How To Take Screenshots on the PS4

October 2016

This guide will teach you how to take a screenshot on the PlayStation 4. This will allow you to take a screenshot of your game session and share it with your friends on social networks.

3 Ways to Take Screenshots on a PlayStation 4

The Standard Screenshot Mode

Long press (1-2 seconds) on the Share button of the DualShock 4 controller. A camera icon will appear at the top of your screen indicating that the screenshot has been saved (Gallery > Screenshots). You can post the screenshot to Twitter or Facebook.

The Easy Screenshots Mode

You can optimize your console for easy screenshots by changing the control type of the Share button. Tap on the Share button to display the Share menu and then tap on the Options button. Head to Share Settings > SHARE Button Control Type and select Easy Screenshots.

- Tap once on the Share button to take a screenshot.
- Long Press on the Share button to open the Share menu.
- Double tap on the Share button to record a video clip.

PlayStation 4 Voice Commands

This method requires that the Operate PS4 with Voice feature be enabled on your console. Say the phrase “PlayStation, take screenshot” followed by a tap on Share button to record a screenshot of your current screen.

Also read our other tips:
- Automatic Screenshots on the PlayStation 4
- Change the Default Format for Screenshots

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