How do I take a screenshot?

When interacting with an Exodus Community Support Engineer they may ask you to take a screenshot of Exodus. In fact, it's likely you are reading this because you were given this link. 

This article will show you how to take a screenshot on most systems.

Be careful not to include your Exodus 12-word secret phrase or password in any screenshot you take.


In this Article:


Desktop

Windows

For Microsoft Windows, we suggest using the "Snipping Tool" or Alt + PrnScn.

1
Click on the Windows start icon inside your computer's taskbar.

2
Start typing: Snipping Tool and click the icon to start the program.

3
Choose what mode you want to use then click New and choose what area you want to take a screenshot of.

For more in-depth instructions, you can check out Microsoft's own article here.


macOS

For macOS, there are built-in keystrokes that allow you to take a screenshot instantly.

Full Screen Press and hold: " Shift"+"Command"+"3"
Portion of Screen Press and hold: " Shift"+"Command"+"4"
Capture a specific window Press and hold: " Shift"+"Command"+"4"+"Space"

Find the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop.

For more in-depth instructions, you can check out Apple's own article here.


Linux

For Linux, each distro could have a different way to take a screenshot. These instructions will show you how to take a screenshot on Ubuntu 18.04.3.

1
Open the Applications drawer by clicking the 9 dots in your taskbar.

2
Find the search bar at the top.

3
Type in: Screenshot and click on the Screenshot application.

4
Set up the Screenshot settings as you wish to take your screenshot.


Mobile

iOS

1
Open the app you want to screenshot and go to the exact screen you want to capture.
2
Press and hold the Power button on the right side of the phone and click the Home button at the exact same time. On iPhone X and greater, press and hold the Side button on the right side and click the Volume Up button at the exact same time. (This replaces the Home button step from previous iPhones.) 

The screen will flash white and you'll hear the camera shutter sound if your sound is enabled. 

For more in-depth instructions, you can check out Apple's own article here.


Android

For  Android, each device could have a different way to take a screenshot. 

In general to take a screenshot, press and hold Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time. If your device has a physical Home button, press and hold Power and Home buttons instead. 

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