Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

How to Capture a Screenshot and Screen Recording of an Android Device Using Android Studio?
  • Difficulty Level : Hard
  • Last Updated : 05 Mar, 2021

Android Studio is the official IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for Android app development and it is based on JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA software. Android Studio provides many excellent features that enhance productivity when building Android apps. Whenever we are developing an app and in that device, you don’t know how to capture screenshots then this is for you. Here, we are going to explain how to capture screenshots and Screen Recording of an Android Device using Android studio.

Implementation of Capture a Screenshot

Step 1: Open Your Logcat in Android Studio. You can use the shortcut for opening Logcat (Alt+6). Or select View > Tool Windows > Logcat in Android Studio.

Step 2: Select the device and a process from the drop-down at the top of the window in Logcat.



Step 3: Click Screen Capture (Camera Button) on the left side of the window.

Step 4: Then, It will show Obtaining Screenshot from the device…

Step 5: Then it will show your Captured Screenshot. You can save that screenshot.

Implementation of Screen Recording 

Step 1: Open Your Logcat in Android Studio. You can use the shortcut for opening Logcat (Alt + 6). Or select  View > Tool Windows > Logcat in Android Studio.



Step 2: Select the device and a process from the drop-down at the top of the window in Logcat.

Step 3: Click Screen Capture (Recoding Button) on the left side of the window.

Step 4: Then, It will show Recording Started. You can click on Stop Recording to stop the recording.

Step 5: Then you can rename the file according to your choice and can save it on your laptop.

Want a more fast-paced & competitive environment to learn the fundamentals of Android?
Click here to head to a guide uniquely curated by our experts with the aim to make you industry ready in no time!
My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :