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Old March 18th, 2011, 05:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Mad Taking Screenshots of your Xperia X8


Android phones are so flexible. And the "mod-ability" of the phone with lockscreens, widgets, themes and live wallpapers certainty makes your Xperia X8 a thing of beauty.

Want to share your lockscreens and homescreens with this us on this forum?

Here is how you can do it:

Oops!!! Forgot to mention...
Your phone MUST be ROOTED to use these apps Apologies -


Step 1a: Download and install the app ScreenShot by Giksoft from Android Market
Step 1b: Download and install the app ShootMe by Giksoft from Android Market

Direct Download Option
A: ScreenShot <-- here
B: ShootMe <-- works in a similar way to ScreenShot

When you launch ScreenShot you will see the UI
<5 seconds> - this delays your screenshot for you to choose the correct screen on you phone before the app takes a picture
<Take ScreenShot> this is the button to <click> to take the screenshots

Under Options
<Shake the phone to take a screenshot> this option allows you time to choose the phone screen and then shake the phone to take a ScreenShot.
<Invert Red and Blue colors> self explanatory
<save as Png> picture format options the app saves your screenshots
The app save your screenshots to </SD/screenshot> folder

Step 2: Launch <ScreenShot>
- <choose the time delay> OR
- <choose the Shake the phone to take a screenshot>
- go to the screen within the time delay OR <shake the phone>
- a camera click will sound and a screenshot <.png is the default format> will be saved on your SD Card

Step 3: To Retrieve Your Screenshots
- <mount> your Xperia X8
- <click><screenshot> folder and copy out your .PNG files

Step 4: Post your Xperia X8 Screen Grabs to rosered's post - Show Us Your Homescreens X8
- <upload> your pictures.png to a picture host site (e.g. ImageShack)
- <copy> url link to clipboard
- <click> Show Us Your Homescreens thread in this forum
- <type> in the <Quick Reply> box
- <click> the <Insert Image> icon on the tool bar
- <paste> your <url link> to your Screenshots
- <click> Post Quick Reply

And that's it - you beautiful Homescreens in full HQ glory for us to admire


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