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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by lakai113, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. lakai113

    lakai113 Well-Known Member
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    why couldnt android just make it simple to take a damn screen shot?? i have the SDK bullshit and it worked awhile back and now it wont work at all..
    its the little things like this that piss me off soo bad.. there is no reason why my phone shouldn't be able to take a screenshot without having to root or hook it up to my computer and now that wont even work... WHY WHY WHY..
     

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  2. Tangent

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    What's worse is when you have an app that does it but an update breaks it... :(
     
  3. smacky

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    If you've rooted your phone, you can download an app called Screenshot..or something. And it does it.

    But, my iPhone does it stock. Apple FTMFW!!!
     
  4. saps

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    If rooted try Shoot Me.
     
  5. AndroidSPCS

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    Or just go the low tech way, and use a digital camera to take a picture of the screen... :D :D
     
  6. Bramsy

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    i just read someone else talking about this... gimmie a sec
     
  7. Bramsy

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    thread: http://androidforums.com/motorola-droid/154745-stealing-iphone-apps.html

    dbrookes said it best
    "Security in Android is very strong. To do a screen capture the app has to have access to the display belonging to other apps. That isn't allowed. Security-wise a malicious app could take screen caps of your contacts, see secure web browsing sessions or other things without needing permissions to see those things. So without the ability to give apps super-user permissions via rooting, there is no screen capture."
     
  8. Tangent

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    Before a recent update Shoot Me worked perfectly without being rooted...
     
  9. Genetic_Bloom

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    Yeah, on the EVO and myTouch Slide. No other phone. Those two worked because HTC left open some part of code that allowed Shoot Me to work.
     
  10. MassacrMan

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    Why are you here if you're going to praise the iPhone?
     

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