Screenshot on Apple Watch

How to capture a screenshot on Apple Watch

Taking a screenshot on Apple Watch isn’t that hard but viewing them directly on the Watch requires some work. So, if you are interested in knowing how to take an Apple Watch screenshot or view and browse them, read the post till the very end. It will be a fun exercise!

How to get a screenshot on Apple Watch and browse them

Apple Watch doesn’t have a built-in camera but still, you can use the wearable to capture the image of what’s appearing on its Face. Just follow the below steps to get a screenshot on Apple Watch Series 4 or later and browse them.

  1. Go to Apple Watch Settings.
  2. Scroll down to the General section.
  3. Find Enable Screenshots option.
  4. Toggle its switch to On position.
  5. Press the Digital Crown and the side button together to take a picture of the screen.
  6. Go to the photos app on your Apple Watch.
  7. Browse Photos.

You can also use your photos to create a custom Apple Watch face.

Apple Watch Settings
Apple Watch Settings

On your Apple Watch, open the ‘Settings’ app and navigate as follows – General > ‘Enable Screenshots’.

Enable Screenshots
Enable Screenshots

Here, turn on ‘Enable Screenshots’ option.

Now, to take a screenshot, simply press the Digital Crown and the side button at the same time to take a picture of the screen.

Screenshots will be saved in ‘Photos’ on your iPhone.

Photos from the iPhone album also appear in the Photos app on your Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Photos App
Apple Watch Photos App

So, open the ‘Photos’ app on your Apple Watch to view the photos.

By default, Apple Watch is configured to use your ‘Favorites’ album (photos you tagged as favorites). However, you can change the album it uses.

Watch Photo Album
Watch Photo Album

Open the ‘Photos’ app on your Apple Watch and do the following to browse your photos.

  • Turn the Digital Crown to zoom, or drag to pan a photo
  • Tap a photo to view it. Double-tap to fill the screen.
  • Swipe left or right to see other photos.

What to do if the Apple watch screenshot not working?

Hard Reboot Apple Watch! For this, press and hold on Side button and Digital Crown button at the same time until you see Apple logo on Watch screen. Then, press the side button only to wake up. It should fix the problem.

That’s all to it!

So, this way, you can take a screenshot, view and browse Photos on the Smartwatch.

Source – Apple.

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