How To Take Long Screenshot on Xiaomi Redmi 4

Taking a long screenshot on Xiaomi Redmi 4 (or on  MIUI 8 ROM) isn’t exactly a rocket science, it’s just the feature is hidden in plain sight. Most of you would like to take the long screenshot of a web page, but alas, the scrolling screenshot feature on MIUI 8 ROM doesn’t work there. Let’s learn how to take scrolling screenshot on Xiaomi Redmi 4 smartphone.

How To Take Long Screenshot on Xiaomi Redmi 4

First thing first, learn to take the screenshot on Xiaomi Redmi 4.

There are three ways to take a screenshot on Xiaomi Redmi 4.

  • Press and hold the volume down key and the power button at the same time. (Avoid)
  • Swipe down the notification drawer and tap ‘Screenshot’ icon. (Easiest way to take screenshot)
  • The gesture way, slide three fingers over the display to take a screenshot. (Easy, but seldom works)
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Click/Tap on Screenshot

  • Now, choose one of the ways to take a long screenshot. Take screenshot.
  • You’ll find the screenshot image fluttering on the top right corner, tap on it.
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Tap/Click on Scroll

  • On the next screen, you’ll be provided with four options to choose from, namely ScrollSendEditDelete. Tap on the Scroll.
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Long screenshot on Xiaomi Redmi 4 MIUI 8 ROM

    • Let it create and process the long screenshot as long as the page allows.
    • Find the long screenshot image in the Gallery app.
    • Here’s a short video (32 seconds) on how to take a long scrolling shot on Xiaomi Redmi 4 MIUI 8 ROM.

Where the long screenshot feature is working?

Any Android apps, MIUI 8 ROM pages (like Settings page), Instagram, WhatsApp and wherever a page deem a long screenshot.

Where the scrolling screenshot feature on MIUI 8 isn’t working?

Google Chrome or any other web browser. It’d usually stop before processing the complete web page.

So, is there a work around to take a scrolling screenshot of a web page on MIUI 8 ROM? Yes, if you don’t mind using an external Android app from Google Play Store.

The name is LongShot for long screenshot. (Google Play Store link).

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