You may consider shaking your Android phone to take a screenshot if your power button is faulty.
Can you Imagine? You can shake Android phone to take a screenshot. Even without touching a single button?
That is why I have always said that I like Android OS.
The versatility is something else.
In most of the Android phones, you take a screenshot by pressing the power button and the down volume button key simultaneously.
It’s good that you can still shake Android phone to a screenshot with your phone.
No need to work your faulty power button, at least for now.
Even when you want to wake your phone, you can still wake your Android phone screen without the power button.
Since you are having issues with your phone power button and you cannot capture a screenshot with your phone, here is how to shake Android phone to take a screenshot with your phone.
One of my Facebook friends shared this problem on his timeline asking for other Android phone users on his list to suggest him a good shake to screenshot app on Android phone.
Since his friend list is more of webmasters, he had a number of suggestion of some Android apps that can help capture the screenshot without the down volume or power button.
I’m one of his friends on Facebook, so I tested some of the suggested “shake to screenshot app” he got from friends and I’m sharing with you the best one now.
That is one of the main reasons why I started Techinformat.com, to be sharing with you what works.
Taking screenshots is very common among bloggers and webmaster.
I’m not saying Android users in other professions do not capture screenshots with their phones. It’s just so common among bloggers.
Some may be because of sharing some tips on how to do a thing or two with the phone, it is important to show the screenshot of how it is done to help a complete novice.
Enough of the story!
How to shake Android phone to take a screenshot
Whatever prompted you to search for how to shake Android phone to take a screenshot or the best shake to screenshot app, I will take you through other alternative ways to capture the screenshot of your phone without the down volume and the power button.
Some phones have this feature built in while in some phones you may need to install an app to execute the task.
If your phone does not have this feature built-in, here are the things to do and you will be able to capture the screenshot without the down volume button.
- If you are using a Tecno phone brand, there is an app called “T point” Download T point and you will be fine.
To take a screenshot on other Android phones brands without the volume and the power button, install an android app called “Assistive Touch”
Another Android app that helps you take/capture the screenshot of your android phone without touching the buttons in “Du screen recorder” It is actually a screen recorder, but it also has the option for you to take a screenshot within the app interface.
Now you don’t need to use any of the buttons to execute this function of taking screenshots.
The fact that there are other ways that you can capture the screenshot of your phone without actually touching the down volume and the power button does not mean that you should not fix your faulty power button.
Take your phone to a trusted engineer to fix the issue for you.
If you had this problem within your warranty period, then you are of a great advantage. Your phone manufacturer can help you fix this issue in no time.
It may attract some extra charges, and may not in many cases.
While some of the recommended apps support “shake to take a screenshot”, some don’t but they have options to take a screenshot within the app interface.
Go ahead and explore them and settle for your most preferred choice.