How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch?

We explain in this quick tutorial how to take a screenshot on Apple Watch. It’s almost as simple as on iPhone.

The Apple Watch Series 8
The Apple Watch Series 8 // Source: Chloé Pertuis for Frandroid

You probably already know how to take a screenshot on iPhone. Now it’s time to learn how to do the same on your smartwatch. Here is how to take a screenshot on the Apple Watch.

How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch?

Enable Screenshots on Apple Watch

First of all, you must authorize your Apple Watch to take screenshots.

  • Launch the app Settings of the connected watch.

How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch?
How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch?
How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch?

  • Then select General and scroll down the display until you identify the row Screenshot.
  • Tap on it and activate the function Screenshot.

How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch?
How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch?
How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch?

From there, you can take screenshots.

Take a screenshot on Apple Watch

Now that your Apple connected watch is authorized to take screenshots, simply press the digital crown and the side button of the Watch simultaneously.

How to Take a Screenshot on Apple Watch Slim
Press the digital crown and the side button of the Apple Watch at the same time to take a screenshot // Source: Yazid Amer – Frandroid

Your screenshot will automatically transfer to the album of the same name in your iPhone’s Photos app.


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