Fire Tablets and Fire Phone
To take screenshots on Fire Phone and Fire tablets, you can use the physical buttons on the device.
Before taking a screenshot, locate the Volume Down button and the Power button.
- Press and hold down the Volume Down button and Power button together for one second. The screen will flash briefly and a smaller image of the screen will appear in the center of the screen to indicate a successful screenshot. If the volume is turned up, you'll hear a shutter sound just before the screen flashes.
- Release the buttons.
- Using a USB cable, connect the tablet to your computer.
- On Windows: Navigate to
Internal Storage > Pictures > Screenshotson the device. The screenshots are saved with filenames that include the year, month, day, hour, minute, and second in the format:
- On Mac OS X: Install a free app, Android File Transfer(AFT), to complete a USB transfer. Visit android.com/filetransfer and follow the onscreen instructions. After installation, the AFT application starts automatically when you plug in your Fire device. In the AFT window, navigate to
Pictures > Screenshots. The screenshots are saved with filenames that include the year, month, day, hour, minute, and second in the format:
Screenshot_yyyy-mm-dd-hh-mm-ss.pngas shown below: