How to Take Screenshot and Long Screenshot in MIUI 9 on Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, and Redmi 5A

How to Take Screenshot and Long Screenshot in MIUI 9 on Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, and Redmi 5A

Xiaomi has met with spectacular success with its Redmi Note 4, Redmi 5A, and Redmi 4 in India. Running MIUI 9, these handsets offer tons of features for their price. And given their popularity, they are bound to be the first smartphone of many customers in emerging markets like India and China.

These new smartphone owners will likely struggle to figure out basic features of MIUI 9. This means even something as simple as taking a screenshot will be a challenge for them. If you are one such new Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, Redmi 5A owner, worry not as we have got you covered. Below, we have mentioned every possible way you can take a screenshot on MIUI 9.

How To Take Screenshot in MIUI 9 on Redmi 4, Redmi Note 4, and Redmi 5A

Method 1: Press and hold the Volume Down + Power button on your Redmi handset. After a second, a screenshot should be automatically taken and a small preview of it will be displayed.

You can tap on this preview to quickly edit the screenshot or share it with your friends.

Method 2: You can also quickly take a screenshot in MIUI 9 using a three finger swipe down gesture. On any screen, simply swipe down on the display with free fingers and a screenshot will be automatically taken.

Method 3: An even simpler way to take a screenshot on MIUI 9 is to use the Screenshot tile in Quick Settings. Simply expand the Quick Settings panel and tap the Screenshot button. Wait for a second and a screenshot will be automatically taken.

How To Take Long Screenshot in MIUI 9

You can also take a long screenshot in MIUI 9 which essentially allows you to merge multiple screenshots vertically. This is a handy feature to have when you are trying to take a screenshot of a long list.

To take a long screen, you have to take a regular screenshot using one of the two methods mentioned above. Then, when the screenshot preview shows up, tap on it and select the Scroll option. MIUI will automatically start scrolling down in the list for you and add it to the screenshot. To stop it at any time, press the Done button.


Still having trouble taking screenshots in MIUI 9? Or found an even better way to take one? Drop a comment and let us know!