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How to take scrolling screenshots from your phone

It came to my attention recently how many people don’t realize you can take a screenshot and scroll to keep the entire webpage or conversation in one image. This makes it easier to share, store, and to read for your friends when you got a juicy conversation to show them.

Today I’ll be focusing on Android devices, but the process is very similar on iPhones. If you’re looking for a direct iPhone guide, I recommend GadgetHack’s guide here.

Honestly this may be the simplest and easy to use function on your phone. Writing a guide even seems silly but so many people have missed the obviously button to complete it.

Once you take a screenshot on your device, a bar pops up on the bottom of your phone, as you can see below.

Specifically we are looking at this bar below. To take a scrolling screenshot, you just use the icon button on the left. You can keep pressing it for a small jump down, or hold it to get the full page. It will auto-stop once you reach the button.

And that’s literally it! Once you have a elongated screenshot, it will look something like this.