How to take a screenshot on the LG G6


The LG G6 is the first of a new breed of phones: full-screen, nearly bezel-less designs that make the most of the space that is on the device.

This requires a lot of the buttons that were previously on the front of a phone to move to its back, and might make it confusing for users to figure out simple shortcuts that are used for things like taking a screenshot.

So how do you take a screenshot on the LG G6?

Method #1 is in fact simple: press and hold simultaneously the power / fingerprint key (located on the back of the phone) and the volume down button (located on the side of the phone) for a moment. You will see your screen flash and a screenshot will be saved for later use. On the G6, we have found that it's more convenient to use both of your hands to take a screenshot, while on many other phones, you can easily take a screen grab with just one hand. 

Method #2 works when you pull down the notification dropdown. Look for the Capture+ icon and tap it: this will instantly capture a screenshot and display it for editing right away, so if you want to annotate, adds arrows or other notes, this is definitely a faster way to go.

Screenshots are a great and easy way to quickly share something that you saw on the web or to demonstrate something on your phone, and now you can take them on your G6.

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7 Comments

1. hansip87

Posts: 227; Member since: Nov 10, 2015

Can't imagine that people will often mistakenly presses the volume button to turn on the phone.

2. endlessz

Posts: 21; Member since: Feb 10, 2010

Been using LG V20 since November and I always turn off my phone when I go to sleep. Never have I mistakenly press the volume button to turn on the phone. The volume buttons are on the left side, not the right side where most power button on Android phones are. So yeah

3. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Next article : how to wipe your ass.

5. PHYCLOPSH

Posts: 652; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

I believe they made that one:http://www.thailandclimbing.com/media/how-to-use-a-squat-toilet10.jpg Try to keep poop off of the buttons. Nice try, PA!

7. TechGirl90 unregistered

LMBO!!! XD

4. mikehunta727 unregistered

I always liked the sideways palm swipe gesture on Samsung devices to take a screen shot

6. KingSam

Posts: 1448; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

you could capture a screenshot with now on tap......but assistant? smdh

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