3 Ways to Take a Scrolling Screenshot on iPhone

just press the power button and the volume up button together, and it’s done. Nothing more or less has been captured than what is visible on your screen. That might not always be sufficient, particularly if you’re attempting to capture something that stretches beyond or below what is shown on your screen. But do you know how to take a long screenshot on iPhone?

Sometimes you want to capture a whole webpage or PDF file or take a screenshot that goes beyond the screen. A scrolling screenshot on iPhone would be more practical even though taking many screenshots would do the job. Curious to know how to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone? Well, Read on!

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How to Take Long Screenshots on iPhone

The only difference between scrolling screenshots on iPhone and standard screenshots is that they capture multiple pages on your iPhone. This is extremely helpful when you wish to capture something that extends beyond what is available on your phone’s display.  It’s ideal for taking a screenshot of a complete PDF document and saving a particular conversation thread on Twitter.

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So without further ado, let’s get started.

Applications like Notes, Mail, and Safari are the greatest choices for using this feature. On other third-party and native apps, it might not function. iPhone scroll screenshots are generated as PDFs and require Apple’s Files app to be stored.

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1. Take Scrolling Screenshots on iPhone

1. Open the Safari app and type a website’s address.

2. By simultaneously hitting the Volume Up and the Side Button, take a standard screenshot.

3. On your screen’s lower left side, a screenshot preview will display. Tap it.

4. Tap on “Full Page” in the preview’s top right corner.
Full Page


5. Now click on “Done” and then > “Save PDF to Files” > If you’ve captured many screenshots, select “Save All to Files.”

Save All to Files

6. To share a file immediately, share it by tapping the “Share” button in the top right corner.


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2. Take a Scrolling Screenshot on iPhone via Assistive Touch.

AssistiveTouch, a built-in accessibility function on the iPhone can also be used to snap a scrolling screenshot. To take long screenshots on iPhone via assistive touch you first need to activate it. To activate it open Settings > then tap on Accessibility > then tap on Touch > enable Assistive Touch.



Assistive Touch

  • Navigate to the webpage or file that you want to capture on camera.
  • Activate Assistive Touch by tapping it then >
  • Click on Full Page > then Save PDF to Files.

Save PDF to Files

3. Ask Siri To Take a Screenshot

Siri is available at all times to assist. Simply tell Siri to snap a screenshot by saying “Hey Siri, take a screenshot” and it will take care of the rest. After that, all that remains is for you to engage with the screenshot as previously described in the first method.

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To Wrap This Up

So, these are the 3 best ways to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone without any third-party application. Scrolling screenshots allows sharing of lengthy passages of the text without dividing them into numerous small images. Tell us if you knew this already and if you have any suggestions/questions regarding this in the comments below.  And for more such troubleshooting guides and tips & tricks related to (Windows, Android, iOS, and macOS) follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube

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