Screenshot is an important way for iPhone users to record important moments on iPhone, like when you just get the highest score in the game you’ve been playing for a long time. After taking a screenshot, you can immediately share what’s on your screen with your friends on social media like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. And on iPhone screenshot can be easily taken.

How to take a screenshot on iPhone

To take an iPhone screenshot there are two means available.

#1. Use Sleep/Wake and Home button.

  • 1. Press the Sleep/Wake and Home button at the same time and release them after you see the screenshot taken on your screen.
  • 2. Go to the Photos app to check out the screenshot you just took.

#2. Use shortcut key in Assistive Touch.

If you’ve enabled Assistive Touch on your iPhone, there’s a screenshot shortcut key for you to take iPhone screenshots. If you haven’t turned on Assistive Touch, follow the instructions below to turn on Assistive Touch and take iPhone screenshot wit it.

  • 1. Go to Settings>General>Accessibility>AssistiveTouch, tap on Assistive Touch to enable it.
  • 2. Tap on the Assistive Touch button, and then tap Device>More>Screenshot.
  • 3. Find the iPhone screenshots in Photos app.

How to back up iPhone screenshots to computer

If the iPhone screenshots you take include important information, you should probably back it up to a safe place like your computer hard drive in case you accidentally delete it in your iPhone. I would recommend to you Leawo iOS Data Recovery, a practical data recovery program as well as a data backup program. It can help you recover in total of 14 types of data in your iPhone. Also it can back them up to your computer with ease.


Here’s how to back up iPhone 6 screenshots to computer with Leawo iOS Data Recovery.

Step 1. Download and install Leawo iOS Data Recovery, Open it and on the interface, select Recover from iOS Device.

Step 2. Plug your iPhone into your computer and then the program should detect your device. When it does, click the Start button to allow the program to scan and analyze your iPhone.

Step 3. When the above step is done, you can check out your iPhone screenshots by clicking on Camera Roll in the left column. Select the iPhone screenshots you want to back up and click Recover in the bottom right corner.

Step 4. On the following popup, click Open button to set the directory for the backup of your iPhone screenshots and then click Go to start backing them up.

Now that you know how to screenshot on an iPhone, you can use it to record important information in your iPhone and it’s super easy.