How to screenshot Samsung Galaxy Core

This is how you do a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy Core

When something noteworthy happens on your cell phone it is nice to know that you can easily share whats going on by doing a print screen on your cell phone.

In the past we have become acustomed to taking screenshots on our computers with the print screen button. In fact most keyboards have a designated button for this, the Prt Sc button. Doing this on our phones can be a bit harder since there obviously is no designated button for this on our phones. Keep reading and I will show you how to do a screen dump on your device.

This is how to capture the galaxy core screen

Press and hold power button and home button

How to screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy Core.

  1. Press and hold the power button and the home button.
  2. That’s it. If you can’t seem to get it right remenber that you have to hold them pressed for a second or two.
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Once the screenshot has been captured your phone will flash and play a sound to let you know that the operation was succesfully completed.

To take a closer look at the new image of your phones screen simply pull down the notification area where a thumbnail of the photo will be displayed. Press it to go to your phones gallery where you can edit the image or share it with your friends via the social media of your choice, or any other thing you might imagine doing with it.

About Bertil Hansen
I am the owner and main contributor to this website. Throughout the years I've owned an embarrassing number of Android phones. Too many to mention in fact. Lets just say it started with the HTC legend and I'm now on the Galaxy Note 4.

52 thoughts on “How to screenshot Samsung Galaxy Core

  1. Its not working in my samsung galaxy core G-T 16282…plz tell me any other way..

    • I could not get it to work till I did this:
      Press both buttons at the exact same time, and hold them for one second.

  2. its not working in galaxy core G-T 18262…

  3. That doesn’t work. How come they make everything difficult :(

  4. Sangeetha M Rao says:

    Do you know how screen shot can be enabled. As with above method I am not able to get screen shot.

  5. Sangeetha M Rao says:

    Do we need to enable to get screen shot as with above method I am not able to get screen shot.

  6. Rabiya Mazahir says:

    Thnx :) its actually works (Y)

  7. THANKS :)

  8. yeah!! thank you!!

  9. it doesn’t work on mine when I press home button Instead Google home page is opening

  10. it works for me

  11. I got it…. thank-you… it was a real help

  12. pravin deshmukj says:

    Thanks….it was a real help…
    keep helping and spread smiles,
    Pravin Deshmukh

  13. Thanks a lot :)

  14. abhishek sharma says:

    Its not working on my core 2.
    When i press lock nd home key, google search page opens.
    Any solution?

  15. It’s not working. Instead Google home page is opening.

  16. this was extremely helpful
    Thank you sooooo much

  17. Thank you so much.. now i know.

  18. ranjeetgautam says:


  19. Dabba its not working

  20. thanks….it was a real help…keep helping and spread smiles

  21. Thanks!! A lot its working///

  22. Thanks its varu usefull for me

  23. its work tq

  24. its work tnk u verry verry much

  25. thn u very much
    It’s work :D

  26. Subhrajit Chakravorty says:

    It worked. You have to press the power button first then immediately press the home button. Do not do the reverse one… will not work then.

  27. Not working on Core Plus. Just restarts device after five seconds.

  28. Yeah it worked

  29. Thank u. Before reading this article capturing screenshot in my core is a mystery. Now its simple. Thanks again brother

  30. Thank you..its really work..again thank you very much

  31. Ure d best!

  32. It does not work for the single simcard Galaxy Core. If I do that I get a menu where I can scroll up and down.

  33. it works!!! thanks heaps!!!

  34. your instruction really works!!! nice job..

  35. Thanks a lot for the much needed information…

  36. Works well thanks

  37. Awesome! It works! Thank you so much♥

  38. Farhan Shaikh says:

    Awesome great it’s working

  39. its not working my friend…

  40. It doesnt work at all

  41. thanks that helps.

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