How to Take Screenshots on HTC One X9

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HTC released the One X9 to compete with other similarly priced smartphones, find out how to take screenshots with it through this detailed guide. HTC ships the One X9 with Sense UI which means you can take screenshots through two main ways. We have listed both of those methods below so that you can hold on to which ever seems most convenient. As for screenshots, most users utilize this feature to quickly send information or even save it for later use. Whether it is a game or an internet browser, the screenshot feature works all over the built-in User Interface. You will find that there aren’t any physical buttons hence you can’t take the screenshot while pressing power and home button. Correct procedure has been listed below. Right below we have compiled a list of detailed steps that help you in taking screenshots on the new HTC One X9.

HTC’s Sense is ever present on the HTC One X9. This skin is very popular among Android users and sometimes it also ends up as the sole reason why consumers go for HTC powered Android phones. Just like competitors, Sense also wants you to use the OS to capture screenshots rather than clicking on the hardware buttons. In most cases, this does provide a better alternative but in other cases, it fails. Which one will suit you? Follow along to find out.



There are two methods  to take a screenshot on HTC One X9. You can take screenshots by:

  • Hardware buttons combination.
  • Setting up Quick Settings.

1. How To Take Screenshots Using Hardware Buttons:

This one is one of the fastest and most convenient ways to take a screenshot on your HTC One X9. Just follow these quick steps to take one right now:

Step 1 – Open the application/screen which you want to take a screenshot of.

Step 2 – Now press and hold the Volume Down and Power buttons together.

Step 3 – You will see a quick animation and hear a feedback sound that will show that a screenshot was just taken.

2. Setting Up Quick Settings To Take A Screenshot

Step 1 – Pull down the Status bar to access Notification center. Pull down once again to access Quick Settings.

Step 2 – Click on the Tablet with Pencil button (Edit). This will show you all the existing buttons as well as hidden ones which you can manually add.


Step 3 – Find the “Screenshot” button and drag it alongside the existing buttons. Click “Done” to save your changes. Now whenever you double drag your status bar, the screenshot button will be shown.


Step 4 – Go to the screen you want to capture. Double drag from the status bar, click the “Screenshot” button and voila!

— How to Find Saved Screenshots?

It’s very easy to find them. You can go to the Gallery app and look for the Screenshots folder/album. Or manually, you can go to the Pictures > Screenshots folder in your phone memory and check all the screenshots you have taken so far.

Supposedly, HTC’s alternative to buttons radically makes it easier to take a screenshot. What do you find yourself using more? Let us know in the comments below.

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