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Support Taking Screenshots of your Xperia X8

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by gabeyong, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. gabeyong

    gabeyong Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter
    Mar 3, 2011

    Mar 3, 2011

    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 :)

    Cheers :)

    Do or Do Not... there is no Try - Yoda


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