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How to Take Screen Captures on an iPhone

The iPhone has a lot of functions, but one that may not be so well known is its ability to take screen captures.


  • Step 1: Isolate screen shot Isolate the screen shot you want to capture by keeping it displayed on the iPhone.
  • Step 2: Hold the Home button The Home button is the button in the center of the phone. Hold it down.
  • Step 3: Push the top button Push the top button while holding the Home button. The screen will flash.
  • Step 4: Check the camera roll Check the camera roll. The screen capture you just took will be visible from the camera roll.
  • TIP: The camera roll is available from the photos icon.
  • Step 5: Sync to your computer Sync the shot with your computer and you can e-mail it to friends, send it to tech support, and do everything else you can do with photos in your camera roll.
  • FACT: The Apple touch screen technology recognizes only human skin. Your pet can’t accidentally surf the internet.

You Will Need

  • iPhone
  • Computer

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