If you’ve just bought the latest Google Pixel smartphone and wondering how to screenshot on pixel 3 & XL then this guide is definitely for you. But, before we show you the method lets rollback to the November 1, 2018. At that moment, had born to this world the groundbreaking smartphone which use the artificial intelligence (A.I.) inside. The Google Pixel 3. With it’s unique A.I. features which reside inside it’s own camera has turn it to be the one and only “camera phone champion” of 2018.
The Pixel 3 also packed with the latest Android v9.0 (Pie) operating system, 12.2MP dual-pixel cameras, USB-C port, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 operating system, 4GB Ram, 64GB/128GB non expandables storage, and 2,915 mAh battery with 18-watt fast charging and Qi wireless charging. Even though it lack of 3.5mm audio jack and No room for a MicroSD card, still the pixel 3 is worth phone to buy. F.Y.I. you can have it for $799 which make it more expensive $150 than its predecessor.
If you already owning the Pixel 3 and feel like to conduct an experiment with it screen capture features, then feel free to read the method below. There are actually 2 ways to screen cap your Pixel 3 display. Without further ado, here is how to do it.
How to screenshot on Pixel 3
- Choose the screen you want to capture.
- Click the power button and volume down button at the same time.
- Wait for the screen to dim or flashing.
- You can check and edit your screenshot result by pulling down the notification bar or straight go to the gallery.
The method above are the basic method to screen capture any android smartphone display. It is by far the easiest method shared through out the internet. Some smartphone manufacturer also has put it’s own unique way in order to screen cap it’s mobile device screen. Such as, Samsung with it palm swipe method and Motorola with it three finger method. Anyhow, we still in search for Pixel 3 unique screenshot taking rather than using it’s conventional combination of physical button. But, the best way we can find only the additional screenshot taking by using the “Power Button”.
Taking a screenshot by holding down the Power Button.
- Choose the screen display you want to capture.
- Press and hold down the Power Button for at least 3 second.
- The option menu will pop up.
- Choose the screenshot from the option menu.
- Wait for the app to take screenshot of your preferable display.
- Edit or save your screenshot result.
By holding down the power button actually summon up the option menu on your screen display. This will be very helpful only if your volume down button is not working, or you just to lazy to click both button. There are also another helpful features in the option menu that you can easily experimenting with.
Lastly, we hope that you can easily applied the method above on how to screenshot on pixel 3. If you guys have another way to take a screenshot with it, please feel free to leave the comment down below.