How to Screenshot iPhone 8

Capturing a screenshot on your iPhone 8 is simple and can be done in various ways. This article will guide you through different methods to take screenshots on your iPhone 8, iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, and iPhone X.

Using Home and Power Buttons

The traditional way to take a screenshot on the iPhone 8 involves using the Home button and the Power button (Side button). Follow these steps:

  1. Open the screen you want to capture.
  2. Press the Home button and the Power button simultaneously.
  3. Your screen will flash momentarily, indicating that the screenshot has been taken.
  4. You will see the preview of the screenshot on the lower left of the screen. If you want to edit the screenshot, tap on the preview and you can crop, markup, or add text. Click Done and choose Save to Photos to keep the screenshot on your iPhone or click the Share button to share it via Message, Mail, or other ways.

Using AssistiveTouch

If you find it difficult to use the physical buttons, you can use AssistiveTouch to take screenshots. Here’s how:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Navigate to Accessibility.
  3. Under Physical and Motor, tap on Touch, then enable AssistiveTouch.
  4. Tap on Customize Top Level Menu, then add the Screenshot option.
  5. Navigate to the screen you want to capture, tap the AssistiveTouch button, and select Screenshot.
  6. If you find using buttons may mistakenly activate Siri or lock your iPhone, AssistiveTouch is more convenient.

Using Siri

You can also ask Siri to take a screenshot for you. Ensure Siri is enabled and follow these steps:

  1. Go to the screen you wish to capture.
  2. Say, “”Hey Siri, take a screenshot.””

To enable Siri, go to Settings -> Accessibility -> Siri.

Viewing, Editing, and Sharing Screenshots

After taking a screenshot, you can view it in the Photos app under Albums > Screenshots. You can edit the screenshot by tapping the preview and using the available tools to crop, markup, or add text and signatures. To share the screenshot, tap the Share button and choose your preferred method such as Message, Mail, or other apps.

iPhone 8 Specifications

Release Date2017, 22 September
ChipsetApple A11 Bionic
Primary Camera12MP
Selfie Camera7MP
Screen Size4.7 Inches
Battery Capacity1821 mAh

Final Thoughts

Whether you prefer using buttons, AssistiveTouch, or Siri, taking a screenshot on your iPhone 8 is quick and easy. Try out these methods to find the one that works best for you. Remember, you can also edit and share your screenshots with ease using the built-in tools on your device. Taking a screenshot on your iPhone 8, iPhone X, or iPhone XS/XS Max/XR is a straightforward process that can help you capture and share important information efficiently.

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