How to take a screenshot on Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Two easy ways to take a screenshot/screengrab on the Xiaomi Redmi 1S. Read this short, precise article to know how to take a screenshot on this device.

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There are two easy ways to take a screenshot/screen grab on the Xiaomi Redmi 1S:

1. Notification Toggle button

Head onto the notification area on the Redmi 1S and there you would find a button called 'Screenshot'. Once you click it, the notification drawer will automatically close and a screenshot will be taken of the screen that is currently open. You can have a webpage, photograph, or even a video in the background and a screenshot of that particular page will be taken and saved into the phone gallery. A message will be displayed confirming that the a screenshot has been saved in the notifications area.
Screenshot Redmi 1SScreenshot taken Redmi 1S

2. Button combination method

While watching a video/movie in full screen mode, it is sometimes not possible to open the notification area to take the screenshot. In this case you can use the following button combinations to take a screen grab of whats being displayed on the screen. To take a screenshot, simply press and hold the Power button and the Volume Down button together for a second or two and a screenshot will be automatically taken and saved into the gallery.
Power button Volume down button

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