1. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    In WP8, you would press the power and Windows (home) button at the same time to take screenshot. It has changed just a little in WP8.1. Here's how to do it.

    Just press the power and volume up button. Yes, that is all.

    Hope that helped!
    04-21-2014 12:32 PM
  2. boasist's Avatar
    Yup, when I did this the first time a little memo popped up explaining the new process.

    Did that not happen for you?
    04-21-2014 01:40 PM
  3. scolab's Avatar
    For some reason, this has stopped working on my Lumia 822. Worked fine right after updating to 8.1, but tried using it the other day and nothing. Tried rebooting, but same result. Strange...
    Timtcee likes this.
    04-21-2014 01:43 PM
  4. FilipLachert's Avatar
    The new screenshot combination (power+volUP) doesn't work on my #1020
    04-23-2014 07:25 AM
  5. mikeyjames's Avatar
    I find it very flaky on my L920 - sometimes have to try 4-5 times to get it to work
    04-25-2014 07:24 PM
  6. TheJoester09's Avatar
    Is it possible to disable the screenshot function? On the HTC 8x, the power button is on the top, and when my wife reaches to turn the screen off she sometimes hits volume up at the same time and it takes a screenshot instead turning the screen off! She never takes real screenshots anyway, so being able to turn them off would be nice.
    04-28-2014 08:22 AM
  7. Timtcee's Avatar
    it's not working on my 822 either
    ((update)) I tried it again and it worked. it took a few more tries but I think it's all in the timing of hitting the buttons.
    Last edited by Timtcee; 04-29-2014 at 07:53 PM.
    Paresh_gig likes this.
    04-28-2014 03:01 PM
  8. Jeff Przylucki's Avatar
    This works! Great! Thanks for the Answer!

    I've found that holding the Vol Up button first, and then hitting the Power button is the combo that worked for me the best... if I hit the Power then the VolUp, it's not so hot.

    That's how I'm doing it on my 1020 at least..
    ZKnowN likes this.
    04-29-2014 10:52 AM
  9. gkulman's Avatar
    Pressing both simultaneously is the only combo that works on my 1520 (RM-938) 8.1
    07-05-2014 11:19 PM
  10. MrKai Myown's Avatar
    Doesnt work on my 1020.
    07-22-2014 02:01 AM
  11. scallawag's Avatar
    Pressing both simultaneously on my Icon. works every time.
    08-01-2014 12:30 PM
  12. ZKnowN's Avatar
    And what about the previous combo (Power+Windows Key)? What now happens with that?
    08-01-2014 12:33 PM
  13. colinkiama's Avatar
    And what about the previous combo (Power+Windows Key)? What now happens with that?
    nothing...........................................................................
    08-01-2014 12:37 PM
  14. Jon-Anthony De Angelis's Avatar
    I really do prefer the power + windows key
    08-09-2014 12:16 AM
  15. Jack David's Avatar
    I also encountered similar problems
    08-24-2014 08:17 PM
  16. switch side method's Avatar
    I prefered the old way...less fiddly. Also the games now listed and not in the hub...facebook messages no longer with text messages....why oh why cant Microsoft leave the best bits in. Love 8.1 with cyan....but messing with the other 3 essentials...... What gives?
    08-24-2014 08:43 PM
  17. pramenku's Avatar
    I also prefer power +window key.
    They should not change it.
    Current power+volume up key is weird option n uncomfortable also.
    I love to know exact motto of Microsoft to change the option of screenshot.
    Tom Snyder likes this.
    08-24-2014 09:00 PM
  18. ROOPERT7's Avatar
    That is dangerously close to the soft reset shortcut (power + volume down)
    Tom Snyder likes this.
    09-09-2014 04:54 PM
  19. ScottXe's Avatar
    Where did the screen shots go?
    04-08-2015 01:06 PM
  20. Reyaan's Avatar
    Thanks thats useful.
    10-05-2015 10:54 AM

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