How to take screenshots on an Apple or Samsung smartwatch

A large amount of information related to sports activities, geopositioning data, message notifications or vital sign measurements, among other content, passes through the screens of smart watches, the appearance of which at a certain moment can make them worthy of being shared with other people.

This is the function of the screenshots and it is generally present in the vast majority of electronic devices for personal use, including watches. However, the procedure to save in an image file what happens on the watch screen at a certain moment varies depending on the model or operating system.

That is why we show you the steps to follow to take screenshots on smart watches that lead user preferences: the Apple Watch and Samsung Galaxy Watch series models.

How to take screenshots on Apple Watch?

To take screenshots on Apple smart watches, the first thing to do is activate this option. And it can be done in two ways.

The first is to open the iPhone Watch app, go to My Watch > General. And then enable the option Allow screenshots.

For the second, you have to use the clock. Go to Settings > General > Screenshots. Then enable the option Allow screenshots. Once this is done, to take a capture you will only have to press the side button and the Digital Crown at the same time.

The screenshot obtained by this method will be saved in the iPhone camera roll.

How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Watch series

Press the Home button and the Back button at the same time. The screenshot taken will be automatically saved in the image gallery of the phone associated with the Galaxy Watch.

In case this does not happen, you can locate it in the Gallery app on the watch to send it to the phone or delete it.

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