How to Take a Screenshot on iPhone SE 2nd Generation

Last Updated on 11/10/2022

How to Take a Screenshot on iPhone SE 2nd Generation

Just a few days ago, Apple launched the 2nd generation iPhone SE which is also the lowest-cost iPhone. With a price starting at $399 The iPhone SE 2 is the most affordable iPhone that you can purchase. Its successor, the iPhone SE (2020) is actually the successor to the first iPhone SE introduced back in the year 2016.

Although it’s the most recent iPhone SE 2, SE 2 is SE 2 is a lot similar to iPhone 8. iPhone 8. It still has massive bezels on the bottom and top, and has the home button that comes with Touch ID support. It’s basically the iPhone 8 that runs on Apple’s A13 Bionic processor which is the same chip that powers the iPhone 11 series.

If you’re new to the iPhone, you might get stuck when taking a picture on the iPhone SE 2. If you’ve utilized the iPhone 8 or older then the method of taking images will be the same. This is because the new iPhone SE uses the older combination of the power and home buttons to capture pictures. However, the latest iPhones like iPhone 11 as well as XR with Face ID employ an entirely different method to take a picture since they do not have the home button.

Let’s see how you can capture screenshots using the latest iPhone SE (2020 edition).

How do I take a screenshot how to take a screenshot iPhone SE 2 (2020)

Method 1 – Utilizing Hardware buttons

  1. Click on the page or screen you wish to capture.
  2. Hold and press your side button (located on the right side) + Home button simultaneously.
  3. Screen will blink briefly and you’ll hear a shutter sound from the camera (if you are using the iPhone does not have silent modes). This means that the photo was taken.
  4. The preview for your screen will appear on the lower left corner of your screen.
  5. Tap it to mark up the image using new tools for marking up within iOS 13 or delete it, the image, or send it to a friend directly.

To see the screenshots that were taken To view the screenshots, go to your Photos application > Albums. Scroll down, and then open the album ‘Screenshots’ under Media Types. You can also open them by clicking the ‘All Photos under the Photos tab.

Method 2 – Using Assistive Touch

The Assistive Touch feature is an accessibility feature that provides a simpler method of taking screenshots on your iPhone and iPad. Users who frequently take screenshots of their screen but are apprehensive about the wear and tear on physical buttons will appreciate this feature. It is also an alternative method if your device is not responding. side or home button.

To enable this feature it is necessary to activate the AssistiveTouch feature in your iPhone If it’s not enabled yet.

  1. Go to Settings > Accessibility > Touch.
  2. Click on the ‘AssistiveTouch’ button at the top.
  3. Turn to the switch to activate “AssistiveTouch”.

After you have enabled AssistiveTouch, a transparent button will be displayed on the screen which you can move around.

TIP TIP: You could also request Siri for assistance to “Turn on AssistiveTouch.”

To capture a screenshot with Assistive Touch to take a screenshot, simply tap on the button that is floating. After that, navigate the device menu to More, and select Screenshot in the main menu.

You can also customize the menu at the top (from AssistiveTouch settings) and include the screenshot icon in the main menu of AssistiveTouch to make it easier to access.

Bert Hoxton

Bert Hoxton