How to take a screenshot on the LG G8 ThinQ

LG G8 ThinQ

There are a few different ways you can capture a screenshot on the LG G8 ThinQ, all of which only take a few seconds to complete. Some are specific to the device, while others are more universal and can also be used on other Android phones. No matter which method you choose, the end result will be more or less the same and the screenshot will always be saved to the gallery of your device.

Without further ado, here’s how to take a screenshot on the LG G8 ThinQ.

LG G8 screenshot method 1: Button combo

LG G8 ThinQ

This is the easiest way to take a screenshot on the LG G8 ThinQ and also works on most Android phone out there. To get the job done, all you have to do is press the volume down and power buttons simultaneously for a second or two — until you hear a camera shutter sound.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Press and hold the volume down and power buttons simultaneously.

LG G8 screenshot method 2: Air Motion

LG G8 ThinQ

This method is specific to the LG G8 ThinQ and feels very futuristic, but it takes some getting used to. The phone sports a ToF (time-of-flight) camera up front that recognizes the shape as well as the movement of your hand and allows you to control certain aspects of the device — like taking a screenshot — without touching it.

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The first step is to wave your hand over the device and wait for the camera to recognize it — you’ll see an icon on the display when it does. Then just pinch the air to take a screenshot by bringing two of your fingertips together and pulling them apart. That’s it!

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Wave your hand over the device and wait for the camera to recognize it.
  3. Pinch the air to take a screenshot — bring two of your fingertips together and then pull them apart.

LG G8 screenshot method 3: Google Assistant

LG G8 ThinQ

You can take a screenshot on the LG G8 with the help of Google Assistant. The first thing to do is to launch it by saying, “OK Google”, or by pressing the dedicated Assistant button on the left side of the device. Then just say, “Take a screenshot,” or type in the command with the keyboard if that’s more your thing.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Launch Assistant by pressing the dedicated Assistant button on the left side or saying, “OK Google”.
  3. Say, “Take a screenshot”, or type in the command with the keyboard.

LG G8 screenshot method 4: Capture+

LG G8 ThinQ

The last method of taking a screenshot on the LG G8 is also the most advanced one. To get started, pull down the notification bar and tap the Capture+ icon. Then select whether you want to grab a standard or an extended screenshot at the bottom of the screen. You can also add text or draw on the screenshot using the tools available up top.

After you’re satisfied with your creation, tap the checkmark icon in the top-left corner and save the screenshot to the Gallery.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Navigate to the content you want to capture.
  2. Pull down the notification bar and tap the Capture+ icon.
  3. Select a standard or an extended screenshot at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Add text or draw on the screenshot using the tools on the top of the screen.
  5. Tap the checkmark icon in the top-left corner and save the screenshot to the Gallery.

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There you have it — that’s how to take a screenshot on the LG G8 ThinQ. Which of the four methods is your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

Source of the article – Android Authority
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