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Taking Screenshots with your iPhone X

The iPhone X may no longer be Apple’s flagship handset but its still one of the best phones to grace our ears in 2018. As phones have advanced so have the range of commands available to consumers. Use our quick hints and tips to help manage your iPhone X.

For the latest offering from Apple see  iPhone 13iPhone 13 Pro MaxiPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Mini.

Use Physical Buttons to take Screenshots

iPhone X Button

First, you must locate the Volume up button and iPhone lock button on your iPhone X. The volume button is at the top left on the side of the device.

The lock button is on the right side of the device. To take a screen shot you must press both buttons at the same time.

The iPhone X will flash confirming a screen shot has been taken and your image will appear on the screen for your approval. If you don’t want to keep your screenshot swipe it left to delete it, otherwise it will save as an image on your camera roll.

How to edit screenshots on the iPhone X

Tapping on the screenshot opens up the editing choices. You can magnify the image and choose whether to crop, mark it up with text or tweak the colouring tools.

How to view and share your iPhone X Screenshots

Once saved to your camera roll, you can tap on the image to choose how you want to share it. This offers a huge choice, from Email and SMS to social media or WhatsApp.

Using AssistiveTouch

First you must turn on AssistiveTouch. Go to settings, then to general, then to accessibility and toggle AssistiveTouch to on. You can choose to only use this service for screenshots or for other activities.

As mentioned above, you can choose to have this option open in your open menu. You can personalise the menu by going to Settings, then to general, the to accessibility, then to AssistiveTouch. Touch customize level and you can have the icon on your home screen. There’s a huge choice of options to customize your screen shots.

Taking your Screenshot with AssistiveTouch

If you have AssistiveTouch on your menu you can take screen shots quickly and simply. The following actions are similar to using the volume button and lock button. You just have more choices for editing.

See the 2020 iPhone Series: iPhone 12iPhone 12 Pro MaxiPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone SE 2020.


The iPhone X is one of the most used phones for business in Europe and the USA. Screenshots are an essential part of communicating ideas, images and sharing knowledge. Use our tips to help take your screenshots on the iPhone X. These tips are supplied by www.metrofone.co.uk.

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Taking Screenshots with your iPhone X was written by NaijaTechGuide Team. The article was last modified: February 16th, 2022
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