Simplest Way to Capture a Screenshot on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 10

In this post, I’m going to show you a very simple way to capture a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.

This trick will save you the stress of having to download some third-party screenshotting apps in order to capture events, important information and others off your Samsung Galaxy 10 screen.

And today I’m going to show you exactly how it’s done.

Let’s get started!

Who is the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 for?

If you love to watch movies on Netflix, or videos on YouTube, Instagram stories, then this phone is for you as the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 comes with a 6.8-inch screen.

Do you like taking notes or making sketches? Then this phone is for you. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 comes with an S pen for you to take notes and make sketches.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is also great for taking selfies as it has a 10MP front camera.

Summary of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 key features:

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is an amazing smartphone that runs on the Android 9 Pie – it has 12GB RAM and an internal memory of 256GB.

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The device also has a built-in gyroscope and accelerometer technology, therefore it supports air gestures. With this air gesture support, you can zoom in and out, swipe through menus without tapping the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 screen.

One additional feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is the S pen which you can use to make sketches or note on the smartphone. It has a remote shutter feature which makes the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 a good phone to take a selfie with. You can also do air gestures with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 S pen.

Some of the major features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 include:

OS: Android 9(Pie), One UI

CPU: Octa-core chipset

RAM: 12GB

Headphone jack: not available

Front camera: 10MP

Rear camera:  16MP + 12MP + 12MP + VGA

Storage: 256GB/512GB

Stylus: S Pen

Battery:  4,300mAh

Resolution: QHD+

Dimensions: 162.3 x 77.2 x 7.9 mm

Screen size: 6.8-inch

Weight: 196g

Cellular Technology: 4G

Why Screenshots?

Whenever you want to save something on your screen for your records or show your friends something cool without downloading it to your phone, laptop or tablet, a screenshot is an easiest and most convenient way to achieve this.

Screenshots are a quick and efficient solution of taking a JPG snapshot of your screen in a second without you doing any form of downloading.

Basically, screenshots capture what is on your screen and then converts it into an image which can be saved for future use.

Imagine talking to tech support, they may need you to share your screen to know what exactly you are complaining about. This can be done easily by a screenshot.

Also, when some people make a financial transaction online, the screenshot the proof of payment that is displayed on their screen and save it for future use as reference or evidence.

Most devices (smartphones, computers, tablets) have built-in support for taking and saving screenshots.

How To Capture A Screenshot on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 10

One of the basic features of a smartphone is taking a screenshot. Screenshots can be used to capture your new high score in your game, WhatsApp messages etc.

The easiest way of taking a screenshot on an Android phone is by pressing the volume down button and the power button together.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 gives you a lot of options to take a screenshot and also edit it.

Screenshots can be taken by either pressing the buttons on the side of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, using air gesture, Bixby or S pen.

You can learn all the methods that will be shared here and use them interchangeably or you can stick to a single method of taking a screenshot. Use any that you find easy.

How to Capture a Screenshot on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Using the Volume Down and Power Button Combination

As mentioned earlier, this is the standard way to take a screenshot on any android phone and Samsung smartphones as well.

#1: Navigate to the screen you wish to screenshot.

#2: At the same time, press both the volume down and power buttons simultaneously. Don’t press and hold the buttons for long, just do it once and you will see the screen flash to confirm the screenshot has been taken. The screenshot will briefly appear on the screen.

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Note that pressing both the volume down and power buttons for long will invoke the power-off menu.

You can edit the screenshot by tapping on the edit button at the bottom bar after taking the screenshot.

Your screen captures are automatically saved to the gallery app.

How to Capture a Screenshot Using the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 S Pen

Another way to capture your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 screen is to use the S pen.

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#1: First, navigate to the screen you wish to screenshot.

#2: Remove the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 S pen from its slot at the bottom of the phone.

#3: The Air action menu will appear, tap on Screen Write.

You will see the screen flash to confirm the screenshot has been taken.

The next screen you will be taken to is the editing screen where you can write on your screenshot with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 S pen.

You can select a different colour or size of the pen markup at the bottom toolbar. The arrows at the top left corner are used to undo or redo actions.

When you are done, share or save to complete your work.

How to Capture a Screenshot on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Using Palm Swipe

Doing this for the first time may feel a bit strange but it’s cool.

However, this method requires practise and it’s prone to some errors. You may end up triggering a button with your palm or swipe the screen instead of capturing the screen.

In one smooth motion, just swipe the side of your palm across the phone from left to right or vice versa to take the screenshot.

The screen will flash as usual to confirm a screenshot and you can either share your screenshot or edit them instantly.

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This method by default is enabled but if it does not work you can enable it by following the following steps.

#1: Open the Settings app, Tap on the Advanced features.

#2: Tap on Motions and gestures.

#3: Enable the Palm swipe to capture by swiping the switch to the right.

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How to Take a Screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Using Bixby

The South Korea giants Samsung removed the Bixby key on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and gave the power button dual functionality.

Bixby is Samsung’s personal assistant similar to Siri of Apple. It can take a screenshot for you by listening to your voice command.

#1: First, navigate to the screen you wish to screenshot.

#2: Press the power button

#3: As Bixby appears, continue holding the power button down and say, Take a screenshot.

The Samsung personal assistant, Bixby will take the screenshot and save the image in the Gallery app.

Wrapping it up.

No matter the method you use to take your screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, this smartphone is the most versatile when it comes to taking screenshots of your phone screen.

That will be all for this guide.

Now I’d Love to Hear from You:

Now, which method is more convenient for you? Kindly let us know via the comment section below.

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