The Screenshot is a feature that comes built-in on all Android devices above the Android 4.0 version. The most common method to use this feature is by taking screenshots with the help of the (Power+Volume down) buttons, however, if accidentally the power button breaks down then there are other methods available to take screenshots on the smartphone.
In this post, we will learn the appropriate methods to take a screenshot in Samsung A12 without a power button.
How to Capture Screenshots in Samsung A12 Without the Power Button?
If the power or volume keys are not working properly, then Samsung A12 provides various features to take a screenshot of the display. The different methods to take the screenshot in Samsung A12 without the power button are described below:
Let’s illustrate each method one by one
Method 1. Palm Swipe Feature
In this feature, we will take the screenshot by swiping the palm (Left to Right/ Right to Left) on the Smartphone screen. To enable this feature on the Samsung Smartphone, follow the steps stated below:
Step 1: Navigate to the device settings and choose the “Advanced Features” option:
Step 2: Tap on the “Motion and Gesture” option:
Step 3: Here, toggle the “Palm Swipe” button to turn it on:
These steps will enable the palm swipe feature on the Samsung smartphone.
Method 2. Google Assistant
In this process, we will ask Google Assistant to take a screenshot. To enable Google Assistant and take screenshots, follow the below-mentioned steps:
Step 1: Open the settings of the Google Assistant app on the smartphone.
Step 2: Tap on the “Hey Google & Voice Match” option and then toggle the “Hey Google” button to turn it on:
Step 3: Go to the area that wanted to take the screenshot.
Step 4: On that area, say “Hey Google”. It will activate Google Assistant.
Step 5: Ask “Take a Screenshot”. It will take a screenshot of the current tab that is open on the phone:
These steps will take a screenshot of the open page on the screen.
Method 3. Assistant Menu
The Assistant menu will provide many options on the smartphone screen, such as volume, screen off, and screenshot. To enable this feature, follow the below-mentioned steps:
Step 1: Open the phone settings and then select the “Accessibility” option:
Step 2: Tap on the “Interaction and Dexterity” option and toggle the Assistant menu button to turn it on:
Step 3: A small circle will display on the Smartphone screen and to take a screenshot, simply tap on that small circle and then hit the “Screenshot” option:
These steps will enable the assistant menu option and display a small circle on the screen.
Method 4. Third-Party App from Google Play Store
We will install a third party from Google Play Store that will take the screenshots. First, download the “Screenshot Touch” from this link. After downloading open the application and tap on the “Start capture monitoring service” option. Next, follow the on-screen instruction and then it will display a small icon on the device screen. To take the screenshot just tap on that small icon.
We have discussed the possible methods to take screenshots without power buttons.
The screenshot feature is available on all Android devices. The simple method to take a screenshot is simultaneously pressing the power and volume button, however, if the power button accidentally breaks down and not working, then, the alternative method to take a screenshot on the Samsung smartphone is utilizing the “palm swipe feature“, “assistant menu feature” and “third-party app” from Google Play Store. In this article, we have demonstrated the proper methods to take screenshots in Samsung without power buttons.