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General Screen Shot on Transformer TF101

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  1. caravaggio

    caravaggio Well-Known Member
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    Does anyone know how to do a screen shot on Transformer TF101 (operating with ICS 4.0.3)?

    Is there a direct way to do it on the keyboard, or do you have to download an app?

    Thanks.
     

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  2. caravaggio

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    From the number of hits on this query, I assume that people are interested in how to take a screen shot on a TF101 - but from the lack of replies, it seems that nobody knows how!

    If anyone knows how to do this, there are a lot of us out here eager to learn how.

    Please put us out of our misery.

    Thanks
     
  3. vosg

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    Hold both Power and Volume Down. The sreenshots are saved in /sdcard/Screenshots
     
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  4. El Presidente

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    Head to Settings -> Asus Customised Settings -> Screenshot (Tick).

    Press and hold the recent apps apps key et voila! :)
     
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  5. caravaggio

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    A big thank you to vosg and El Presidente for their generous replies.

    Now I have to reveal my incompetence. :(

    1. When I hold down the power and volume (up I presume) all that happens is my device goes into sleep mode!!

    2. El Presidente's method obviously seems the correct route - if only I could find the "recent apps key" !!

    I have checked "screenshot" in the Asus personal settings, but where is the "recent apps key"?
     
  6. El Presidente

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    No problem! :)

    The recent apps key is the on screen button that looks like one square behind another, it sits to the right of the home button.

    See it?
     
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  7. caravaggio

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    Ha Ha! Thank you El Presidente.

    My confusion was because I am using a physical keyboard.

    The key you refer to (overlapping squares) is only on the screen keyboard. I found it and indeed it does work - perfectly.

    I have since located the key on the physical keyboard that takes the screenshot. It's the eighth key from the left on the top row and has a little camera superimposed on a square. It also works perfectly.

    Many thanks. :D
     
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  8. El Presidente

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    I've the dock too and I didn't know that key did it, so thanks!
     
  9. caravaggio

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    Isn't this forum wonderful!!

    :D
     
  10. El Presidente

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    It's alright! :p
     
  11. mikecanuck

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    This doesn't seem to work on mine. I had no problems the old w a y (recent apps) but that doesn't work since the update to 4.0.3. I've tried every variation of power/volume button combination press but its not capturing the screen. Any help would be appreciated.
     
  12. caravaggio

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    The power/volume method doesn't work for me either, but there are two other ways:

    1. In the black strip at the bottom of the screen is an icon (3rd from left) that is two overlapping rectangles. If you touch that it will do a screenshot.

    2. On the dock keyboard, the 8th button from the left on the top row of keys shows an icon of a camera. Pressing that will also take a screenshot.

    Hope these will work for you.
     
  13. AutobahnSHO

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    You have to hold it for a second or two...
     
  14. wendy89

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    Both ways work for me (after turning the feature on ) thanks :)
     

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