turn to learn how to take a screenshot on iPhone 12 if you are using the AssitiveTouch. 

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How to screenshot on iPhone 12

Using AssistiveTouch to take screenshot

With this feature, you only need one hand to take the screenshot, unlike the previous method, where both hands are necessary. 

Activate AssistiveTouch – at first, you need to open settings and then activate this feature in your device. When you are done, a button will pop up on your screen. It’s semi-transparent just to be sure. And it’s called the Assistive Touch button. 

Customization – you need to tap the customization icon on the screen and then select a screenshot. After that, the screenshot button will pop up on the menu of the AssistiveTouch. Further, you can replace one of the default icons with the screenshot button. 

Taking the Screenshot – Once you have the screenshot button within reach in the assistive menu, it’s time to start. All you need to do to capture the screen image with one hand is tap the assistive touch icon and then the screenshot button. This process is as simple as that, and you will have the captured image on your screen.  

The image preview will pop up at the end of the screen for you to tap, edit, and choose to save or discard it once you are done.  The same applies to the first step when looking for screenshot images later on. Just click on the photo icon and then choose a screenshot album from the options available.