Nokia Lumia 830 - Take a screenshot

Take a screenshot

It is possible to take a screenshot using Windows Phone however the process has changed from Windows Phone 8 to Windows Phone 8.1. Below we have described both methods for clarity:

Windows Phone 8 – Simply press and hold the Windows key and the Power key together. You might need to hold it for a second or so until the phone registers the combination. You should hear a click sound.

To view the screenshot, then go to Photos – Albums – Screenshots. They should be saved as PNG files.

Windows Phone 8.1 – If you try the above method on this version of WP, then you will see a warning that the combo has changed. The new combination is as follows: Press and hold the Power and Volume Up keys together. As above, you may need to hold for a second or so.

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