Did you know you can crop, markup and add text to screenshots taken on your iPhone or iPad?

Firstly you need to take your Screen Shot:

  • Click the Power button and the Volume Up buttons at the same time
  • Click on the mini image of the screen shot in the bottom right hand corner (do this quickly as it will disappear after 5 seconds)
  • This will take you to the Edit screen
    • Drag any of the 4 corners to crop
    • Use the icons at the bottom to highlight or draw on the image
    • Select the colored dot to change the color of the highlighter or pen
    • Select the + to add Text, a signature, Magnify an area, change Opacity or add custom shapes
    • Any action can be undone/redone using the arrow icons at the top
  • When finished select one of 3 actions
    • Done
      • Save to Photos
      • Save to Files
      • Delete
    • Delete using the Trash icon
    • Send using the box/arrow icon
      • Send using mail, text, airdrop etc
      • Print
      • Many other options…

Edit a previously taken Screen Shot

  • To find a previously taken Screen Shot open Photos
  • Select the Screen Shot
  • Click on Edit in the top righthand corner
  • Then click on the 3 dots in the top righthand corner
  • Select Markup from the list
  • Edit as above

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