How to Take a Screenshot on iPhone 12

The iPhone 12 are the latest smartphones launched by the people of Apple, a family of four devices with very interesting features and, among them, a new version of the classic iOS operating system. As is often the case in these cases, it may take customers some time to get used to the new functions and actions of their mobile. Therefore, if you want to know how to take a screenshot on iPhone 12 , in this article we will show you the simplest procedures for your screenshots on iOS 14.

Indeed, the task of taking a screen capture or screenshot on the computer is not too complicated, and we even have several specific programs for such purposes, which run without major problems.

But on iPhones, mostly those users who come from Android , they can run into some difficulties. That does not mean that Apple has changed things too much since, in general, the procedure for a screenshot on any of the iPhone 12 is the same as in previous generations.

However, if you still have doubts about it, it is better that you keep reading to banish them once and for all.

Screenshot on iPhone 12 step by step

As you can see with the following step by step , a screenshot on iPhone is very, very simple:

  • Take your iPhone and scroll to the screen that shows the content you want to save
  • Briefly press and hold the side button, on the right side of the device, and the volume up button
  • You should hold them both for a short period of time, until you hear the sound of the camera shutter
  • At that precise moment, a thumbnail of the screenshot will appear in the corner of the screenshot.
  • Once the thumbnail has disappeared from your view, that means that it has just been stored in the system

By default, iPhone will automatically save the screen to your Photos library .


Where are screenshots saved on iPhone 12?

As we said before, regardless of the mode you have decided to use for the screenshot on your iPhone 12 , the team will store the image within the Photos application, dedicating an album to the Screenshots. An interesting detail to keep in mind is that these files are saved in PNG format , not JPG or others.

Similarly, when viewing the screenshot within the Photos app, you can share it with whoever you want. Or, likewise, edit it to your liking. You can also delete it, as if it were any other document.

And how to edit an iPhone screenshot right after taking it?

Before finishing, considering that the screenshot itself may be insufficient, we believe it imperative that you know that you can also edit it , immediately after taking it, or whenever you want.

Using these editing tools, you can make all kinds of adjustments on your screenshots. We talk about modifications such as cuts, rotations, insertions of signatures, annotations on the image, etc.

Meanwhile, if what you prefer is to delete the edits carried out on the screenshot without even saving it, you have to click on the Trash icon that is displayed in the upper corner of the panel.

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