How to take a screenshot on the LG G8 ThinQ

You can capture a screenshot on the LG G8’s ThinQ in different ways, which only take a few seconds. Some are device-specific, while others are more universal and can also be used on other Android phones. Whichever method you choose, the final result will be pretty much the same and the screenshot will always be saved in your device gallery.¬†Without further ado, here’s how to take a screenshot of the LG G8 ThinQ.

How to take a screenshot on the LG G8 ThinQ

LG G8 1 screenshot method: Combo button
This is the easiest way to take a screenshot on the LG G8 ThinQ and also works on most Android phones. To get the job done, all you have to do is press the volume and power down buttons simultaneously for a second or two, until you hear a shutter sound.

Step by step instructions:

Navigate to the content you want to capture.
Simultaneously press and hold the volume and power buttons.

LG G8 screenshot method 2: Air Motion
This method is specific to the LG G8 ThinQ and looks very futuristic, but you have to get used to it. The phone is equipped with a front-end ToF (flight time) camera that recognizes the shape as well as the movement of your hand and allows you to control certain aspects of the device – such as taking a capture of screen – without touching it.

The first step is to shake your hand on the camera and wait for the camera to recognize it. An icon will appear on the screen. Then, just pinch the air to take a screenshot by joining two fingers and separating them. That’s all!

Step by step instructions:

Navigate to the content you want to capture.
Put your hand on the camera and wait until the camera recognizes it.
Pinch the air to take a screenshot. Gather two fingers and separate them.

LG G8 3 screenshot method: Google Assistant
You can take a screenshot of LG G8 using Google Assistant. The first thing to do is to launch it by saying “OK Google” or by pressing the dedicated Assistant button located to the left of the device. Then, simply say, “Take a screenshot” or type the command with the keyboard if it’s more your choice.

Step by step instructions:

Navigate to the content you want to capture.
Launch Wizard by pressing the Dedicated Assistant button on the left side or saying “OK Google”.
Say “Take a screenshot” or type the command with the keyboard.

LG G8 screenshot method 4: Capture +
The last method to take a screenshot on the LG G8 is also the most advanced. To begin, pull down the notification bar and tap the Capture + icon. Then select whether you want to capture a standard or extended screenshot at the bottom of the screen. You can also add text or draw on the screenshot using the tools available at the top.

Once you’re happy with your creation, tap the checkmark icon in the upper left corner and save the screenshot in the Gallery.

Step by step instructions:

Navigate to the content you want to capture.
Scroll down the notification bar and tap the Capture + icon.
Select a standard or extended screenshot at the bottom of the screen.
Add text or draw on the screenshot using the tools at the top of the screen.
Tap the check mark icon in the upper left corner and save the screenshot in the Gallery.