How to Take a Screenshot on Any iPhone, and How to add a VoiceOver text label to the Screenshot: Rita’s iDevice Advice for February 3, 2020A screenshot, or screen capture, is a photo of whatever is on your iPhone screen.Note: These instructions were written for sighted persons, who are not using voiceOver. If you are using VoiceOver: when the instructions say “Tap on an item”, perform a one finger double tap.How to Take a Screenshot on an iPhone X & LaterBy now, we’re all used to the presence of the Home button. So how do you get a screenshot on an iPhone without a Home buttons, such as the iPhone XS, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, or iPhone 11 Pro?Navigate to the screen you want to capture.Simultaneously press the Side button on the right-hand side (this has also been called the Sleep/Wake button) and the volume up button on the left side.Quickly release both buttons.When you see the screen flash white (and possibly hear the camera shutter), the screenshot has been captured and added to your Photos app.You’ll also see a thumbnail of the screenshot you’ve captured on your screen for a few seconds.If you tap on this thumbnail, you can use Markup to draw and write on your screenshotHow to take a Screenshot on an iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus & Earlier ModelsLocate your Sleep/Wake button.Depending on the model of iPhone, your Sleep/Wake button may be at the top of your phone (older models) or on the right side of it (newer models).To take a screenshot, simultaneously press both your Sleep/Wake and Home button, then quickly release them.The screen will flash white, letting you know a screenshot was taken.As with the iPhone X and later, a thumbnail of your screenshot will appear in the lower-left corner of your screen; you’ll have the option to tap the thumbnail and use Markup.Open your Photos app to see the screenshot you just label screen shots or pictures, when you are running VoiceOver, do the following:If you have an iPhone X: tap the Sleep Wake button and the Volume up or down buttons simultaneously in order to take a screen shot.locate the screen shot or picture from your camera role, it will already be labeled with a date and time.Open the picture with a one finger double tap. Flick right until you hear the date and time that the photo was taken: for example “February 3, 2020 7:37AM: Perform a two finger double tap and hold on the second tap.You will hear a three long beep sound. This brings up the on screen keyboard and places the VoiceOver cursor in the first element of an editable text field.Type the name of the photo: such as picture of my cat “Phil” playing with a scrunched paper ball, on February 3rd 2020.This also works with Screen Shots.Then locate the “Save” button which is located near the upper right on the screen, or you can keep flicking left with one finger until you locate the Save button. Perform a one finger double tap.Your screen shot or photo will now have a text label when you are in the camera role of your photos app.

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