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How to Take iPhone Screen Shot with The Easiest Way

When you want to share or save your interesting iPhone screen, you need to take iPhone screen shot firstly. There are some ways you can use to capture your iPhone screen. You can take iPhone screen shot with your iPhone directly, or with the help of Assistive Touch. If there are something wrong with the functions, you can capture your iPhone screen with third-part tools. Just follow the next three methods to take iPhone screen shot.

iPhone Screen Shot

Part 1: How to Take iPhone Screen Shot Directly

In fact, your iPhone device provides you the easiest way to take iPhone screen shot directly. You can take any iPhone screen shot only with two presses. And it can be the most common way every iPhone user should know. If you still don't know it clearly, you can read the next tips.

1. For an iPhone 8 or earlier, iPad or iPod touch

If you want to take iPhone screen shot directly, you need to press and hold the Top or Side button. Then immediately click the "Home" button, next release the two buttons. And the screen shot you take will saved in your Photos.

2. For iPhone X

If you are using iPhone X, when you want to take iPhone screen shot directly, you need to press and hold the "Side" button on the right side of your iPhone X. Then immediately click the "Volume" up button on the left side, and then release both the buttons.

Directly

Do not miss here to take screenshot on Mac.

In iOS 11, a thumbnail of your screenshot appears in the lower-left corner of your device. Then you can tap the thumbnail to add drawings and text with Markup as you want. You can also press and hold the thumbnail to share this screenshot to others. If you want to close, just swipe left on the thumbnail to dismiss it.

Part 2: How to Take iPhone Screenshot with Assistive Touch

If one of the "Home" button or "Side" button can't work, you are unable to take iPhone screen shot directly with these buttons. But you can take iPhone screen shot with Assistive Touch.

Method 1: Take iPhone Screenshot Using Assistive Touch with Screenshot

Step 1. Go to "Settings" app on your iPhone and then tap General > Accessibility. Then you need to enable AssistiveTouch on your device.

Step 2. Tap on Customize Top Level Menu… in the AccistiveTouch page. Then tap plus sign and choose Screenshot.

Step 3. Back to the screen you want to capture, and then tap Assistive Touch. Just tap on Screenshot and your device will take iPhone screen shot automatically.

Screenshot

Method 2: Take iPhone Screenshot Using Assistive Touch with 3D Touch

Step 1. Go to Settings app and the tap General > Accessibility. Then hit on AssistiveTouch which is under interaction.

Step 2. Now tap on Customize Top Level Menu…, then tap on 3D touch Action. Next make tick mark next to the Screenshot.

Step 3. Back to the screen you want to capture, and force press on touch screen home button to take your iPhone screen shot.

3D Touch

Part 3: How to Capture iPhone Screen with Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder

You can also take iPhone screen shot with the help of a third-party software. Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder is such a wonderful application which can help you take iPhone screen shot.

Except it, it also is a good software which provides you the easiest way to mirror and record your iOS device just in one click. The iOS devices it fully supports including all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It is also compatible with iOS 11 and later. You can also customize the recording settings as you want. What's more, you can output HD videos in MP4 with high qualities. But this software now can be only downloaded and used in Windows computer. If you want to know how to take iPhone screen shot, just follow the next steps.

Step 1. Download iOS Screen Recorder

Firstly, go to the official website to download Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder on your computer. And then finish the installation according the guide it gives to you. After it is installed, you can launch it on PC.

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Step 2. Connect with same network

If you want to AirPlay your iPhone to computer, you need to make sure you have connected the two devices with the same network. If not, change one of the network connection.

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Step 3. Mirror iPhone to computer

Now you need to mirror your iPhone to computer via AirPlay. The way to turn on AirPlay and mirror iPhone to computer is different from iOS software versions.

For iOS 7, iOS 8 and iOS 9:

Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access control center, you need to tap AirPlay. And next select Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder to enable mirror feature.

For iOS 10:

Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen to turn on control center, and then tap on AirPlay Mirroring. Next you need to choose Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder from the list.

For iOS 11/12:

You need to swipe up from the bottom of screen to access control center firstly, and then tap on Screen Mirroring. And next you should choose Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder to enable the mirror feature.

Mirror

Step 4. Take iPhone screen shot

Now you can see your iPhone screen on your computer. You can take iPhone screen shot by clicking the record button. You can also record iPhone screen as you want.

Part 4: How to Edit and Share Your Screenshot

When you get the iPhone screenshot, how do you edit and share them for Facebook or Flickr? Actually apply effects for screenshot is much easier than ever before. Just learn more detailed information as below.

Step 1. Once you capture a video with Home button and "Sleep/Wake" button, you can find a preview thumbnail for iPhone.

Step 2. Access the Instant Makeup tools by tapping the thumbnail in the lower left corner. For multiple screenshots, you can tap on Preview bundle in the lower left corner.

Step 3. After that you can access to Sketch, Create Text, Crop, Zoom in, add a signature and other functions. You can also find other annotation and editing tools.

Step 4. Click the "Share" button and choose the desired social media channel you want to share. In the way, you can share iPhone screen shot to Facebook and more other channels.

Edit and Share

Conclusion:

After you read this article, you must know how to take iPhone screen shot in different ways. If you or your friends have trouble in capturing screen on iPad or iPhone, you can take your iPhone screen shot easily with these methods we recommended to you. Hope you can gain something helpful.

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