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How to screenshot on the Sony Xperia Z1

Taking a Sony Xperia Z1 screenshot is very straight forward! Most if not all cell phones in today’s market have the ability to take a screenshot, screen capture, print screen, snap shot or whatever else you want to call it.

Why would you want to take a screenshot anyways? The most common reason for taking a screenshot on your phone is to save something that is on your screen for future use and or referral. This could be some configuration settings, a high score from one of your favorite games, or anything else!

The Sony Xperia Z1 is an android powered phone and it that is similar to other android based phones when it comes to how screenshots are captured.

With that said you can easily perform this screenshot method with your Xperia Z1! Let’s get started.

Note: All of these methods will notify you from 1 to 3 ways of when a screenshot has been captured:

  1. The screen will flash.
  2. You will hear a capture like sound if your volume is loud enough.
  3. The top of the screen will display the text “Saving screenshot…”.

Using the Power button + Volume down to take a screenshot on the Xperia Z1

  1. Simply hold the power button and volume down button at the same time and allow your Z1 2-3 seconds to take the screenshot.
Sony Xperia Z1 Screenshot
Using the power and volume down button to take a screenshot on your Sony Xperia Z1.

Accessing the Song Xperia Z1’s screenshots!

You can find the screenshots you’ve taken by either:

  1. Going to your gallery.
  2. Using the pull down for the notification area and selecting the screenshot.

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