How to take screenshots on your iPhone or iPad

Do you own an iPhone or an iPad and wish you knew how to take screenshots? If you do, you have come to the right place. Regardless of whether you want to create screenshots of your iPhone's screen to keep evidence of your chat history, or because you need them for your next presentation :), in this article we show you how to do it, on an iPhone or iPad. Without wasting any more time, let's begin:

1. How to take a screenshot on an iPhone X or newer

The easiest method to take a screenshot on an iPhone or iPad is to use the default method of simultaneously pressing some buttons on it. However, the buttons that you need to press differ depending on your iPhone or iPad version.

If you want to take a screenshot on an iPhone X or newer, press and hold the Side button on its right side, and immediately press the Volume up button on its left side. Then, release the buttons. If iOS successfully captured the screenshot, a small thumbnail appears temporarily in the lower-left corner of your screen.

Taking a screenshot on an iPhone X

2. How to take a screenshot on an iPhone 8 or earlier, iPad (other than the Pro 11-inch and 12.9-inch) or iPod touch

If you want to take a screenshot on an iPhone 8 or earlier, iPad (other than the Pro 11-inch and 12.9-inch) or iPod touch, press and hold the Top or Side button, and immediately press the Home button. Then, release the buttons.

If the operating system successfully captured the screenshot, a small thumbnail appears temporarily in the lower-left corner of your screen.

Taking a screenshot on an iPhone 8 Plus

3. How to take a screenshot on an iPad Pro 11-inch or iPad Pro 12.9-inch

If you want to take a screenshot on an iPad Pro 11-inch or iPad Pro 12.9-inch, press and hold the Top button, and immediately press the Volume up button on its left side. Then, release the buttons. If your iPad successfully captured the screenshot, a small thumbnail appears temporarily in the lower-left corner of your screen.

Taking a screenshot on an iPad Pro 12.9-inch

Do you consider it easy to take screenshots on your iPhone or iPad?

We do not like the fact that the screenshot taking screenshots varies depending on the model of iPhone or iPad. Before closing this tutorial, tell us what you think about the screenshot taking experience on your iPhone or iPad. Is there anything you would like Apple to improve? Comment below and let's discuss.