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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.
- Hold down the Home button on your Android TV remote control for five seconds.
- A new menu will pop up on the screen.
- Navigate right and highlight Screenshot.
- Press Home.
- Scroll down and choose either Save to Photos or Save and Share.
- 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.
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