How to take a screenshot on your Google Pixel phone

You can take a picture of your Pixel phone's screen. The image is called a screenshot. After you take the screenshot, you can view, edit, and share the image.

Important: Some of these steps work only on Android 9 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.

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How to take a Google Pixel screenshot

  1. Open the screen that you want to capture.
  2. Press the Power button for a few seconds. Then tap Screenshot. 
  3. Your phone will take a picture of the screen and save it.
  4. At the top of the screen, you'll see Screenshot capture Screenshot.

Tip: If there isn't a Screenshot capture icon, return to a Home screen to find it.

How to find, share & edit your Google Pixel screenshot

To see the screenshot you just took

  1. Swipe down from the top of a screen with the Screenshot capture Screenshot.
  2. Tap the "Screenshot saved" notification.

To see all your screenshots

  1. Open your phone's Photos app Photos.
  2. Tap Menu Menu.
  3. Tap Device folders And then Screenshots.
    • To share a screenshot, tap Share Share.
    • To edit a screenshot, tap Edit Edit.

How to share your screenshot

To share a screenshot, find it and tap Share Share.

How to edit your screenshot

  1. Find your screenshot in your phone's Photos app Photos
  2. Tap Edit Edit.

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