It may be a year older, but the iPhone 11 remains a beautiful and powerful smartphone. The camera is premium, the screen is vibrant, the battery lasts a long time, and yes, it can take screenshots. OK, so the ability to take a screenshot is hardly new or unique, but it’s a feature that is widely used by just about anyone with a phone. That’s why this article explains how to take a screenshot on an iPhone 11. It also explains how to edit a screenshot on an iPhone 11, and how to share and find it in the Photos app.
How to take a screenshot on an iPhone 11
To take a screenshot on an iPhone 11, simply press the Volume up and Side buttons at the same time before quickly releasing them. Do not hold these buttons down; otherwise you bring the Switch off screen (you can click on the Cancel button to exit).
After pressing and releasing the Volume Up and Side button, the iPhone 11 screen will flash and you will see the screenshot you just took in the lower left corner of the screen. You can tap it to open the Edit screen, where you can share or delete the screenshot.
How to edit your screenshot
After taking and tapping your screenshot, you can now crop it by dragging one of the bold lines on the outline. There are eight of them: one on each corner of the screenshot and one in the center of each side. If you cropped the screenshot, you can undo your edit by clicking the Undo button at the top of the screen. You can also tap Done to finish editing.
In addition to cropping the screenshot, you can also highlight it by choosing one of the pen or pencil tools displayed at the bottom of the screen. There also is a Plus button in the lower left corner, which opens a submenu with additional editing options. This allows you to add text or your signature or highlight boxes (like the one Digital Trends adds to the images in How-To articles).
Tap again Undo at any time to clear the previous operation, or you can also redo it if you change your mind. Crane Done to finish.
How to share your screenshot
If you want to share your screenshot, tap it Parts icon in the top right corner of the screen (it looks like a square with an arrow pointing out).
This will bring up a series of sharing and saving options. At the top, you can scroll horizontally through a range of apps that you can use to share the screenshot, including Mail, WhatsApp, Messenger, Twitter, and so on. Below the app options, you’ll find a vertical array of additional options, including Print, Save to Files, Add to Shared Album, and Create Watch Face (if you have an Apple Watch).
Tap the option you want and follow the onscreen instructions, which vary from one option to another. For example, if you are sharing via WhatsApp, you will need to choose a contact to share the screenshot with and then tap The next.
Where to find your screenshots
After taking your screenshot, you can usually find it in photos. Either you can go Albums> Recent, or you can go to Albums> Screenshots. If you’ve chosen to save to files after taking a screenshot, you’ll find it in Files on your home screen (or in your app library).