How To Enable And Take Long Screenshots in Google Chrome

Long screenshots is a feature that many Android users want to have. Android 12 will fulfill that for Android users with scrolling screenshots are also one of the mark features of Android 12.

Long screenshot attempting to fully capture a web page with its complex pop-ups and ad embeds doesn’t always work flawlessly on older phones.

One of the main problems native to screen-grabbing faces while working in browsers is lazy loading.

Lazy loading loads web content when you scroll to it but if you want to take a screenshot without even scrolling to that portion sometimes the screen is grab even before the content is loaded then the result fail to long screenshot.

Google Chrome for Android is coming with its own ‘Long Screenshot’ feature that not only addresses this issue but also enables users to take a scrolling screenshot even if their phone did not have the feature natively.

The feature is out for testing and you can enable it from Chrome Flags.

How To Enable And Take Long Screenshots in Google Chrome?

Follow These Steps :

  • Open Google Chrome on your android device.
  • Type chrome://flags in the address bar
  • When Google Chrome Flags open you will see a search bar on the page.
  • Type ‘Long Screenshot.’ in the search bar
  • Then you will see an option saying ‘Chrome Share Long Screenshots.’
  • Touch on the ‘Default’ drop-down.
  • Choose ‘Enabled.’
  • When you have set the Chrome flag to enabled then you will see a snack bar message on the bottom of your screen asking you to relaunch Chrome.
  • Tap on ‘Relaunch’ to let the changes take effect.
  • To check that it work open a webpage or come back to this article and tap on the top right three-dot menu button.
  • Select ‘Share.’ A pop-up will open.
  • On the bottom of the pop-up you will see ‘Long Screenshot.’
  • Touch that option.
  • You will see a crop-like screen.
  • Use the top and bottom arrows to scroll as much up or down as you need.
  • When you have selected the desire portion of the web page to be captured.
  • Tap on ‘Next’ on the top-right.
  • You can also choose to edit or annotate the screengrab if you want.
  • Then you will be ask if you want to ‘Share the screenshot,’ or ‘Save to the device only,’ or ‘Delete’ it.
  • Choose accordingly.
  • If you choose to save the screenshot to your device then it will be save in the default download folder.

NOTE : If you are unable to see the Chrome flag that is need to be enable then you need to update your Google Chrome browser to its latest version.


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