How to screenshot on motorola - easy step by step guide (5 ways)

You want to capture screen content on a Motorola device. But you do not know how to do that? Okay, don't worry! You are in the right place because today in this post I will show you five methods on how to screenshot on Motorola.

To take screenshots on a Motorola device there are no other different methods. You can still use the buttons on your phone to take the screenshots like another Android device.

How to screenshot on motorola - easy step by step guide (5 ways)

In addition to the buttons, you can also snap screenshots using Motorola gestures and a few hidden tricks.

And this is the reason I said I will share with you five methods. I hope you are wondering ok let's see how you can take screenshots on a Motorola device.

How to screenshot on Motorola using buttons

In this method, you can use your phone button to take a screenshot quickly. This is the most well-known screenshot-taking method for all Android devices. To do this:

  1. First, open the apps or content you want to capture.
  2. Now Press the power key and volume down key together until you hear a captured sound.
How to screenshot on motorola - easy step by step guide (5 ways)

Use three fingers to capture a screenshot

If you do not like the above methods then you can try this one. In this method, you need to use your three fingers to take the screenshot.

It's a simple gesture of Motorola screenshot settings. To use this you need to ensure that this option is enabled on your device.

Open settings > system > gestures > three fingers screenshot. Tap on the toggle button to enable (Ignore if it's already enabled).

  • Now open the content or webpage you wish to take the screenshot.
  • Put the three fingers on the mobile screen as shown in the picture. You hear a captured sound.
  • Your content is captured.
How to screenshot on motorola - easy step by step guide (5 ways)

Taking screenshots using a recent apps shortcut

On the Motorola device, there is a shortcut for taking screenshots in the recent items menu. With this shortcut, you can take the screenshot easily from recently opened apps. To use it:

  • Below the screen, you will find three navigation buttons. Tap on the square button (overview button).
  • Now you will see the recently opened apps. And a screenshot button below.
  • Scroll from right to left. And when you find the apps or content you wish to capture, tap on the screenshot button.
  • You will hear a capture sound and the screenshot preview.
Note: If the dialogue greyed out that means, the app does not allow you to capture screenshots.

How to screenshot on motorola - easy step by step guide (5 ways)

Use voice assistant to take a screenshot

To take screenshots you can also take the help of your Google voice assistant. To capture a screenshot by using Google Assistant:

  • Open the apps or content, you wish to capture a screenshot.
  • Now tap the home button for a while to activate the voice assistant. Also, you can use the Google assistant button to activate it.
  • Now say “Take a screenshot”.
  • It will capture the screen and you will find the share and edit option. Choose any method.
How to screenshot on motorola - easy step by step guide (5 ways)

How to capture long screenshots on a Motorola device

You can also capture content beyond the display. If you want a long screenshot of a webpage or other content then there is an option on the Motorola device. To do this:

  • Take a screenshot by using any of the above methods.
  • Below a preview window appears. Now tap on the Down arrow icon.
  • It starts auto-scrolling for taking the full page screenshot. You can tap on the screen to stop anytime.


Below are some questions related to how to screenshot on Motorola. Many people search for this question on search engines or forums. So I added them to this article for my readers.

Q1. How do you screenshot on a Motorola phone without the power button?

There are many methods you can use to capture screenshots without the power button. You can use gestures, I mean use a three-finger screenshot. Also, you can use the help of a voice assistant.

All the methods I share above. So you can try as you wish.

Q2. Why can't I take a screenshot?

Maybe the app doesn’t allow you to take screenshots for security reasons. Either your phone storage is full. So try to empty the storage space and try again.

Final word

You can use any of the five methods to capture screenshots on the Motorola device I discuss above. I hope this article is very helpful to you.

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