How to take a screenshot on Apple Watch

You can capture the screen on your Apple Watch using the Digital Crown and the side button.

Check your settings

Before you can take a screenshot, you need to turn on the setting. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app, tap the My Watch tab, then tap General. Scroll down, then turn on Enable Screenshots.


Location of Digital Crown and side button on Apple Watch

Take a screenshot

After you turn on the setting, you can take a screenshot on your Apple Watch:

  1. With two fingers, press the Digital Crown and the side button at the same time. The screen flashes when you take a screenshot.  
  2. To find your screenshot, go to the Photos app on your iPhone, tap the Albums tab, then tap Screenshots.

When you use the Workout app, pressing both the Digital Crown and the side button will also pause your workout. Press both buttons again to resume your workout. 

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