How To Take Screenshots on Google Pixel 4 / Pixel 4 XL

This year Google has launched its latest flagship devices called Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. Both the devices offer plenty of flagship-grade hardware specifications along with some flagship features. However, this year Google has faced so much criticism for its new Pixel 4 series devices due to smaller battery, bigger forehead & chin, issues with 90Hz display smoothness, motion gesture flaws, security issues with the Face Recognition, and more.

The best part is that it runs on the latest Android 10 version and has awesome cameras as usual. If you’re a Pixel 4 series user and looking for any shortcut methods to capture screenshots, then we have got you covered. Check out the easy guide on How To Take Screenshots on Google Pixel 4 / Pixel 4 XL.

Capturing screenshots on a smartphone becomes so much necessary and useful these days. For most of the Android smartphones, there are two pretty conventional methods to take screenshots easily like press & hold volume down + power button or use the shortcut toggle from the notification panel. But on the Pixel 4 series, we have different ways to use it.

How To Take Screenshots on Google Pixel 4 / Pixel 4 XL

Take Screenshots on Google Pixel 4 / Pixel 4 XL

Here we will share with you the two methods to take a screenshot on your Google Pixel 4/4 XL by using the power button only and via Google Assistant. However, we expect that the first method will be very easy and handy for you.

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Method 1: Capture Screenshots via Power Button Only

  • Go to the screen which you want to capture.
  • Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds.
  • You will see some of the icons like the “Power On”, “Restart”, and “Screenshot”.
  • Tap on the “Screenshot” icon.
  • Instantly the screen will be captured and you will a popup notification that the screenshot has been saved.
  • Now, either you can tap on the notification to view/delete/edit/share the screenshot or just swipe left/right to dismiss it.

Method 2: Capture Screenshots via Google Assistant

Capture Screenshots via Google Assistant On Pixel 4/4XL

  • We assume that the Google Voice Assistant is enabled on your phone.
  • Now, head over to the screen which one you want to capture.
  • Say “Ok Google” or “Hey Google” to activate the assistant. You can also long-press the home button to activate it.
  • Once it’s activated, say “Take a screenshot”.
  • It will take a couple of seconds (mostly) to capture the screen and notify you with a popup at the top of the display.
  • Similarly, either you can dismiss it or tap to open it according to your preference.
  • You’re done. Enjoy!

We hope that you’ve found this guide helpful. For any queries, let us know in the comments below.

Subodh Gupta
Subodh Gupta
Subodh is from Kolkatta. He has been covering Windows, Apple and Android news and guides on RMG network

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