Screenshot capability coming with Android 2.3.3

Screenshot capability coming with Android 2.3.3
After many have wished for the ability to take screenshots of their Android phones, it appears that feature may finally become a reality when Android 2.3.3 becomes available to the general public.

Other smartphones, such as the Apple iPhone 4, already offer the ability to take a picture of what is displayed on the devices screen. Android isn’t the only OS lacking this feature, as other devices such as those running Windows Phone 7 can’t take screenshots.

Prior to this discovery, the only way to take a screenshot was to root your phone. Rooting will not be necessary anymore, unless you want to do so for other reasons not related to screenshots. Tell us what you think in the comment section down below.

source: Android Central

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7 Comments

1. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

I think I took screenshots of my Droid Incredible without rooting it. I used SDK Manager.

2. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

this is actually one of the only reasons why i root my phone anymore. o: now version 2.3.3 needs to get over the airwaves to my Droid 2!

3. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

You really don't need to rrot it to take screenshots. Like I've mentioned, SDK Manager doest it on an unrooted phone. Here's the info:http://www.knowyourcell.com/motorola/motorola-droid/droid-guides/368799/how_to_take_screenshots_of_t he_motorola_droid.html

4. BobbyTaba

Posts: 316; Member since: Aug 11, 2010

Screenshots should of come out a long time ago but its still good its on its way

5. rafael.roque

Posts: 78; Member since: Jul 03, 2010

Yet another rich feature that most overlook in the past... I've had it on all my Symbian phones since the N95 to my current N8!

6. amber2marie

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

YES! Finally. =)

7. amber2marie

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

now if only I could get 2.3 on my EVO

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