How To Take A Scrolling Screenshot On iPhone

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Taking a screenshot on your iPhone is probably very essential but what about a screenshot to capture everything on a webpage, email, document files like pdfs, notes, or stitching together multiple screenshots? In this article, I will be showing you guys how to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone.

Subsequently, before we could take scrolling screenshots it will definitely mandate us to use a third-party app, Generally, it is easier to take scrolling screenshots the usual way than using a third-party app on iPhone.

But with iOS now, you can easily do that with webpage, email, document files like pdfs, notes, and more in Apple’s first-party apps. More on this article we’ll also look at how to do this with content in third-party apps.

The iPhone is one of the most popular and versatile smartphones on the market today. It has an array of features that make it a great choice for many users, but did you know that you can also take scrolling screenshots?
Taking a scrolling screenshot can be helpful for capturing an entire webpage or long conversations in messages.
In this article, we will discuss how to do a scrolling screenshot on your iPhone and what features are available to help you get the best possible results.

How to Take a Scrolling Screenshot On iPhone.


With this peculiar option, on iOS devices, taking a scrolling screenshot which is also known as a “Full Page” screenshot gives you the view of everything on a document, webpage, email, document files like pdfs, notes in Apple’s apps.


  1. Take a screenshot (for iPhone 8 or less press the side or top button and home button at the same time But for iPhone X or older press the side and the volume up button at the same time)

How to screen shot on iPhone X or older How to screen shot on iPhone X or older

2. Click On Preview  in the bottom left corner before it disappears

3. Choose the Full Page option in the top right corner

    • The Full Page option will only display instances where there is more than one page worth of content on-screen making it easier for you.
How to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone

How to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone

4. You can preview all the pages, use markup, and make more necessary changes  before saving

How to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone

How to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone

5. You can also tap the crop icon (square-ish icon next to “Done”) to edit which part of the Full Page you’d like to save in other not to save both the pages you don’t want

6. Tap either Done in the top-left corner to save or click on the Share button in the top-right

How to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone


How to take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone

Third-party apps for scrolling screenshots on iPhone

Theirs are various apps for taking scrolling screenshots on apps that are not built-in. Examples of those apps are Picsew or Tailor. These apps give us more manual control they are also easy to use.

According to app ratings, Picsew does have a higher average rating compared to Tailor but both have been optimized for iPhone 12/13 as well as older iPhones. You can try out both for free before deciding to buy the full versions via in-app purchase on the iOS app store

Why can’t I take a scrolling screenshot on iPhone?

It can be frustrating when you want to take a screenshot on iPhone but are unable to capture the entire page in a single image. Have you ever wanted to scroll through a webpage and save it as one image?

Taking a screenshot on an iPhone is incredibly easy; with just a few taps and swipes, you can save whatever is currently on your screen. However, what if you need to capture something that doesn’t fit onto one page?

If your iPhone runs iOS 13 or less, you can’t take a scrolling screenshot. Apple offers this function right inside your iPhone’s built-in screenshot tool when you upgrade or run the iOS 14 or later.

The only catch is it only works for apps updated to support it, such as Apple’s first-party apps and others like Google Chrome.


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