Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket Screen Shot Help?Support


  1. iCadaverx

    iCadaverx New Member

    I just bought the Skyrocket, two days ago.
    I'm loving it. And, I was taking screen shots on it before.
    The way I did it was, Holding the home button than pressing the power button.
    Simple enough.
    Then, Through Samsung Kies I put 4.0.4 on it.
    Love it even more now.
    Only thing.. Screen shotting isn't the same way, or is it even on here anymore?
    I've seen people complain that upgrading to ics takes some things away.
    Anyone know how, or if there is a way to screen shot on the skyrocket with the official ics?

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  2. AK1021

    AK1021 Active Member

    Press and hold the home and power keys at the same time. Timing takes some getting used to, but it works.
  3. iCadaverx

    iCadaverx New Member

    I took about 10 screen shots before I put ics on it and I had it down.
    Now it just isn't working. Any other methods?
  4. davidgoerndt66

    davidgoerndt66 Well-Known Member

    I could never get the timing right on Gingerbread, always too slow with either the home or power button. Installed ICS and the very first try got it to work. I just tried it again and it worked although I had to try it three times, timing is still an issue.
  5. iCadaverx

    iCadaverx New Member

    When I hole home it redirects me to the Task Manager.
  6. AK1021

    AK1021 Active Member

    Well I press the power button a split second before pressing the home button and it works perfectly for me. Not sure why it isn't working for you.
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  7. SkyWalker7

    SkyWalker7 New Member

    I've been trying for days to get this, pressing the power button first then home finally worked! Thanks!
  8. AK1021

    AK1021 Active Member

    Glad I could help!
  9. log1c

    log1c Well-Known Member

    man, I still can't get it to work, this is quite annoying

    actually never mind I got it, you have to hold it for like 2 seconds now
  10. TerryB58

    TerryB58 New Member

    Tap home once and then press and hold home and power. Think of it as double tapping home but on the second tap press power too and hold them both.
  11. Sean Bhalach

    Sean Bhalach New Member


    Works now thanks.

    Now, when it was Gingerbread it worked almost similarly, then with ICS it completely changed keys, now on Jelly Bean it's different again. Why can't they keep it consistent without having to search forums for functionality every time?

    :confused:
  12. joeymar2012

    joeymar2012 New Member

    after trying so many times i got it down. u have to hold the power n home button that the same time n wait until it say capture. it u have to hold them at the same time and after less then 2 sec. it will say copied to clipboard.
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  13. computerandu

    computerandu New Member

    In Ice Cream Sandwich...

    Press the volume down button and the power button at (almost) same time and hold them together for around 1-2 second.



    Source: How To Take Screenshot in Android Ice Cream Sandwich Easily


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  14. skyrockettex

    skyrockettex New Member


    This is the method that works everytime for me! Hold power and home at the same time and hold for 2 seconds until it takes the screenshot. I can get it to work everytime. And completely agree on "quit changing it everytime you do an update"!
  15. sam linson

    sam linson New Member

    press and hold the lock butten and press the home key ,very simple:)
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