How To Take Screenshot On Your iPad

How To Take Screenshot On Your iPad

We use our iPad for almost everything like watching movies, browsing the internet, playing games, taking pictures and other sorts of stuff. If we see something that we want to save like image or webpage we can take screenshot of it and share with anyone.

In this little guide we will show you how to take a screenshot on iPad using different methods. These steps will help you to take screenshots on your iPad easily and in no time.

How to take a screenshot on iPad

How to take a screenshot on iPad using buttons

How To Take Screenshot On Your iPad

Step 1: First find Home and Power button, usually Home button is located below the iPad display and power button is located on the top of the iPad which is an oval shaped button. In case you are using a new version of iPad Pro, which does not have a Home button then you have to look for a volume button.

Step 2: Open the screen of which you want to take a screenshot. For iPads having Home buttons simply press the top button and then tap Home button and then release them. For iPads not having Home button press Top button and then press Volume up button and then release them. Your screen will blink and screenshot is captured.

Step 3: The screenshot will be saved on your iPad in the Photos app.

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How to take Screenshot on iPad using AssistiveTouch

Another simple method of taking screenshots on iPad is using AssistiveTouch. AssistiveTouch is used to use multi-finger gestures, restart the device, adjust volume, lock the screen, or replace pressing buttons with just a tap.

To use AssistiveTouch you have to first enable it using the different ways mentioned below:

Way 1: Go to Settings then go to Accessibility then Touch, then select AssistiveTouch.

Way 2: Say “Turn on AssistiveTouch” To Siri.

Way 3: Go to Settings > Accessibility > Accessibility Shortcut and turn on AssistiveTouch.

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Once AssistiveTouch is active you can take screenshots.


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Step 1: Tap the AssistiveTouch button.

Step 2: Now tap one Device and tap on More.

Step 3: Now Tap on Screenshot. Your screenshot is captured and it will be saved in the Photos.

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How to take Screenshot using Apple Pencil on iPad

Apple has the tendency to add features that users do not know about. One great feature is that you can take screenshots using an apple pencil. You can also use Apple Pencil to take screenshots of webpages and make them into PDFs.

  1. Open the application or web page of which you want to take a screenshot.
  2. Put an Apple Pencil in the bottom-left or bottom-right corner of your iPad.
  3. Now drag the Apple Pencil to the center of the screen.

This will take the screenshot of the screen. You can also edit this screenshot in Instant Markup.

How to share a screenshot from iPad

Main reason for taking screenshots is to save some image or the information. Another reason for taking a screenshot is to share it with the people. Once the screenshot is taken you can easily share it following the steps below:

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Step 1: Open the Photos app and go to the screenshot you want to share.

Step Now open the screenshot and tap on the share icon.

Step Now choose media using which you want to share the screenshot.


Simple tricks like taking screenshots can be tricky if we do not know how to do it. iPads are equipped with the feature to take a screenshot of the page or the image. Screenshot can be taken with different methods. We have listed different methods of taking screenshots on your iPad and sharing them with anyone you want. If you like this blog share with your friends and family and keep reading our blog for more information like this.

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