How to Take Screenshots on Android TV
Pinterest Stumbleupon Whatsapp
Advertisement

If you’ve ever read our Roku and Android TV articles, you may have noticed a stark difference in the quality of screenshots between the devices.

Roku makes life hard if you want to take screenshots—you need to put the device in Developer Mode and access your Roku’s IP address from a browser. On Android TV, the process is much easier, though not as simple as taking screenshots on Android mobile.

In this article, we’re going to explain how to take a screenshot on your Android TV.

How to Take Screenshots on Android TV

Taking a screenshot on Android TV is straightforward. You just need to follow the simple step-by-step instructions below.

  1. Hold down the Home button on your Android TV remote control for five seconds.
  2. A new menu will pop up on the screen.
  3. Navigate right and highlight Screenshot.
  4. Press Home.
  5. Scroll down and choose either Save to Photos or Save and Share.
  6. If you choose Save and Share, select the app you want to share the screenshot with.

But what happens if your Android TV device doesn’t come with a remote? You have two options:

  • If your device has a USB port, you can plug in a wireless keyboard and press the Print Screen button.
  • If you don’t have a USB port available, download one of the many Android TV remote apps from the Google Play Store. They will all include a Home button.

Image Credit: Justin Ormont/Wikimedia Commons

Enjoyed this article? Stay informed by joining our newsletter!

Enter your Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *