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Tuesday, 29 September 2015

How to use scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5?

How to use scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5?


Scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5 lets you take one screenshot that includes multiple screens. In one screenshot, you can cover a whole webpage or other contents that cannot be fitted into one Galaxy Note 5 screen. This Galaxy Note 5 guide shows you how to use Galaxy Note 5 screen capture.

In addition to taking screenshot in 3 different methods, Galaxy Note 5 introduced a new air command feature for taking screenshot: scroll capture.
Currently, scroll capture is an exclusive feature in Galaxy Note 5. No other phones have this feature in the market!
This guide will explain to you what is  scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5, how to use scroll capture and how to manage screen scroll screenshots.

What is scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5?

In Galaxy Note 5 (Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 4 as well), you can use screen write to take screenshot as explained in this guide.
But if you want to take screenshot for contents that cannot be fitted into one screen, e.g., a web page,  you have to take several screenshots to cover the contents when manually scrolling down.
If you want them to be in one screenshot, you may use some photo editing apps to glue them together.
This can be a painful job.
Now, Galaxy Note 5 scroll capture can guide you to take screenshot when scrolling pages automatically for you, and give you one screenshot that covers all screens you scrolled.
This scroll capture works on all contents, not just web pages, on Galaxy Note 5.
Galaxy Note 5 scroll capture is part of the screen write, a feature ofGalaxy Note 5 air command.

How to use scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5?

To use scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5, you may follow these steps.

Step 1: Open the content for which you want to take screenshot

For example, you want to take a screenshot for webpage of How to use Galaxy Note 5 screen off memo in Chrome browser.
In your Chrome browser, open the page as shown below.

Step 2: Launch Galaxy  Note 5 air command

You can launch air command in Galaxy Note 5 with one for the three methods:
  • Use S Pen detection;
  • Use S Pen button;
  • Use air command floating icon.
Please check this guide if you are not sure how to launch air command in Galaxy Note 5.
galaxy_note_5_scroll_capture_1_step_1_open_contents galaxy_note_5_scroll_capture_2_air_command_screen_write

Step 3:  Tap Screen Write

Once air command is launched, tap screen write with your S Pen as shown above.
This will take a screenshot for current screen immediately as shown below.
If you just take screenshot for one screen, you can save it or edit then save it as explained in this guide.

Step 4: Tap scroll capture.

To take screenshots for more screens, you can tap Scroll capture in bottom left as shown below.
After taping scroll capture, the screen will scroll down one screen automatically and screenshot is previewed near top right (shown in green box below)
In other words, it is not necessary for you to scroll the screen manually. Galaxy Note 5 will take care of it.
If you want to take more screens, tap Capture more as shown below.
Every time you tap capture more, the screen automatically scrolls down one screen.
You can always preview the final screenshot in the sight side (as shown in green box).
galaxy_note_5_scroll_capture_3_scroll_capture galaxy_note_5_scroll_capture_4_capture_more
galaxy_note_5_scroll_capture_5_done galaxy_note_5_scroll_capture_6_edit_save

Step 5: Tap Done.

Once you get all screens in the screenshot, tap Done as shown above.
This will stop the screen capture.

Step 6: Edit and/or save screenshot.

Now, you can edit the screenshot as shown above.
Of course, you can edit the screenshot in Gallery app or any image editing apps.
You can save the screenshot into Gallery, or your scrapbook as shown above.
You can also share the screenshot directly with other devices or apps.

How to manage screenshots taken with scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5?

Screenshots taken with scroll capture are saved in the the folder of DCIM/screenshots.
You can manage these screenshots just like other photos or images.
For example, as shown below, you can edit it with Gallery app.
galaxy_note_5_scroll_capture_7_edit_in_gallery

Can you use scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5 now?

If you have any questions or encounter any problems to use scroll capture in Galaxy Note 5? please leave a comment in the comment box below.
The community will try to help you.
For other Galaxy Note 5 features and detailed Galaxy Note 5 how-to guides , please check Galaxy Note 5 how-to guides page.
You may also download and read the official Samsung Galaxy Note 5 user manual here.


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