How to Take Android Phone Screenshots Directly From PC

How to Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

How to Take Android Phone Screenshots Directly From PC


Here you will come to know how to Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC. You will need to use the app namely AirDroid that will help you to remotely manage your android from PC at the same time it gives you the feature of taking screenshot directly from your PC.


Generally when you want your android screenshots in your windows PC then you need to take screenshots from your Android and then transfer that screenshots to your PC via Bluetooth, USB cable or any other way. But this process is very time-consuming and that’s why we are here with a cool alternative for this with which you can take screenshots directly from your Android device and there will be no need of pressing some buttons of your android.

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Take Android Phone Screenshots Directly From PC

The method is very simple and depends on a cool app that will allow you to control your device on your PC and with that you can easily take screenshots from your PC and can save them directly to your PC. Just follow some simple steps below to proceed.

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Steps To Use Airdroid App To Take Android Screenshot Directly From Your PC:

Step 1. First of all in your android device download and install the app AirDroid: File Transfer/Manage.

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Step 2. Now connect your Android and PC with a common wifi network that you can access your device over that network.

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Step 3. Now launch the AirDroid app in your android and you will see an IP address and a port number in the app, note it down. Or you can simply click on QR Code scanner.

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Step 4. Now in your PC browser open web.airdroid.com and you will see the “Scan Qr Code” option

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Step 5. Now simply open AirDroid app from your Android and scan the QR Code Given on your Computer screen. Now you just need to accept the connection in your android device and your Android is then successfully connected to your Windows PC.

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Step 6. Once connected you can use the “Screenshot” option from the web version of AirDroid in order to take screenshots.

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

That’s it! you are done with this, by this, you can save any screenshot by directly taking from your PC screen.

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC

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Using Android SDK

Well, on a few Android smartphones, we got no option to take screenshots. However, you can take screenshots by connecting your Android device to your computer and using Google’s Android SDK. Here’s what you need to do.

Step 1. First of all, download and install the Java Development Kit (JDK) on your computer from Oracle’s website.

Step 2. In the next step, you need to download the Android SDK from Google’s Android Developers website.

Step 3. In the next step, you need to right-click on the SDK Manager Shortcut and then select ‘Run as administrator’

Step 4. Finally, check the Android SD Platform-tools box and then install it.

Using Android SDK

Using Android SDK

Step 5. Next, on your Android, turn on the USB Debugging mode.

Using Android SDK

Using Android SDK

Step 6. After enabling the USB Debugging mode, connect your Android device to your computer via USB Cable. Your computer will automatically detect and install the drivers.

Step 7. Now head to the C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-SDK and then launch the ddms.bat

Using Android SDK

Using Android SDK

Step 8. Now you will see the interface like below. Here you need to select your Android phone and then click on the device. Under the Device drop-down menu, select ‘Screen Capture’

Step 9. It will take the screenshot of your current Android screen. In order to take other screenshots, simply tap on the ‘Refresh’ button. To save the screenshot click on ‘Save’

That’s it, you are done! This is how you can take an Android phone screenshot directly from PC by Using Android SDK

So above is all about Take An Android Phone Screenshot Directly From PC. With this method, you can easily take screenshots directly from your PC and can easily save them on your Windows PC. Also, you can access lot more features of AirDroid app on your Windows PC. Hope you like this cool trick, do share with others too. Leave a comment below if you have any related queries with this.

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