How to Take Screenshots On Chat Without Being Detected

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The screenshot feature in Android devices has become very useful over the years. You can easily capture important information from the screen with a click of a button. Most Android devices come with the screenshot feature already installed. You can also download and install other screenshot apps.

Using the screenshot feature, you can also capture chat threads in conversations and share them with others via different platforms. In a previous related article, we highlighted some of the best screenshot apps that you can use on your device.

However, the possibility of taking screenshots of chats poses a privacy risk to users. People can take screenshots of chats you had with them and use them maliciously against you. To curb this privacy issue, social apps like Telegram and Snapchat have a feature that sends out notifications to people when you try to take a screenshot of their chat.

Sometimes though, you may require to take a screenshot of a chat for inquiry or for a genuine reason. Can you take screenshots of chats without being detected? Yes, it’s possible! Using some third-party apps, you can take screenshots of chats secretly without the owner ever knowing.

Private Screenshots

Private Screenshots is a simple-to-use but very useful app that allows you to capture screenshots secretly. The app does not broadcast any message about new screenshots to other apps. The app has a presentation mode that allows you to capture the whole screen’s content. The app then displays a draggable button which saves the current image from the screen into a file.

To use the Private Screenshots app:

  • Download and install the Private Screenshots app on your device
  • Launch the app by tapping on its icon in the app drawer
  • Grant the app the necessary permissions
  • Open the chat that you wish to capture a screenshot
  • Tap the screenshot button from the Private Screenshots app that appears on the screen
  • A screenshot will be captured and saved in a folder
  • Tap and hold the screenshot button to return to the app’s home page
  1. Private Screenshots

    Private Screenshots

    Private Screenshots is a simple-to-use but very useful app that allows you to capture screenshots secretly. The app does not broadcast any message about new screenshots to other apps. The app has a presentation mode that allows you to capture the whole screen’s content.


    Get it on Google play
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