How to Edit Screenshots in your Android Pie Device
Whether you’ve been following the development of the OS for the last six months, or you’re completely new to it, here you will discover a new amazing trick possible on your Android device. Are you aware of the fact that you can choose to edit the screenshots in all Android P supported devices? Yes, the new update is bringing a feature that stock Android has been lacking — screenshot editing.
No matter how you take a screenshot in Android Pie, there’s now a built-in feature called Markup that allows you to quickly edit screenshots right after you take them. So, are you excited to finally have this feature on stock Android? What are you planning on doing with your screenshots?
You have plenty of time to decide how your photos should look like, so let’s start with the basics. And since this new tool is limited to Android P and probably won’t come to most older Android devices, why postponing that? You are lucky enough to take advantage of it now, so that’s exactly what you should better be doing.
Here it is how to get it up and running on your device:
How to Edit Screenshots in your Android Pie Device:
- To start, just take a screenshot like you normally would. For most phones, holding the volume down and power buttons simultaneously for a second or two is enough, just as you can now use the new method which involves pressing and holding the power button until the power menu pops up, then tapping the Screenshot option. When you do, the power menu will disappear and the screenshot will be taken. Afterward, you’ll get the “Screenshot saved” notification, so get ready for the next step;
- After taking a screenshot, you’ll get a notification. From that notification, don’t hesitate to tap the Edit button;
- From here, you’ve got a full set of tools for making whatever edits you’d like. Long story short, here’s you can basically do:
- You may crop your screenshots by dragging any of the arrows found on all four corners;
- You can easily rite on screenshots with a pen and highlighter tool;
- If you want, you can also change the color of the pen/highlighter (black, red, yellow, green, blue, purple, white);
Enjoy Undo and redo edits;
- After you’re done editing your latest screenshot, you can either save it to Google Photos or instantly share it wherever or with whomever you’d like.
This isn’t the only change out there. My mission for these few days is to walk you through all the changes to keep an eye out for, so don’t forget to check on us daily.