You have countless reasons to take a screenshot on your iPad, favourite moment in a movie, gameplay achievement, savage texts, some random pictures while surfing the internet. Like this, you may have a whole lot of reasons. But what if you don’t know how to take a screenshot on your iPad. Apple has 15 types of iPads like iPad Pro, iPad mini in its line up. But all these have a similar procedure to take a screenshot and let us see how.
Ways to Take Screenshot on iPad
- In latest models (2018 and above models)
- In older models (2017 and below models)
- Using Apple Pencil
- Using Assistive touch
- Using the third-party apps
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How to Screenshot on iPad (2018 and above models)
In the new model iPads, there is no Home button. So you need to use the external buttons to take a screenshot on your iPad.
Step 1: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake Button and the Volume up button at the same time for a second.
Step 2: The screen will flash indicating that the screenshot is taken.
How to Take Screenshot on iPad (2017 and above models)
In the older iPad models, it has the Home button on the bottom of the screen. You can use the Home button to take the screenshot.
Step 1: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time on your iPad.
Step 2: With the screen flash you can know that the screenshot is taken.
How to take Screenshot on iPad using Apple Pencil
Most of the iPads are compatible with Apple Pencil. From the iPad 6th Generation, Apple Pencil can be used to control your iPads. Having said that, you can also take a screenshot using Apple Pencil without holding any buttons.
Step 1: Place the Apple Pencil at the bottom right or bottom left corner of your iPad screen.
Step 2: Drag the Apple Pencil diagonally to take a screenshot.
How to Take Screenshot on iPad using Assistive Touch
In this way, you need to enable Assistive Touch on your iPad. Go to Settings –> Accessibility –> Touch –> AssistiveTouch –> Turn on the toggle to enable the Assistive Touch.
Step 1: Click the Assistive Touch icon and choose Devices.
Step 2: Tap on More, Screenshot option will appear. Click on it to take a screenshot.
How to take Screenshot on iPad using third-party apps
In all the above-mentioned methods, you can take a screenshot of only your iPad screen. In Android devices, you can take a long screenshot. This feature is not available on iOS devices. For this purpose, you need to install third-party apps.
Apps like ChatShots and Tailor can be used for taking long screenshots. You just need to upload the subsequent screenshots, these apps will automatically merge photos without any lagging. There are paid apps are also available for this purpose.
Having an 8-inch display to a 12.9-inch display device, iPad can be used to watch movies, play games, surf the web. While doing those things, capture the best moments by using anyone of the above ways. Now take a screenshot on your iPad with ease.