How to take a screenshot with the iPhone

iOS makes it incredibly easy to screenshot your iPhone.

Screenshots from your iPhone are great for sharing moments from your favorite videos, high scores from your games, conversations on social networks like Twitter or Facebook, bugs you want to report, and almost anything and everything you see on your screen.

How to take a screenshot of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (and all earlier iPhone models)

  1. Open the app you want to screenshot and go to the exact screen you want to capture.
  2. Press and hold the Power button on the right side and click the Home button at the exact same time. (This helps ensure you don't activate Touch ID or Siri by accident while trying to take your screenshot.)
  3. The screen will flash white and you'll hear the camera shutter sound (if your sound is enabled).
  4. If you're on iOS 10 or earlier, the screenshot will be saved to your All Photos album (or Camera Roll if you're not using iCloud Photo Library). If you're using the iOS 11 public beta, this process will be slightly different.

    Here's how to take and edit screenshots in iOS 11.

How to view and edit screenshots in iOS 11

  1. Open the Photos app from your Home screen.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom to find your screenshot.
  3. Tap to view, favorite, edit, or share it.
  4. You can also tap the camera icon or use the edit menu in apps like Messages or Mail to insert your screenshot into texts, email, and more.

How to take screenshots with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Mac