As is often the case with electronic devices with displays, the latest Samsung smartwatches also incorporate the ability to capture the screen. There’s no way to create these captures in settings, but it’s not too bulky either: just press the buttons on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. You’re told what to do.

With the arrival of the Galaxy Watch 4, Samsung changed the operating system of the system to include the combination of Tizen and Wear OS. This combination slightly changes the use of the smartwatch, its interface and compatible applications, it also changes some basic functions. One of them is that of the screenshots: the Watch 4 breaks with Tizen and also with Wear OS.

Press both buttons on the Galaxy Watch 4

To capture the screen on watches with Tizen, you need to press and hold the lower right button while sliding your finger across the screen from left to right. For its part, Google includes in Wear OS the ability to capture the panel from the settings of the application called, precisely, Wear OS. With the switch to One UI Watch, Samsung decided to change the mechanics.

Samsung does not include a shortcut for capturing the screen among the Galaxy Watch 4 options, nor does it offer the information in the device settings. Fortunately, the mechanisms for taking screenshots aren’t a problem:

Press the two physical buttons on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. You will see that the screen flashes indicating that a capture has been taken. The “screenshot” is saved in the gallery of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. You can access the image from there: find the app in the apps drawer (swipe the home screen towards the high). To send the capture to the phone, you need to enter the watch gallery and hold down the image you want to share. Click on the icon and the screenshot will be sent wirelessly to your phone’s photo gallery, the one associated with the watch. Manual sending of the captures to the gallery of the phone It is possible that the capture is automatically saved in the gallery of your mobile. Please check before submitting manually.

With the above process you will be able to take all the screenshots you want on your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. Of course you have to keep in mind that you will not always be able to capture what is showing on the clock. : Some applications are protected against capture as a security measure.