How to Screenshot on iPhone SE 2022/2020/2016

This guide will tell you how to screenshot on iPhone SE. You can find the ways to take long screenshot or take screenshot without Home button.


By Lena / Updated on July 8, 2024

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A screenshot can capture anything on your iPhone screen, the best score of the game, the conversation with your family, or a piece of interesting news from Twitter, etc. It’s a quick way to record what happens on the screen at that moment and you can save the image for later use or share it with others.

Every smartphone has a different way to capture screenshots and so does iPhone. Different models of iPhone have different ways to take screenshots. Here in this guide, I’ll detail how to screenshot on iPhone SE 2022, iPhone SE 2020 and iPhone SE 2016.

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How to Screenshot on iPhone SE 2022/2020/2016

On the screen that you want to take a screenshot.

1. Press the Side/Top button and the Home button at the same time.

2. Quickly release two buttons and a screenshot will be taken.

3. After a successful screenshot, a thumbnail will appear in the lower-left corner of the screen for a few seconds.

You can tap the thumbnail to open the screenshot and you can edit, delete or share it with someone else.

  • Edit the screenshot: Drag to crop the image, draw the image, add arrows, circles, texts, signature, etc. as desired.
  • Save the screenshot: Tap Done to save your edit. You can save it to Photos app or Files app.
  • Share the screenshot: Tap the Share button and you can share it via AirDrop/Messages/your chat apps or post it to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
  • Delete the screenshot: Tap the Trash Can button and choose Delete Screenshot to confirm.

Edit Screenshot

If you do not want to use the screenshot at this time, you can swipe it to the left to dismiss it and continue taking more screenshots or move on to other things.

The screenshot will be saved to Photos app and you can find it in the Recents album or in the Screenshots album under Media Types.

Usually, when you take a screenshot, you will hear the camera shutter sound. If you want to mute the sound of the screenshot, you can put your iPhone on mute.

How to Take Long Screenshot on iPhone SE

It’s possible to take a complete web page in Safari app. You can go to the webpage and take a screenshot just like the method we mentioned above.

  • Tap the thumbnail to open the screenshot and you will see two options: Screen & Full Page. Choose Full Page option and you will see the full screenshot of that page. You can drag the scroll bar to view the screenshot.
  • Edit the screenshot or share the screenshot.
  • To save the screenshot, please tap Done button and choose Save PDF to Files option.

Full Page

If you want to take a scrolling screenshot in other apps, you can let third-party apps help you make it, such as Picsew, Long Screenshot, Tailor.

How to Screenshot on iPhone SE without Home Button

If you want to screenshot on iPhone SE without Home button, you can take advantage of the AssistiveTouch or the Back Tap feature.

How to Take A Screenshot on iPhone SE via AssistiveTouch

  • Turn on AssistiveTouch: Go to Settings > Tap Accessibility > Tap Touch > Tap AssistiveTouch and turn it on.
  • Then you will see a semi-transparent button on your screen and you can tap that circle to find Screenshot option.
  • You can tap Customize Top Level Menu and click + button to add Screenshot to the AssistiveTouch menu.


Take a screenshot on iPhone SE without Home button:

When you are on the screen you want to take a screenshot, you can tap the semi-transparent button and choose Screenshot and a screenshot will be taken immediately. Then you can edit or share the screenshot.

How to Take A Screenshot on iPhone SE via Back Tap

If your iPhone SE 2020 is running on iOS 14 and later, you can use the Back Tap function to take a screenshot.

Go to Settings > Tap Accessibility > Tap Touch > Tap Back Tap at the bottom > Choose Double Tap or Triple Tap > Select Screenshot.

Back Tap

Now you can double-tap or triple-tap the back of your iPhone to take a screenshot.

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Final Words

That’s all about how to take a screenshot on iPhone SE. Usually, you can press the Home button and Side/Top button at the same to get the screenshot. If you want to take a screenshot without pressing the buttons, you can make use of the AssistiveTouch or Back Tap feature.

Lena · Editor
Lena is an editor of FoneTool, she covers backup & restore, and phone data management and so on. She enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. She loves traveling, eating, reading and so on. She takes most of time with her family when she is not working.