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How to take Screenshots from your iPhone, iPod Touch

07-14-2008, 03:41 PM
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How to take Screenshots from your iPhone, iPod Touch

This is relatively common knowledge, but thought I'd point it out specifically if people want to share on the forums.

To take a screenshot on your iPhone or iPod Touch, just hold the Home button and the Wake/Sleep button at the same time. The screen should flash white and a screenshot will have been added to your Camera Roll.

To get the screenshots off your iPhone or iPod Touch, just sync it with iPhoto.

arn
07-14-2008, 05:04 PM
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hilarious :P

EDIT: nevermind, I though this was a joke to get people to restart their iPhones but apparently if you don't need to hold it, just press them together, and it does work fine.

Sorry!

Last edited by digx; 07-14-2008 at 09:53 PM.

07-14-2008, 07:04 PM
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Or in My computer (iPhone/iPod should be visible as camera) if you using windows ;p
07-18-2008, 12:19 PM
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... wasn't this an boss pref feature? or is it native on the 3g?
08-01-2008, 08:46 AM
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That makes things great - I love the ability to so easily grab screens!
09-22-2008, 09:29 AM
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never knew that - I've always used the XCode screenshot tool. Thanks arn!
09-26-2008, 07:47 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Le Chuck View Post
... wasn't this an boss pref feature? or is it native on the 3g?
It's native on all iPod touches and iPhones with the 2.x software
07-22-2009, 11:57 PM
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How to take Screenshots from your iPhone, iPod Touch

I followed the steps you given but still i am not able to take
screenshots from my iPhone, So can you help me with it.
07-23-2009, 12:55 AM
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So Arn - Can I ask the follow on -- I get the screen shots, I put them on the computer, and I upload them to the image area, but I cna't figure out how to get them to show up in the message... I get a separate photo on each page, and no text associated. It can't be that hard...

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07-23-2009, 12:58 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by arn View Post
This is relatively common knowledge, but thought I'd point it out specifically if people want to share on the forums.

To take a screenshot on your iPhone or iPod Touch, just hold the Home button and the Wake/Sleep button at the same time. The screen should flash white and a screenshot will have been added to your Camera Roll.

To get the screenshots off your iPhone or iPod Touch, just sync it with iPhoto.

arn
You can also email the screenshot or use it for wallpaper just like any other photo in Cameral Roll. For people having trouble with the timing...place your fingers on the home button and the wake/sleep button. Push the home button, and while it's down immediately press the wake/sleep button, and then let both go. Like arn said, you should see a white flash, hear the shutter sound, and the image will be saved in the Camera Roll.

What I'd like to know is if there's a way to directly post a screen shot to a thread here on the forums?

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