Taking Screenshots on iPad

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Taking a Screenshot

Taken from "Simple Help" by Ross McKillop
  • Press both the home and power button at the same time - the screen should then appear to flash and a picture of it will be saved to the Camera Roll album.


  • Open the Photos application

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The screenshot you just took will appear as a thumbnail. Tap the photo to view the screenshot.

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Transferring a Screenshot

Currently, the easiest way to transfer a screenshot to your Mac or PC is to email it to yourself.

  • Tap the “arrow” button on the upper-right corner of the screen while you’re viewing the screenshot.


  • Select "Email Photo"

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    • Mail will open with the image attached to a message. Fill out email adress you wnat to send it to, give the email a subject and enter any other info you want to include.
  • Click on SEND.

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WSU iPad Setup