Taking a screenshot with an LG 4G Android phone: 13 steps (with pictures)

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Taking a screenshot with an LG 4G Android phone: 13 steps (with pictures)
Taking a screenshot with an LG 4G Android phone: 13 steps (with pictures)
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Screenshots are a useful way to save interesting data or give someone a better idea of ​​an error message on your phone. All LG phones have a built-in method of taking screenshots by using the phone's buttons. In addition, some LG phones have the "QuickMemo+" app installed by default, with which you can easily take, edit and save screenshots.

Steps

Part 1 of 2: Using the phone's buttons

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 1

Step #1. Open the screen you want to screenshot

You can take a screenshot of any screen you can see on your phone. If you plan to share the screenshot, make sure there's nothing on your screen that you don't want others to see.

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 2

Step 2. Press the Volume Down and Power buttons on the phone at the same time

You only have to hold this second for a short time. The exact location of the buttons differs per phone:

  • G2, G3, G4, Flex - The On button and Volume Down button are located on the back of the phone, below the camera lens.
  • Optimus G, Volt - The On button is on the right side of the phone and the Volume Down button on the left side.
Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 3

Step #3. Release the buttons once you see a flash on the screen

This is the sign that the screenshot has been taken.

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 4

Step 4. Open the "Screenshots" folder in your Photo Album

Your screenshots are automatically sorted by date.

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 5

Step 5. Share your screenshots

Open a screenshot and hit "Share" to share it by text, email, or any of your social media apps.

Part 2 of 2: With QuickMemo+

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 6

Step #1. Open the screen you want to take a screenshot of

You can use the QuickMemo+ app installed by default on some LG devices to take and edit screenshots. This can be useful, for example, if you want to circle something on a map, highlight some text, or just draw something on the photo.

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 7

Step #2. Open the notification window

Swipe from the top to the bottom of the screen to open the notification panel.

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 8

Step 3. Press "Quick Memo" or "QMemo+" to take a screenshot

This button is usually found at the top left of the notification window.

  • Although QuickMemo+ is installed by default on most phones, it is possible that your carrier has removed the app. Even if you have an operating system other than Android installed on your phone, the app may be missing.
  • Although the notification window is open, a screenshot will be taken of the window hidden below.
Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 9

Step 4. Draw or write something on the screenshot with your finger

For example, you can write a word, circle something, draw a picture or add whatever you want to the picture. Press "T" to add a text to the photo. When you do this, you can choose which font you use or add figures that appear on your keyboard.

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 10

Step 5. Add a reminder to your screenshot

Press "Add reminder" at the bottom left of the screen and select the date and time you want to be reminded of something through the screenshot.

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 11

Step 6. Save the screenshot to your Photo Album

Press Save (floppy disk) to save the screenshot in QuickMemo for easy reference.

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 12

Step 7. Share screenshots by pressing the ⋮ button and then "Share"

A list of ways you can share the image will now appear. This list is based on the apps you have installed on your LG phone.

If you share a screenshot, it will be saved automatically

Take a Screenshot on a 4G LG Android Phone Step 13

Step 8. You can find your screenshots in the QuickMemo+ app

If you want to see all your screenshots, you can do so in the QuickMemo+ app. To do this, open the app on your phone. Then all your screenshots will be displayed.

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