How to Take a Screenshot on PS4


Are you trying to capture your most triumphant moments playing PS4? Here’s how to take a screenshot on your PS4.

How to Take a Screenshot on PS4

The PS4 makes taking screenshots incredibly easy with the Share button on the front of the controller. However, just tapping the screenshot isn’t going to automatically take one for you, which can be inconvenient if you’re in the middle of a game. Luckily, we know exactly how to take a screenshot on PS4.

How to Take a Screenshot on PS4

To take a screenshot on the PS4: 

  1. Hold the Share button for 2 seconds to automatically take a screenshot. 
  2. Press the Share button then press ⬇ and select Save Screenshot
  3. Press the Share button then press the △ button. 

To view your screenshots on PS4, navigate to Settings>Storage>System Storage>Capture Gallery.

How to Take a Screenshot on PS4

And there you have it! You can also hit the Share button twice to record a video clip, then press it twice to stop the video clip. All your screenshots and clips will be saved to the same folder on your PlayStation. 


How do I get my PS4 screenshots on my phone?  

In order to get your PS4 screenshots on your phone, you will need to have a USB cable that is compatible with both your PS4 and your phone. Once you have that, you will need to connect the two devices and then go to the PS4’s Settings menu and select “Application Save Data Management.” From there, select “Saved Data on USB Storage Device” and then choose the option to “Copy to System Storage.” Finally, go to your phone’s gallery app and you should see the screenshots you took on your PS4. You can also manually send yourself your screenshots through PlayStation chat.

Can I see screenshots on PS4 app?  

Yes, you can see screenshots on the PS4 app. To do this, simply go to the PlayStation app and select the “Photos” section. From there, you will be able to see all of the screenshots that you have taken on your PS4.  

How do you share PS4 screenshots?  

There are a few different ways that you can share PS4 screenshots. One way is to simply connect your PS4 to your computer and then transfer the files over. Another way is to use the PS4’s Share button to share the screenshots directly to your social media accounts. Finally, you can also use the PS4’s “Capture Gallery” feature to share the screenshots with your friends.  

What is the PS4 second screen app?  

The PS4 second screen app is an app that allows you to use your smartphone or tablet as a second screen for your PS4. This can be useful for a variety of things such as looking up game information, checking your messages, or even playing games on your second screen.  

What is capture gallery PS4?  

The capture gallery is a feature on the PS4 that allows you to view, edit, and share your screenshots and videos.   

Can I control PS4 with phone? 

Yes, you can control your PS4 with your phone using the PS4 second screen app.

You can purchase the PlayStation 4 on the PS4 Website.

For more PS4 information, visit our PlayStation Section