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How to take a screenshot on the HTC One 15/09/2014
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How to take a screenshot on the HTC One

Whether you need a screen shot to show an impressive scene to friends, remember an important moment or capture some info that you'll need later on, there are two ways to go about taking a screen shot on your hot HTC One: the 'classic Android' method and the 'HTC One' method. Read on for a step-by-step guide. 

The classic Android method

The most common way of taking screen shots on a HTC One (and any other Android device, for that matter) involves a combination of the Power and Volume Down buttons. Hold down the two of them at once and don't release them until you hear a shutter sound. You'll know your shot has been successful because a thumbnail will appear on the screen for a brief moment and a notification will show on your Notification Shade. You can view your shot by tapping this notification. You'll also find it stored in the Screenshot album, which is located inside your Gallery app.

The HTC One method

A second way of taking a screen shot applies more specifically to the HTC One and directly related devices, like the HTC One X. This time, you'll need the Power button again and you'll also need to find the capacitive Home button. Hold down the Power button for a half-second or so and then tap the Home button. Take care not to keep your finger on them for too long, otherwise your HTC One will ask if you want it switched off. You'll know your shot has worked when you hear the shutter sound and a message appears at the bottom of your screen. This method won't cause a notification to appear - to see your shot, you'll have to go straight to the Screenshot album in the Gallery app. 

Taking care of your HTC One

To help you take good care of your HTC One, we've have an awesome range of HTC phone cases. Featuring cutting-edge design and ultra-durable impact-resistant polycarbonate, they're made to ensure that your beloved gadget is kept well-protected when it comes to unexpected bumps and bangs. They come in an impressive range of colours and looks, including the simple yet elegant 'Essentials' HTC One case in black and purple; to the uber-cool, attention-grabbing 'Glow' HTC One phone cover; the convenient and popular 'Super Thin Flip'; and the Superman-style 'Tuff' phone case. And to keep your screen scratch-free, we offer premium quality screen protectors for your HTC

If you are interested to know what your HTC smartphone says about you as a person, have a read of our four part series on what your smartphone says about you.

All about Sprout

Whether Apple, Samsung or HTC is your favourite brand, here at Sprout we can provide you with every accessory you need - from cases to screen protectors to chargers. We're just as passionate about finding fun, funky, fashionable items as you are - so we spend a lot of time scouring the market for the latest, greatest and most innovative inventions. All orders over $20 score free shipping within Australia; all items boast a 12-month warranty; and every single object on our shelves comes with a 100% money back, no questions asked guarantee. So, basically, you can't go wrong.

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