How to Print Screen Huawei P20 (Pro)/P30

If you come from a Windows computer and you want to take a screenshot on your Huawei phone, you will probably want to print screen Huawei P20. This guide describes the methods you can use to capture screenshots on your Huawei devices.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Apr. 27, 2020

One of the useful features on a Windows computer is the ability to quickly take screenshots. On your keyboard, you have a button that says print screen and you can press it to capture a screenshot on your machine. This screenshot can then be pasted in most image apps on your computer. The good thing is you can print screen on Huawei P30 and P20 as well.

Learning to print screen on Huawei Mate 20 Pro, P30, P20, or any other device for that matter is extremely useful. It lets you share the contents of your screen with others, and you can even provide IT assistance with it. There are multiple ways to take screenshots on a Huawei device and we cover many of those methods for you.

Feel free to use any of the following methods to print screen on your Huawei device.

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How to Take a Screenshot on Huawei

Taking a screenshot and printing your Huawei screen means the same thing. Some people like to call it print screen as it actually prints your screen but in the digital format.

If that is what you call it also, the following are the methods on how to print screen Huawei P20 and other models.

Method 1. Use Hardware Buttons to Take a Screenshot

One of the easiest ways to take a screenshot on your Huawei phone is to use the hardware buttons on it. Most phones come equipped with a Volume Up, Volume Down, and Power button. You can use a combination of these buttons and take a screenshot on your phone.

If you come from a computer or a device that allowed you to capture screenshots using the buttons, you are going to find the following method familiar. It uses pretty much the same steps to help you capture the screen on your device.

The following are the simple instructions on how to do it on your device.

Step 1. Get to the screen that you want to capture on your phone. This could be any screen on your device.

Step 2. Press and hold down the Volume Down and Power button at the same time.

Step 3. You will see the standard screenshot-click animation and your screenshot will be captured. It will immediately be saved on your device.

Take a screenshot with buttons on Huawei

Take a screenshot with buttons on Huawei

Once you are done capturing your screens, you can head into the Gallery app to view your screenshots. That is where your phone saves all of your screenshots.

Method 2. Use Notification Center to Take a Screenshot

On most Android phones, you can use the physical buttons to take a screenshot. The keys to use will vary by the device you have but there is definitely a button-method available to help you take screenshots on your device. Huawei has an option to take screenshots from the notification center as well.

If you have not used the method before, the following is how you can do it.

Step 1. Open the screen that you want to take a screenshot of on your phone.

Step 2. Pull down the notification center from the top of your screen. You have likely done it before so you should not have any issues with it.

Step 3. One of the tiles in the notification center will say Screenshot. Tap on it and it will take a screenshot on your phone.

Step 4. It will ignore the notification center that is open and take the actual screenshot that you wanted. Then, you can open the Gallery app and view the screenshot for yourself.

Capture a screenshot from the Notification Center on Huawei

Capture a screenshot from the Notification Center on Huawei

Method 3. Print Huawei Screenshot using a Gesture

Gesture-based actions have been around for quite a long time and there is such action for taking screenshots as well. Your Huawei phone allows you to capture screenshots by just performing a gesture on your screen.

This may not be an ideal solution for the users who are not a big fan of using gestures. However, if you are someone who loves them, you are going to like the method to print your Huawei screen.

You are going to need to first enable the gesture option on your device to then be able to take a screenshot.

Step 1. Launch the Settings app on your Huawei phone.

Step 2. Find and tap on the option that says Smart Assistance.

Step 3. On the following screen, select the option that says Motion control.

Step 4. Enable the Three-finger screenshot option.

Step 5. You can now use three of your fingers to take a screenshot.

Turn on the gesture-screenshot option

Turn on the gesture-screenshot option

That is how you print screen Huawei P30 and many other devices.

Method 4. Print Huawei Screenshot using Smart Assistance

Smart Assistance is an option located in the Settings menu on your Huawei phone that allows you to change how various things should happen on your phone. One of the things it lets you control is how you take screenshots on your phone.

There is actually an option there that you can use to print screen of your Huawei device. You need to first enable the option and then you can use it anywhere you want on your device.

Step 1. Launch the Settings app on your phone and tap on Smart Assistance.

Step 2. Tap on the Motion control option on the following screen.

Step 3. Turn on the Smart Screenshot option to enable the feature.

Step 4. You can now use your knuckles to print your screen.

Enable the Smart screenshot feature

Enable the Smart screenshot feature

The Bottom Line

If you are looking for ways to print screen Huawei P20 or any other phone for that matter, there are several methods to do it as shown in the above guide. We hope it helps you easily and efficiently take screenshots on your Huawei device.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.