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How to take a screenshot on Moto?

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If you have recently purchased a new Motorola phone, you might be wondering about the various features that are necessary to have a brief idea about the functions of your Motorola phone. Alongwith the latest Android features, Motorola provides motion gestures capable of performing actions like capturing photos by twisting your wrist twice, three-finger screenshots, placing the phone face down switching it to DND mode, and picking up a phone to silence it amongst various other features.

In this article, we will be discussing how you can take a screenshot on your Moto phone by just following a few easy steps.

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Taking a screenshot on Moto

Having a Moto phone comes with the advantage of motion gestures that speed up your everyday actions, be it opening your camera app or switching on a flashlight, with a Moto phone, you can react quickly and on time. Taking a screenshot on a Moto phone is pretty effortless and can be done in the following two ways:


On most Motorola phones (as well as Android phones), screenshots can be taken by simultaneously pressing the lower volume button along with the power button.

You can follow the same method in almost all Android phones as well which will be accompanied by a click and a flash of your screen. In addition, you can either edit, share, or delete the screenshot in the options bar that opens up next to the screenshot. You can also search for similar photos on Google lens which is another option in the options bar.

Motion gesture

You can switch on the custom feature specific to Motorola phones through which you can take a screenshot of your current screen by pressing on the screen using three fingers. To enable this feature, follow the steps given below:

How to take a screenshot on Moto?
  • Open the Settings on your Moto phone.
  • You can either type ‘Screenshot’ in the search bar or tap on the Display option by scrolling down in the settings.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the Display settings and tap on Three finger screenshot. Here, you can enable this feature by flicking on the toggle switch.

Now you can take screenshots with ease by pressing three fingers on your screen simultaneously to take a screenshot of any content on your screen. You can also find the screen-recording option here or in the notifications tab which you can access by swiping down from the top.

How to view a screenshot on Moto?

Moto phones do not have an internal gallery of their own to save up on space and instead store your camera photos, videos, and screenshots on Google Photos. Follow the steps given below to view your screenshots:

  • Head to Google Photos.
  • Tap on Library at the bottom right corner of your screen.
  • The second folder from the top will be labeled Screenshots. You can go into this folder to view any screenshots taken by you on your Motorola phone.

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  • Sona says:

    Great article! Very helpful for new Moto phone users. The instructions are clear and easy to follow.

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