How To Fix Android Screenshot Not Working

    The Android screenshot function can be so frustrating sometimes especially when it just stop working without reason especially when you’re during an important work on a phone app. In this tutorial, we will be explaining how to fix Android screenshot not working.

    When the Android screenshot function stops working on your phone or tablet, you are likely to see these kind of error messages, such as:

    • “Can’t take screenshot due to security policy” or “Can’t take screenshot due to limited storage space.”
    • Image not capturing.

    Reason For Screenshot Issues 

    If you have a phone that was issued to you at work or school, it may have certain restrictions, such as not allowing screenshots.

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    Another reason is Chrome Incognito Mode, incognito chrome doesn’t allow screenshots and it could also be due to a computerized issue, such as a broken button, or low storage availability.

    Here Is How To Fix Android Screenshot Not Working

    1. Uninstall A Recently Installed App

    Android Screenshot Not Working

    If you recently installed an app that might be a hindrance, maybe something work-related or designed to curb your phone from performing certain tasks, uninstall it and see if you’re able to take screenshots.

    Make sure to disable the Chrome Incognito Mode before trying to take a screenshot

    2. Attempt An Alternate Procedure For Capturing A Screenshot

    The normal methods include pressing a combination of keys on the device.

    • Using the swipe function 
    • Using Google Assistant.

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    How To Use Google Assistant (GA) To Capture A Screenshot

    Android Screenshot Not Working

    • Show the image you want to capture on the screen. 
    • Then click OK, Google, take a screenshot. 
    • GA will responds with OK, 
    • Touch to continue. 
    • A smaller version of the screen image and options for sending it will pop up. 
    • Choose the method you want to use for sending the image. 

    3. Assess The Device’s Storage

    Android Screenshot Not Working

    To solve issues like, “Couldn’t save screenshot. Storage may be in use,” or, “Can’t take screenshot due to limited storage space,” 

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    Restart the device, 

    You Can also try a disk cleanup app or move your files to either cloud storage or an SD card.

    If problem still persist try a factory reset on the phone.

    I hope this article helps you to fix any issue concerning screenshot you might be facing on your Android devices, Incase you have any questions or additional help, simply comment down below and I will respond immediately.

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