Make the captures of your Apple Watch look with a frame thanks to this shortcut — 2022

Whether on a computer or mobile, screenshots are the order of the day. But can you take screenshots on the Apple Watch? Well, as strange as it may seem because it is a device of such small dimensions, yes, it can. In this post we tell you how you can do them and how you can Fix issues that won't let you take screenshots on Apple Watch.

Take screenshots of Apple Watch

This is likely to be one of the simpler and easier functions of which we can do with an Apple Watch, but it is also one of the most useful at times and not everyone knows what to do. The first thing we should know, and that may be the reason why you do not get the captures , is to have this functionality activated. To do this you must follow the following steps:

  1. open the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. go to Settings.
  3. Swipe until you find the option Activate screenshots , which must be activated.

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If your problem was that you know how to take screenshots, but they did not appear in your gallery, it is possible that this was the problem. What we are going to see next is how to take screenshots on the Apple Watch itself. For which you just have to press the side button and digital crown at the same time . You will see at that moment how the screen flashes and even the typical sound of the screenshots is emitted.

Screenshots will be instantly saved to iPhone gallery. In this way you can now share with your friends or on your social networks which is your favorite sphere, the activity data that you have registered or anything else that you want to show and that is on your watch.

Add a frame to Apple Watch screenshots

There is a way we can embed an Apple Watch frame to capture. This is not a functionality that can be done natively, but it can be done with an app offered by Apple: Shortcuts, also known as Shortcuts by its English name. For this it will be necessary, logically, to have this app installed. The shortcut as such is somewhat complex to configure, so we facilitate its complete download by pressing here .

First of all you should make sure that you can install and use third-party shortcuts, for which you should go to Settings>Shortcuts and click on Allow unreliable shortcuts. Obviously our shortcut is safe, so we offer the guarantee that you will not introduce anything strange on your device.

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Once you have installed the shortcut you can select the screenshot of the Apple Watch in your gallery and when you click on the button Share you will find the option Device Screenshots , which you must press and then touch Apple Watch. The good thing about this shortcut is that it will allow you also add a frame to iPhone and iPad screenshots so that these also look much prettier.

So, we hope that now you can take screenshots on your Apple Watch and that they also look exceptional thanks to the possibility of adding the frames through the shortcut that we have shown.