[How To Guide] Samsung Galaxy A12 Screenshot Methods?

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Muhammad Tayyab

Do you want to take a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy A12? If you don’t know how to take a screenshot, let’s follow up on this guide, and by the end of it, you will learn multiple ways to capture a screenshot.


Samsung Galaxy A12 Screenshots Guide

Samsung Galaxy A12 Screenshot Methods

Follow the below steps to capture a screenshot with a combination of physical keys:

Step 1: Grab your Samsung Galaxy A12.

Step 2: Go to the screen you want to capture a screenshot.

Step 3: Press and Hold Volume Down and Power buttons simultaneously.

Step 4: Once, you do that, the screenshot will be taken and successfully saved to your gallery.

That’s it, you have successfully taken a screenshot on your Samsung Galaxy A12.

There are multiple other ways to take a screenshot other than those mentioned above most common method. You should try all of them and adopt the one that is most easy and most convenient among them.


Using Palm Swipe Gesture Motion For Screenshots

Now, you can take a screenshot on Samsung with advanced features like palm swipe. This feature is basically based on gesture motion. Let’s explore and learn how to use palm swipe to capture screenshots on Samsung Galaxy A12:

First of all, you need to enable the palm swipe feature. Here’s below how you can do it:

  • Head over to “Settings” on your phone.
  • In settings, “Advanced Feature – > Motion & Gesture Control”.
  • Now, you will see the option “Palm Swipe”. Just tap on it to enable the toggle button.

How To Use Palm Swipe To Take Screenshots?


Some users will find this feature a bit complicated due to its unique gesture motion. But once you learn to make the correct gesture, then believe me it’s a fun feature. You will find this method the most convenient among all the others to capture the screenshot.

  1. Grab your phone.
  2. Open the screen you want to take a screenshot of.
  3. Swipe your hand from left to right or right to left while touching the screen with your palm.

Using Google Assistant

This feature allows you to take a screenshot verbally. Just make sure that the Google assistant feature is ON on your smartphone. Now, you are all set to request Google assistant to take a screenshot for you. Let me show how we can do that:

  • Say “OK Google” to activate the Google Assistant.
  • Go to the screenshot you want to take a screenshot.
  • Now, request Google like this “Take a Screenshot”

Further, Google will perform its task of taking a screenshot and it will be automatically saved to the gallery of your phone.

Using Assistant Menu

This is also one of the ways to take a screenshot. Before taking a screenshot, you need to enable it first. to do that, follow the below steps:

  • Go to “Settings” on your smartphone.
  • Once, you are in settings, now follow this path “Accessibility->Interaction and Dexterity”.
  • Now, you will see the “Assistant Menu”. Tap to enable.

Once, you have activated the Assistant menu on your phone. Now, you will be able to see it with multiple easy-to-access buttons.

  1. head over to the screen you want to take a screenshot.
  2. Simply, tap on the assistant menu and tap on the “Screenshot” option to take the screenshot.

Using Edge Panel

You can also use the edge panel on your Samsung Galaxy A12 to capture the screenshot. This is also one of the quickest ways to take a screenshot. First, you will need to enable the edge panel.

  • Go to “Settings->Display->Edge panels”.
  • Tap on the “Edge Panels” to turn it ON.
  • Now, you need to tap on Panels and then select the options Smart Select and Tasks.
  • Now, you have activated the edge panel.

How To Use Edge Panel To Take Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A12?

the samsung edge panel
  1. Go to the screen you want to take a screenshot of.
  2. Swipe the edge panel to the left from the right side of the screen.
  3. From the Edge panel tray, select “Screenshot” from the tasks panel.

Besides this, you can also take screenshots with different shapes such as ovals and rectangles. These options can be selected from the smart select panel available on the edge panel.

Moreover, If face any issues while taking screenshots on your Samsung Galaxy A12, then follow this detailed guide.

Bonus Tip – How To Take Scrolling Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A12?

A scrolling screenshot is an advanced feature that lets you capture the screenshot of the whole screen containing scrollable content.

  • Head over to the “Settings”.
  • Next, tap “Advanced features”.
  • Further, scroll down a bit and tap “Smart Capture” and enable this feature.
  • Now, when you take a screenshot, then tap the “Scroll capture” option at the bottom to include the scrollable area in the screenshot.


Most users use a combination of physical buttons to take a screenshot, as this is the most common method. But there are other approaches too that are way more convenient and quickest.

We have discussed earlier all the methods to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A12 in detail. These methods include palm swipe gesture motion, google assistant, edge panel, and assistant menu.

If you want to explore different ways to take a screenshot, then have a look at the below methods:

  • Palm Swipe
  • Edge Panel
  • Google Assistant
  • Assistant Menu

You will find all these methods more convenient and quickest to capture the screenshot on your smartphone instantly.

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