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How to screenshot on your Apple Watch – quick steps

Take Screenshot on Apple Watch

One of the useful things you can do with your Apple Watch is take a screenshot on your Apple Watch. Now, why would anyone want to capture the screen of their smartwatch? Possibly, to flaunt their latest workout progress on social media.

Posting your Apple Watch screenshot might make it look more authentic to other users on social media. And this way, we can list down more such reasons. But how can you take a screenshot on your Apple Watch in the first place? Let’s see how it’s done.

Apple Watch Screenshot: How To Do It The Easy Way?

To begin with, if you want to enable the Apple Watch screenshot option you need your iPhone at hand. The feature needs to be turned on from the Watch app.

We have used Apple Watch SE running WatchOS 7, but the said method will work the same way on other Apple Watches.

Follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Make sure your Apple Watch is connected to your iPhone.
  2. Open the Watch app > go to General.
  3. Scroll down and tap on the toggle that says Enable Screenshots.
  4. Now, open the desired screen on your Apple Watch.
  5. After that simultaneously press the Side button and Digital Crown to take a screenshot on your Apple Watch.

This is how Apple Watch screenshot feature can be activated in easy steps and put to some useful work.

The Apple Watch screenshot will automatically show up in the Photos app on your iPhone. So, you can quickly share the same wherever you want.


One thing you’ll realise is despite having rounded corners, the screen grab from the device is a rectangle. This is similar to what happens on the iPhones. Also, because the screen resolution of the Apple the screenshot might look a little blurry on your iPhone screen.


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