nifty trick: screenshot without root!Tips


  1. pantlesspenguin

    pantlesspenguin Well-Known Member

    Press home key then at the same time press power button :).

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  2. colnago

    colnago Well-Known Member

    Ah...I thought you were going to post about making a shorcut to the com.lge.util...screencapture utility.
  3. nodrogkam

    nodrogkam Well-Known Member

    FINALLY! that's something the iphone did better than most any other device on the mass market.
  4. wmm

    wmm Well-Known Member

    Yeah, this is pretty handy. I've used it a couple of times over the last day or so when I first saw the tip posted on xda-developers. Thanks for sharing it here.
  5. OutstandingO

    OutstandingO Active Member

    Co-sign on the thanks. This is really handy.
  6. aquaitious

    aquaitious Well-Known Member

    I just saw this on Engadget, freaking awesome! Such a nice feature. Start posting your homescreens. :D
  7. colnago

    colnago Well-Known Member

  8. pantlesspenguin

    pantlesspenguin Well-Known Member

    I already returned the phone, but here was my last screenshot.

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  9. caldon12

    caldon12 Member


    Hi, which Calender are you using?
  10. colnago

    colnago Well-Known Member

    We are "both" using Smooth Calendar. I just have the background and icon hidden.
  11. caldon12

    caldon12 Member

    Thank you!!
  12. BklynEnigma

    BklynEnigma Well-Known Member

    Deleted the photo in PB. Sorry =/
  13. LunchBB

    LunchBB Well-Known Member

    BklynEnigma, nice screen. which time/weather widget is it?
  14. BklynEnigma

    BklynEnigma Well-Known Member

    Thank you. =]

    It's "3D Digital Weather Clock" - Free on the Marketplace.
  15. jwaitetran

    jwaitetran Member

    hey i cant get it to work for some reason.. can someone help?@!?
  16. wmm

    wmm Well-Known Member

    Hmm, I don't know -- it "just works" for me: I touch the home button and then, just a split second later, I press the power button, the screen flashes and there's a shutter-click sound, and the screen shot is saved in /sdcard/CapturedImages with the filename being the date and time.

    What were you doing when you tried it? Did you try it on the home screen, or were you running an application? What happened when you did it?
  17. aquaitious

    aquaitious Well-Known Member

    You should remove the Browser icon from the home screen, that way you can get another more useful app in there, since the browser is on every bottom of the screen next to the app drawer. ;)
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  18. BklynEnigma

    BklynEnigma Well-Known Member

    Haha...I just realized that. A stupid oversight on my part lol. Thanks to you, I removed it and added an e-mail widget for my job. :) Thanks.
  19. Crustacean

    Crustacean Member

    [​IMG]
    pretty basic, but it suits me well.
  20. Gordo96

    Gordo96 New Member

    Here's what I have. Thanks to pantlesspenguin for posting this and BklynEnigma for the clock widget tip.

    *edited for better picture*

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  21. leetramp

    leetramp Member

    Doesn't work for me on a Galaxy Tab with Verizon. I push home, then power and the screen turns off.
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  22. wmm

    wmm Well-Known Member

    Yes, as far as I know, this is a special capability that was added by LG and not available in other manufacturers' products.
  23. FloridaBoi

    FloridaBoi New Member

    [​IMG][/IMG]
  24. YouNoAsian

    YouNoAsian Well-Known Member

  25. BklynEnigma

    BklynEnigma Well-Known Member

    These are my 2 screens...
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    I'm using LauncherPro as my UI, 3D Digital Weather Clock as the weather/clock widget, and on the widget screen in order I am using Dazzle Configurable Switcher, Rhapsody, Uber Music, and Livescores.
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