This is a detailed guide on how to take a video screenshot on samsung phones and even includes their tablets.
You think this is difficult to do?
Absolutely no cause it is lot easier than you think, a one quick touch you’re good to go.
To screenshot a video on samsung is same thing as screenshot on other pages or your samsung homescreen. Screenshot is screenshot and there’s no difference with video screenshot on samsung phones.
How to take a video screenshot on samsung
As long as you have a Samsung phone released from 2017 upwards, this method of video screenshot on samsung is also applied to your phone.
There are three different methods which you can use to screenshot on samsung phones and equally applicable to how to take a video screenshot on samsung.
Let’s start with the first one.
1. Using The Buttons
Open a video app, YouTube app, Netflix app or any video streaming app on your samsung phone and start to watch your video. Immediately it gets to the part which you want to screenshot, press hold the volume down button and the power button at same time and it will screenshot the video.
You can edit the file and write on it by tapping on this icon below.
The other icon left is to screenshot the entire screen. However, since you’re after how to take a video screenshot on samsung, it will definitely get the entire screen as long as it is a video.
The case is different if you’re browsing and wants to get the entire screen on your screenshot, that is when you use the first icon on the picture above.
So this is how to take a video screenshot on samsung using the volume down button and also the power button.
2. Using The Palm Swipe Method
This is another method to take a screenshot and which is available on all samsung phones, both high end flagship and budget phones.
This method only requires you to swipe your palm of finger across your screen and it will screenshot immediately. First you must make sure that it is activated on your phone before you can use the feature.
So kindly go to your settings app, scroll down to advanced features and tap to open. Scroll down to where you see motion and gestures and also tap to open it.
Right there you’ll see all the gestures which includes palm swipe to capture. If it is activated or turned on, leave it as it is but if not, kindly slide it on.
Having done that, press back and head over to the video, YouTube app or any other video app and start playing your video. Immediately it gets to the point or place which you need to screenshot, swipe your palm from right to left or left to right on your screen and it will screenshot the video.
The above picture shows you how to palm swipe in order to take a video screenshot on samsung phone.
So this is how to how to take a video screenshot on samsung using the palm swipe method.
3. Using The Edge Panel
This is another method on how to take a video screenshot on samsung and it is only applicable to high end Samsung phones. Not all samsung phones has the edge panel feature, especially the Samsung budget smartphones.
First, you must enable the edge feature on your samsung phone. To do so, go to display and tap to open. Scroll down to where you’ll see edge screen and also tap to open.
There you’ll see edge panels and edge lighting depending on the type of phone you’re. Tap one edge panels and you’ll see list of options to select from.
As we’re focused on how to take a video screenshot on samsung, swipe to where you’ll see task and select it. You can select all the items on the select and press back to continue.
Head over to your video app and launch the app, start your video and as it reaches where you want to screenshot, swipe on the edge panel and you’ll see the screenshot option on your screen.
Tap on it to screenshot the video. If you have multiple items on your edge panel, swipe until you get to the task panel and click on the screenshot icon.
So this is how to take a video screenshot on samsung edge panel feature on samsung phones.
4. Using Samsung Bixby Method
Another method to use to screenshot on samsung phones is by using the Bixby feature, and it is available on all samsung phones released from 2016 and upwards. If you have the Samsung A series, M series or probably the high end Samsung phones, you’ll definitely have the Bixby feature on your android phone.
You can also use the Bixby feature to screenshot your screen or a video. It is so easy as long as you can talk or say the word screenshot.
First you must activate Bixby on your samsung phone. Activate it and get started with the voice command and definitely you’ll love the feature. So having activated Bixby voice command on your samsung phone, this is how to take a video screenshot on samsung using the Samsung Bixby.
This works great if your samsung phone has the Bixby button. Open the video and as it gets to the place to screenshot, tap hold the Bixby button and it will open, immediately say screenshot and it will screenshot the video in a matter of second.
I use this and the edge panel very often to screenshot my screen. Where the problem lies if you don’t have the Bixby voice command button on your phone.
So this is how to take a video screenshot on samsung using the Samsung Bixby voice command.
5. Using Google Voice Command
Google voice command or OK Google is another means to take a video screenshot, first you must activate Google voice command on your phone. As long as you’re using an android phone, there is a Google voice command installed on your phone.
To access it, press hold on the home button and it will open the Google voice command. Follow up and accept everything shown on your screen. After that you’re good to use the Google voice command or OK Google.
To take a video screenshot on samsung using the Google voice command, you need not to say OK Google but rather press hold on the home button to open the OK Google and immediately say take a screenshot.
The Google voice command will take a screenshot of that video and save it to your phone. You’ll also see the option to share the video screenshot.
So this is how to take a video screenshot on samsung using the Google voice command. If you don’t like the Samsung Bixby voice command, then you should fancy this.
6. Using The Smart Select Feature
I love this feature a lot. The smart select feature and this feature allows you to take a video screenshot on any type of shape like in rectangular or in oval. The best is that you can chose not to take the entire screen.
To select this feature, you need to go to your settings app and tap on display. Scroll down to edge screen and tap to open and again tap on the edge panel.
On the edge panel swipe until you see Smart Select and select the item. It will now be included on your edge panel with others as well.
After you’re done, swipe and open your edge panel and locate the smart select. You’ll see all the options for you and select the one you want by tapping on it. It will appear on your screen and adjust it the way you wanted and then click on done. Finally tap on the download icon which you’ll see below, and it will be saved on your phone.
This is another method on how to take a video screenshot on samsung phones who has the edge panel feature.
All these methods listed here are the ways on how to screenshot a video on samsung and they are perfectly working.
How do you screenshot a video on Android
For other Android phones, the methods differs but as long as you’re able to take a screenshot of a page, you can do so on a video.
Generally, the Google voice command is applicable to all Android phone users and you can use it to screenshot a video from your android phone. That’s it on how do you screenshot a video on Android.
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With all these methods, you can see that it isn’t difficult to screenshot a video on your samsung phone, and they are the best method and answer to how to screenshot a video on samsung. There’s no any other method unless you want to use a third party screenshot app for your video screenshot.
With this I’ve come to the end of this post on how to take a video screenshot on samsung, if you have any other method(s) please don’t hesitate to post it here for all to see thanks.