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
). 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
- 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