As there is no Home button on iPhone X, how do you take a screenshot?
Swiping up from bottom of the screen while pressing the lock button?

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    Folks, it's a legitimate question answerable by anybody who has a chance to play with one of the demo models.
    – nohillside
    Sep 12 '17 at 20:21
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    "Hey Siri, take a screenshot"? Sep 13 '17 at 17:19
  • @ThorbjørnRavnAndersen That's way slower than using buttons. Not a great use for Siri.
    – user428517
    Sep 13 '17 at 21:27
  • @sgroves also Siri cannot take screenshots.
    – Tim
    Sep 14 '17 at 0:30

Hold the Side button and tap Volume Up.

#iPhoneX screenshot: Side button + Volume up


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    But does it include a black bar on the top? Sep 13 '17 at 2:47
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    @Derek朕會功夫 I’m curious about this too, so I asked a new question about it.
    – bdesham
    Sep 13 '17 at 3:16
  • I'm tempted to think I'd be taking a lot of accidental screenshots as I try to turn the phone off... on the 6S I often turn the volume up as I'm trying to do that :/
    – Tetsujin
    Sep 13 '17 at 6:26
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    @Tetsujin on the flip side, I wonder how many people will accidentally restart their phone attempting to do a screenshot? Sep 13 '17 at 17:28

Two Methods i found on Google,

Method 1:

Using Press, Side Button + Volume Up button at once.

Source: Take a Screenshot on iPhone X: Alternate Ways

Method 2:

Using Assistive touch, Really great for use on lock screen, Home screen or App Screen.

  • I like the assistive touch recommendation, a good alternative to keep in mind if you're doing a lot of these.
    – Joe
    Sep 13 '17 at 17:50
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    Doc on AssistiveTouch: support.apple.com/en-us/HT202658
    – Cœur
    Sep 14 '17 at 2:14

One alternative way could be to use the new screen recording feature in iOS 11, and then from the video choose the image of choice.

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    That seems like a horrific workaround... Screenshots are usually quick 'spur of the moment' things that you don't want to start a whole, storage-intensive, screen recording for.
    – Sarreph
    Sep 13 '17 at 12:32
  • And you extract the frame of the video which is correct how?
    – Tim
    Sep 14 '17 at 0:32
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    Well as I also wrote it is an alternative way - maybe not the best, but still it is durable. When you have taken the video, you look it through, choose the image/frame you want with the app you want (it could be directly on the device, or transferred to a Mac/PC), from where you then store the image (some apps/tools let you do that). Sep 14 '17 at 6:52

You apparently can do it by pressing the sleep/wake and the volume up button at the same time. Nevertheless, you can still take a screenshot with Assistive Touch in settings.


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