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How To Take A Screenshot On The iPhone 12

by Simon Todd
How To Take A Screenshot On The iPhone 12

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Take a Screenshot on the iPhone 12

Taking a screenshot on the iPhone 12 is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. This guide will walk you through the process of taking and saving screenshots on your device.

Step 1: Locate the Volume Up and Side buttons on your iPhone 12.

Step 2: Press and hold both buttons at the same time for a few seconds until you hear a camera shutter sound or see an animation appear on your screen. This indicates that you have successfully taken a screenshot.

Step 3: To view your screenshot, open Photos app from your home screen and select “Albums” tab at the bottom of the page. Select “Screenshots” album to view all of your screenshots in one place.

Step 4: To save or share your screenshot, tap it to open it up, then tap the Share icon (the square with an arrow pointing out) located at the bottom left corner of the page. From here, you can choose how to share or save it by selecting one of several options such as emailing it, sending it via text message, saving it to Dropbox or other cloud storage services, etc..

Following these steps will allow you to take and save screenshots quickly and easily on your iPhone 12 device!

Tips and Tricks for Taking the Perfect Screenshot on Your iPhone 12

1. Make sure your screen is ready for the screenshot: Before taking a screenshot, make sure that the content you want to capture is visible on your iPhone 12’s display. If you are trying to take a screenshot of an app or website, make sure it is open and fully loaded before taking the shot.

2. Activate AssistiveTouch: AssistiveTouch allows you to take screenshots without using any physical buttons on your device. To activate this feature, go to Settings > Accessibility > Touch > AssistiveTouch and toggle it on. Once enabled, a small circle will appear at the bottom of your screen which can be used to access various features including screenshots.

3. Take the screenshot: To take a screenshot with AssistiveTouch enabled, simply tap on the circle and select “Screenshot” from the menu that appears. Alternatively, if you prefer using physical buttons, press and hold down both Volume Up + Side button simultaneously until you hear a shutter sound or see an animation indicating that a screenshot has been taken successfully.

4. Edit & share: After taking a successful screenshot with either method mentioned above, it will automatically be saved in Photos app where you can edit or share it as desired by tapping on its thumbnail in Photos app’s library view or selecting “Edit” from its preview page respectively


1. How do I take a screenshot on the iPhone 12?

To take a screenshot on the iPhone 12, press and hold the Side button and Volume Up button at the same time. Release both buttons when you hear a shutter sound or see a white flash. The screenshot will be saved to your Photos app.

2. Can I edit my screenshots after taking them?
Yes, you can edit your screenshots after taking them by using Apple’s built-in Markup feature in the Photos app. To access this feature, open your screenshot in Photos and tap Edit > More > Markup from the top right corner of your screen. You can then use various tools to draw, add text, magnify parts of an image, etc., before saving it back to your library or sharing it with others.