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How to capture screenshots with Galaxy Tab S8, S8+ and S8 Ultra

You can take a screenshot of the content currently being shown on the display screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ and Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.

To find out how you can properly do so on your tablet, you can take a look at this tutorial from Seeking Tech.

How to capture a screenshot with Galaxy Tab S8, S8+ and S8 Ultra

In order to capture a screenshot with your Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+ or Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, you need have to press both the Side Key and Volume Down Key at the same time.

How to capture a screenshot with a gesture

You can also take a screenshot by using a touchscreen on your Samsung tablet.

In order to do so, you need to enable palm swipe by taking the following steps:

  • On your S8 series tablet, you need to open the Settings App.
  • In the Settings App, head over to Advanced Features.
  • You then need to go to Motions and Gestures.
  • Afterwards, head to Palm Swipe to Capture.
  • Finally, make sure that the Palm Swipe to Capture is enabled.
  • To capture a screenshot with the palm swipe, you need to swipe the edge of your hand from one side of the screen to the other.

How to change screenshot capture settings

In order to change the settings of screenshot captures on your S8, S8 Plus or S8 Ultra, you need to do the following:

Open the Settings App once again and then go to Advanced Features.

In the Advanced Features menu, select Screenshots and Screen Recorder.

Inside of the Screenshots and Screen Recorder menu, you have the following options:

  • You can enable the Screenshot Toolbar, which will bring up a toolbar after taking a screenshot where you can quickly edit and share the image.
  • With Hide Status and Navigation Bars, you can make the status and navigation icons invisible in the when capturing a screenshot.
  • By using the Delete Shared Screenshots option, the tablet will automatically delete any screenshots that has been shared through the aforementioned Screenshot Toolbar.
  • With the Screenshot Format option, you can choose between saving the image file as JPG of PNG. For screens with a lot of images, we recommend going with JPG if you want to save space. For screens that are made of mainly texts, you should go with PNG instead.

It is important to note that some apps on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ or Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra may block the ability to capture any screenshot due to copyrighted content or sensitive information being shown.

To see how you can prevent eye strain issues when using these tablets, you can take a look at this article.